Author:Ileana Citaristi

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The Making of a Guru: Kelucharan Mohapatra. His Life and Times

By: Ileana Citaristi

Price: $16.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002379

ISBN: 8173043698

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 186. View more info

Traditional Martial Practices in Odisha

By: Ileana Citaristi

Price: $24.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Shubhi Publications: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037647

ISBN: 8182901359

Condition: New


The book by the celebrity danseuse Padmasree, Ileana Citaristi vividly captures the martial arts of Odisha, specially the Paik dance of a bygone era, when Paiks (derived from padatik) infantry foot soldiers of the then kalinga (the ancient name of Odisha) kept themselves in war-readliness by rigorously practicing the armed and unarmed combat styles. The book is all about such forgotten stories of valor, the skills developed with of without the swords and spears, all for ... View more info