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Dattilam

By: Mukund Lath

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 033483

ISBN: 8120805860

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 254. View more info

Malavikagnimitram of Kalidasa

By: N.P. Unni

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, New Bharatiya Book Corporation:

Seller ID: 1200950

ISBN: 8183152317

Condition: New


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History of Natyasastra

By: N.P. Unni

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103988

ISBN: 8183152422

Condition: New


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Languid Bodies Grounded Stances: The Curving Pathway of Neoclassical Odissi Dance

By: Nandini Sikand

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112288

ISBN: 9789386392411

Condition: New


Widely believed to be the oldest Indian dance tradition, odissi has transformed over the centuries from a sacred temple ritual to a transnational genre performed throughout the world. Building on ethnographic research in multiple locations, this book traces the evolution of odissi dance and reveals the richness, rigor, and complexity of the form as it is practiced today.Dance travels via physical bodies, and although odissi is performed the world over, the bodies perform... View more info

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Revealing the Art of Natyasastra

By: Narayanan Chittoor Namboodiripad

Price: $16.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037328

ISBN: 8121512182

Condition: New


This book unveils the secret world of Indian classical theatre?the fundamental principles of sublime grace, stage presence, and effective communication of emotions. It analyzes the techniques of Centripetal Effect, Centre Point, and the Introspective Illusion that influence the presentation of plays. It also analyzes the secret of grace. Bharata Muni has given an unbelievably detailed study of the facial muscles and head movements. He orders What to do but not Why? The f... View more info

Glossary of Natya Sastra

By: Naresh Gupta

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications:

Seller ID: 035509

ISBN: 817030394X

Condition: New


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Hand Gestures of Hasthalakshanadeepika in Mohiniyattam (through illustrations and notations)

By: Nirmala Paniker

Price: $18.25

Publisher: Kerala, India, Natana Kairali: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036686

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 304 with numerous colour illustrations and line diagrams. View more info

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Cultural Rhythms in Emotions, Narratives and Dance

By: Nita Mathur

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000358

ISBN: 8121509939

Condition: New


Art is a vital component of culture in a generic sense and of being cultured in a specific sense. This book identifies the interplay between dance and lifestyle in the specific context of Tamil Brahmin culture. It sets out an agenda which raises fundamental issues concerning cultural construction of identity in the matrix of symbolic configurations, experience and expression of emotions, rituals, dance and life philosophy. The rhythms of Tamil Brahmin culture integrate c... View more info

Bharatanatyam (Dances of India Series)

By: Pratibha Prahlad; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014370

ISBN: 8186685111

Condition: New


Bharatanatyam, one of the more popular classical dance forms, is a composite art. Widely practiced in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, it is at once a sensual and divine experience. It was performed by dancers who were called devadasis in the temples as an integral part of the religious rituals. The erstwhile princely courts patronised the temples and thus its various traditions, from where the dance form drew its sustenance. Printed Pages: 99 with numerous colour illustrations... View more info

Art of Dancing: Classical and Folk

By: Priyabala Shah

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 2005

Seller ID: 103162

ISBN: 8171102697

Condition: New


Dance is defined as the rhythmic physical movement prompted by feelings and emotions. The rhythmie movement may be of any or all parts of the body in accordance to some scheme. Every beast and human being dances to express the innermost passions.But dance as an art came into existence with the growth of human society and civilisation. We find a detailed account of this art in several old Sanskrit works- Abhinaya Darpana, Bharata’s Natyashastra, Sangita Ratnakara, Dhana... View more info

Indian Ballet Dancing

By: Projesh Banerjee

Price: $13.52

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108036

ISBN: 817017175X

Condition: New


"Out of the Variegated styles of Indian dance, the author, a reputed balletomane of the country, who is well known and popular among the choreographers and coryphées, has selected this particular type, viz, the Indian ballet which besides the two other forms, classical and folk-dances, is itself a separate form with its individualistic character and technique. View more info

Basic Concepts of Indian Dance

By: Projesh Banerji

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Oriental Studies/Chaukhamba Orientalia: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100705

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 274. View more info

Natyasastra of Bharatamuni: Sanskrit Text, Romanized Text, Commentary of Abhinava Bharati by Abhinavaguptacary and English Translation, 4 Vols

By: Puchpendra Kumar

Price: $119.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2014

Seller ID: 111334

ISBN: 8183152473

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 2080. View more info

Manipuri (Dances of India Series)

By: R.K. Singhajit Singh; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002474

