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Dr Manorama B. N.
The concept of jewellery is an ancient one as is evident in the excavation samples from the sites of ancient civilisations, such as the Dancing Girl bronze statue belonging to the Indus Valley Civilisation. This desire to adorn oneself with jewellery is, however, not confined to any given class or…
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Ram Bhat N.
Ram Bhat (RB): Namaskara Radhamma. The gejje (anklet) is a significant part of both Bharatanatyam and Yakshagana, and generally we use the anklets available in the market. You and your husband, the late Raghavacharya, mastered the art of making these anklets traditionally. Could you tell us how it…
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The article is about the Bhagavata Mela plays that take place in the village of Saliyamangalam.
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Ashish Mohan Khokar
  Shanta Rao made a mark as a strong woman dancer on the Indian stage. She was rather manly looking on stage for those days of delicate dancers, showing strength of body and mind, no wonder she could take to a masculine form like Kathakali with aplomb. She was a strange mixture of deep intellect,…
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This article is the text of the address delivered by T. Balasaraswati to the Committee on Research in Dance (CORD) at Hawaii in August 1978.
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Presidential Address delivered by T. Balasaraswati at the 47th Annual Conference of The Music Academy, Madras
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S. Gopalakrishnan: The three great Chola temples in Tanjavur—Brihadisvara, Gangaikondacholapuram and Darasuram—could you elaborate on the roles these three temples played in the fields of music, dance and other art forms of Tanjavur?   Rama Kausalya: I’ll give some introduction first of all. There…
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