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Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage

One of the most popular and widely performed dance styles in India and around the world,  bharata natyam has made the transition from its beginnings in the temples and courts of southern India to a highly respected international dance practice. In this study of a classical dance form, author Janet O'Shea tracks the choreographic transformations that accompanied the transfer of bharata natyam to the urban concert stage in the 1930s and 1940s.

Classical Indian Dance in Literature and the Arts

The book vividly presents, analyses and critiques the varied facets of Indian aesthetics, especially the theory and technique of classical Indian dance, while doing a penetrating study of interrelationship that dancing has with literature, sculpture and music. In doing so, it surveys and analyses the contribution of great Sanskrit authors, theoreticians, playwrights of ancient and classical India such as Bharata, Bhasa, Kalidasa, Sudraka, Bhavabhuti, Abhinavagupta, Jayadeva and many more along with numerous Bhasa scholars of arts, aesthetics and literature, covering each and every nook and corner of the Indian sub-continent.

Drama And Ritual of Early Hinduism

The origin of Sanskrit drama has interested scholars for a long time as crucial for our understanding of the many

Kathaka The Tradition

The book traces the history of kathaka from ancient to medieval period: its orign and continuous evolution in a struggle

Movement And Mimesis

The author traces the growth of the techniques and forms of dancing and shows how the central tradition of the art, and also the oldest, expanded by contact with peripheral regional styles including foreign ones, and eventually merged with them into a synthessis that forms the basis of present-day classical dances of India.

Nandikeshwar’s Abhinaya Darpanam sanskrit text with english translation (Revised & Enlarged)

Nandikeshwar’s Abhinayadarpan after Natyashastra, is the first major treatise on dance in Sanskrit. Encapsulated in beautiful verses by monk Nandikeshwar

Speaking of Dance

The book highlights how these time-honoured writing have contributed to the evolution of classical dancing in India. And, yet more significantly perhaps, the author ventures into a comparatively uncharted terrain seeking to explore the status of performing arts (including dance) in early Jain tradition. Focusing on the position of dancing in the contemporary cultural life of India, Mandakranta Bose shows how classical dance in India today has achived a creative blend of tradition and modernity, leading to a vigorous revival of a great heritage, a part of the larger effort towards 'nationalist rediscovery'.

Tantra Mantra Yantra in Dance

The Indian perspective has always been holistic and all-inclusive : thought and activity in different fields, at different levels, have been interlinked to produce what has been timeless. Indian arts is a classic example of such amalgamation : it interlinks aspects of art, philosophy, mythology, religion, and mysticism. This book is an attempt to unravel such links with specific reference to the Kathaka dance form.

अभिनय दर्पण

आचार्य नंदिकेश्वर विरचित अभिनय दर्पण (मूल एवं हिंदी पद्यानुवाद)

कथक नृत्य शिक्षा (द्वितीय भाग)

इस पुस्तक की रचना भातखण्डे संगीत विद्यापीठ लखनऊ, गन्धर्व महाविद्यालय मंडल - मिरज , एवं प्राचीन कला केंद्र - चंडीगढ़ की विशारद, इंदिरा कला संगीत विश्वविद्यालय - खैरागढ़ की विद , प्रयाग संगीत समिति - इलाहाबाद की प्रभाकर, राजा मानसिंघ तोमर विश्वविद्यालय - ग्वालियर की विद व संगीत कला रत्न तथा उज्जैन, इंदौर, भोपाल, बड़ौदा, वाराणसी, चंडीगढ़, पटिआला, अमृतसर आदि विश्वविद्यालय की बी.ए परीक्षा के कत्थक नृत्य विषय के पाठ्यक्रमों का सामंजस्य कर की गयी है. स्नातक स्टार के समस्त पाठ्यक्रमों के लिए तो यह पुस्तक समान रूप से उपयोगी सिद्ध होगी ही स्नातकोत्तर स्टार के विद्यार्थियों का भी इससे समुचित लाभ होगा.

कथक नृत्य शिक्षा (प्रथम भाग)

इस पुस्तक की रचना भातखण्डे संगीत विद्यापीठ, लखनऊ, गांधर्व महाविद्यालय मंडल, मिरज इंदिरा कला संगीत विश्वविद्यालय, खैरागढ़ तथा राजा मानसिंह तोमर विश्विद्यालय, ग्वालियर की प्रथम एवं मध्यमा प्रयाग संगीत समिति, इलाहाबाद की जूनियर व सीनियर डिप्लोमा प्राचीन कला केंद्र, चंडीगढ़ की नृत्य भूषण तथा उत्तरप्रदेश व मध्यप्रदेश बोर्ड की हाई स्कूल व इंटरमीडिएट के कत्थक नृत्य के पाठ्यक्रम के अनुसार की गयी है. विभिन्न विश्वविद्यालयों के बी. ए (नृत्य) के पाठ्यक्रमों के लिए भी यह सामान रूप से उपयोगी है.

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