ISBN: 8186685154

Condition: New


Manipuri, the classical dance from the eastern-most end of India, is marked by a delicacy that is steeped in tradition. Intertwined with the form are the martial arts and rituals of the region. The book takes one through the subtle nuances of the form of the supernatural to the mythological, concerned as it is with the lives of celestial beings, deities, demons and sages. Printed Pages: 94 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

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Indian Entertainment

By: R.N. Saletore

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020060

ISBN: 8121500265

Condition: New


This book furnishes probably for the first time a full and racy account of the entire spectrum of Indian entertainment from the angles of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam. This scrutiny is based on original and secondary sources, epigraphy, archaeology, numismatics and tradition, to render it authentic and acceptable to scholars and the general public. In this examination of Indian Entertainment, modern games like cricket and so forth are excluded because they are n... View more info

The Theatre According to the Natyasastra of Bharata

By: R.P. Kulkarni

Price: $11.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kanishka Publishers, Distributors: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023561

ISBN: 81-85475-1-4

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 132 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Natyasastra of Bharatamuni: With Sanskrit Commentary Abhinavabharati of Abhinavagupta and English Introduction, 4 Vols

By: R.S. Nagar & K.L. Joshi

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Parimal Publications: 1994

Seller ID: 103163

ISBN: 8171100023

Condition: New


Natyasastra of Bharatamuni is the oldest available treatise on dramaturgy and the kindred arts. Like other Indian Sciences it claims a divine origin and is regarded as a Natya-veda. It was originally created by Brahma on the request of gods as a means of diversion. It was within the request of all irrespective of their caste and creed. Brahma passed it on to Bharata and asked him to propagate with the help of his one hundred sons.The Natyas'astra treats all possible subj... View more info

Natyasastra and the Indian Dramatic Tradition (Samiksika Series-3)

By: Radhavallabh Tripathi (Ed.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202100

ISBN: 9789380829111

Condition: New


The National Mission for Manuscripts was established in February 2003 by the Ministry of Culture. Its purpose is to locate, document, preserve and disseminate the knowledge content of Indian manuscripts. While looking ahead to reconnect with the knowledge of the past, the Mission is in the process of trying to re-contextualize the knowledge contained in manuscripts for the present and the future generations. The Mission organizes seminars on various subjects related to I... View more info

Kuchipudi (Dances of India Series)

By: Raja and Radha Reddy; Seried Editory: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022409

ISBN: 818668512X

Condition: New


Kuchipudi, from Andhra Pradesh, was originally a dance-drama form. This is the first attempt to demystify the nuances of a form that has always been the preserve of the males. The dramatic content of the form was passed from one generation to the other without any written script. It was only in the last century that pure dance sequences have been culled out to evolve a style that is distinct from the form of the same generic name. Printed Pages: 96 with numerous colour ... View more info

Odissi: The Dance Divine

By: Ranjana Gauhar

Price: $26.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2007

Edition: Fisrt Edition

Seller ID: 017031

ISBN: 8189738178

Condition: New


Printed pages: 143 alongwith numerous coloured photographs. View more info

Kathaka: The Tradition. Fusion and Diffusion

By: Ranjana Srivastava

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024128

ISBN: 8124604738

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 288 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Tantra Mantra Yantra in Dance: An Exposition of Kathaka

By: Ranjana Srivastava

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032945

ISBN: 8124602689

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 160 with numerous colour and b/w plates. View more info

India's Kathak Dance: Past, Present, Future

By: Reginald Massey

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Abhinav Publications/Kaveri Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 107908

ISBN: 8170173744

Condition: New


"All the major dance styles of the Indian subcontinent share a common root system of ethical and aesthetic values. Hence no single style can claim to be ‘purer’ or ‘older’ than any other. Kathak- the style that grew, took shape and flourished in the northern regions of the subcontinent-has been misunderstood and misinterpreted on account of ignorance and prejudice from various quarters. This book sets out, therefore, to rectify incorrect perceptions by presen... View more info

Dance as Yoga: The Spirit and Technique of Odissi

By: Rekha Tandon

Price: $29.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116777

ISBN: 9789385285844

Condition: New


Dance as Yoga addresses the background, technique and embodiment of the odissi dance form. It describes odissi's mechanism for creating, dispersing, and expressing energy, as well as some early experiments in choreography that extended its accepted parameters with reference to Choreological Studies. It is meant for both performers and audiences to better appreciate the reasons for the restraints inherent in such dance forms and, by doing so, have an informed appreciation... View more info

Kathakali (Dances of India Series)

