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New Directions in Indian Dance

By: Sunil Kothari (ed.)

Price: $62.50

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Marg Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000569

ISBN: 8185026629

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 204 with numerous b/w and coloured illustrations. View more info

Sattriya: Classical Dance of Assam

By: Sunil Kothari (Ed.)

Price: $54.50

Publisher: Mumbai, The Marg Foundation: 2013

Seller ID: 1200011

ISBN: 8192110664

Condition: New


In the year 2000, the Sattriya dances of Assam received recognition as the eighth classical dance form of India. This living tradition from the monasteries known as sattras has been practised for over 500 years by celibate monks. Created by the Vaishnava saint and social reformer Sankaradeva and his principal disciple Madhavadeva in the 16th century, it possesses all the elements of classical dance, following the principles of natyashastra. Today, it has moved to the metropolitan stage, performed by male as well as female dancers. Retaining its basic core of bhakti, it has metamorphosed into a... View more info