In the last part of this series, we explained a few viniyogas of Mushti and Hamsapaksha mudras. Here we are explaining some more viniyogas of Mushti mudra.
Patakam mudra is used to describe the Sun, Elephant, King, Earth, Calmness and much more and is notated differently in each of these contexts. In the…
To perfect the Mohiniyattam adavus a dancer should undergo many years of training rigorous training under a guru.
The virtuoso actor bagged three national awards and eleven state awards and was dead against superstardom “No Sir, I won’t come.” “Why?” “He is a very…
Mohiniyattam Guru Nirmala Paniker’s new book Mohiniyattam – A search for its roots, which describes the history and evolution of lyrical dance Mohinitattam is happening on…
How to perform Jaganam group of Adavus?
Unlike his Kritis praising Krishna, Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi’s compositions praising lord Shiva are not popular. But they are unique in many ways.
Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple explores the burden of self-expectation and the price one pays for a perceived notion of mediocrity.
Bollywood film Mimi raises several concerns around surrogacy in India. Commercial surrogacy comes with health, mental hazards. It can’t become a poverty eradication programme.
Rakhi Sarkar is the founder of CIMA (Centre of International Modern Art), one of India’s premier art centres.