By: S. Balakrishnan; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014181

ISBN: 8186685138

Condition: New


Kathakali from the southern-most tip of India, Kerala, is characterised by its exaggerated and extravagant style that delves into mythology for its sustenance. The form has been shrouded in mystery and the book tries to demystify the elaborately defined body kinetics and the eloquent hand gestures enhanced by the stylised make-up and costumes. Printed Pages: 94 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

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Dance Drama in Theory and Practice: Vol. I

By: S. Ramaratnam

Price: $74.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037953

ISBN: 8121512581

Condition: New


Dance Drama in Theory and Practice is a documentation of nearly a hundred years of growth and development of a precious art-form that developed in south India, more particularly in Tamil Nadu. The origin of Dance Drama may be traced to the Sanskrit Drama which is firmly grounded in lyrics and music. Texts like Natyasastra and Abhinayadarpana are the basis for both Dance and Drama. Dance forms like Bharatanatyam, Kudiyattam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali, Yaksagana and Bhagavatame... View more info

A Companion to Indian Music & Dance

By: S.C. Banerji

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications:

Seller ID: 035069

ISBN: 8170302404

Condition: New


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Nityasumangali: Devadasi Tradition in South India

By: Saskia C. Kersenboom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039724

ISBN: 8120803302

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 247. View more info

Birju Maharaj: The Master Through My Eyes

By: Saswati Sen

Price: $23.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037478

ISBN: 9789381523827

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 218. View more info

Odissi (Dances of India Series)

By: Sharon Lowen; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023422

ISBN: 8186685162

Condition: New


This overview of the classical dance of Orissa spans its historical development from the 2nd century B.C. It traverses through the feminine temple dance tradition, the medieval spreading of spiritual conciousness, through the bhakti inspired dance of young boys in the gotipua tradition. And most importantly, its revival in the 20th century as part of India's reclamation of national identity. The repertoire, training and technique of today's Odissi is explained with a cla... View more info

Performing for Tourists: Redefining Performances, Performers and Audiences

By: Shiva Rijal

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031297

ISBN: 8124605432

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 203 with numerous colour illustrations. View more info

Indian Theatre and Dance Traditions

By: Shovana Narayan

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Harman Publishing House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024818

ISBN: 8186622616

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 172 with 36 colour plates. View more info

Kathak (Dances of India Series)

By: Shovana Narayan; Series Editor: Alka Raghuvanshi

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Tree: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022413

ISBN: 8186685146

Condition: New


Kathak, northern India's most popular dance form, originated in the Indo-Gangetic plains. This text on Kathak provides an excellent overview of the form, incorporating a wealth of information on its origin and salient features. Tracing its over 2000-year-old history, it answers many of the questions that frequently plague interested viewers as well as connoisseurs. It corrects, and puts into proper perspective, a number of misconceptions that are related to the dance for... View more info

Kutiyattam: The Heritage Theatre of India

By: Sudha Gopalakrishnan

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036623

ISBN: 8189738828

Condition: New


Kutiyattam: The Heritage Theatre of India, is the first major book on this vibrant theatre tradition that existed in India from the times of the Natya Sastra. It traces the history and evolution of Kutiyattam through different ages, its aesthetics and theatre grammar as well as the challenges in its transmission to a new generation of artists and viewers. Kutiyattam is widely acknowledged as the only living link to India’s ancient theatrical tradition. While its origin... 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 met... View more info

Meeting Lives

By: Tulsi Badrinath

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024852

ISBN: 8189738380

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 244. View more info

The Life and Times of La Meri: The Queen of Ethnic Dance

By: Usha Venkateswaran

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya in Association with Aryan Books International: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031376

ISBN: 8173052921

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 129. View more info

Tagore's Mystique of Dance

By: Utpal K. Banerjee

Price: $36.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Niyogi Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036602

ISBN: 8189738968

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 260 with numerous colour illustrations View more info

Teyyam: A Divine Dance Tradition of Kerala

By: V. Jayarajan; General Editor: Kishor K. Basa

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024424

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 182 with maps and colour illustrations. View more info

Natyacudamani of Somanarya (with a Telugu Commentary): A Critical edition and Translation

By: V. Premalatha (Ed.)

Price: $16.15

Publisher: New Delhi, Dev Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1202097

ISBN: 9789380829258

Condition: New


About the Book The Natyacudamani of Somanarya is an unpublished musicological work written in Sanskrit and is accompanied by a Telugu commentary. The author of this work is Astavadana Somanarya who is said to have lived during the reign of King Acyutarya of the Vijayanagara Empire (1540 AD). The Telugu commentary seems to belong to a later period. The present edition is brought out with the help of fifteen manuscripts. Though the title reads Natyacudamani, the available ... View more info