Manipuri Dance

  Manipuri is a generic name that covers all the dance forms of the state of Manipur. Dance is intricately woven in the Manipuri society. The Manipuris consider themselves as having descended from the ‘Gandharvas’, who are considered as the semi-divine legendary...

Kuchipudi

  Kuchipudi, which is sometimes referred as ‘Ata Bhagavatham’, is a dance-drama form named after the village in Andra Pradesh from where it originated. It evolved during the 14th and 16th centuries under the influence of the Bhakti movement and the growing Krishna...

Odissi

  Odissi is regarded as one of the oldest surviving classical dance forms based on the archaeological evidences. This traditional dance was performed in the temples of Orissa as a religious rite and offering by the temple dancers known as ‘Maharis’. It finds a mention...
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