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The Mirror of Gesture: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info exoticindia. The Abhinaya Darpana, according a Nandikesvara, who is a legendary figure, is an abridgement of the Bharatarnava, an exposition on the art of dancing. Nandikeshvara distinguishes two sources of pleasure in the spectacle: See our Returns Policy.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Under these conditions, of course, there is no room for any amateur upon the stage; in fact, the amateur does not exist in Oriental art.

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Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders. Buy the selected items together This item: If only darapna knew how unwilling these men of the theatre most of all those dissatisfied with the old sloppy order were to face the odds, and how they long to escape obligations your phrase in ‘ Sati ‘ you would almost make a yearly tour of England crying, Shun the East and the mysteries of the East ‘.

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When Brahma was a Sage in the Krta Age, and when Vaisvata Manu was preparing for the Treta Age, when popular morality is in the grasp of greed and of desire, and the world is deluded by envy, by resentment, and by weal and woe, when the Devas, Danavas, Gandharvas, Yaksas, Raksasas, Mahoragas, and the Lokapalas entered upon Jambu-dvipa, then Indra and.


Please try again later. Coomaraswamy and Duggirala Gopalakrishnayya. I am grateful to be your customer. Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts. I made this play as following the movement of the world loka-rt’-anukaranamwhether in work or play, profit, peace, laughter, battle, lust, or slaughter; yielding the fruit of righteousness to those who follow the moral law, pleasure to those who follow lust, a restraint for the unruly, a discipline for the followers of a rule, creating vigour in the impotent, zeal in warriors, wisdom in the ignorant, learning in scholars, affording sport to kings, endurance to the sorrow-smitten, profit to those who seek advantage, courage to the broken- willed; replete with the divers moods bhavasinformed with the varying passions of the soul, linked to the deeds of all mankind, the best, the middling, and the low, affording excellent counsel, pastime, weal and all else.

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Nisha Joly marked it as to-read Jan 30, The poet and playwright Bhasa who wrote in Sanskrit, scrupulously executed “in his stage direction a good number of theoretical instructions received from Nandikeshvara, overtly disregarding the strict injunctions formulated by Bharata as it is manifest in the spectacle of kutiyattam.

This event is described as follows in the first chapter of the N atya Sastra of Bharata. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Since about two thousand years, among the treatises on abhinaya known in India, there has been an uninterrupted flow of compilations containing the teachings and the reflections of several prestigious masters, with commentary by other specialists of successive centuries.