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Mudras in Bharatanatyam

By: C. Venugopalan Nair

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, New Bharatiya Book Corporation: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104070

ISBN: 8183151523

Condition: New


The importance of gestures including poses of hands in conveying the feelings of the text to the audience is well recognized by the Indian writers in the field of Dramaturgy from the days of Bharata, The Author of the Natyasastra. Much has been written in this field down the centuries. Bharata has drawn upon, many ancient authorities on the subject to make his treatise a comprehensive masterpiece in the field of histrionics.The present monograph discusses the various topics in this connection particularly dealing with Karanas. Angaharas and Recakas and the poses of hands which are adopted by p... View more info

A New Buddhist Path: Enlightenment Evolution and Ethics in the Modern World

By: David R. Loy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Wisdom Publications/Timeless the Art Book Studio: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102263

ISBN: 1614290024

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 172. View more info

Bharata-Natya-Manjari: A Selection from Bharata's Natyasastra (Post Graduate & Research Department Series)

By: G.K. Bhat

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Pune, India, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103058

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 410. View more info

Natya-Manjari-Saurabha (Bharata's Successors on Sanskrit Dramatic Theory): A Sequel to No. 12

By: G.K. Bhat

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pune, India, Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 103059

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 604. View more info

Contemporary Indian Drama in English: Trends and Issues

By: Jaydip Sarkar (Ed.)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kaveri Book Service: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104137

ISBN: 8192624404

Condition: New


The book, a collection of research papers on the trends and issues in the plays of Badal Sircar, Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Mahesh Dattani, Mahasweta Devi and some others, is designed to cater the needs of the students and research scholars of the universities of India and abroad. The introductory chapter of the book provides a broad introduction to the growth and development of the genre called ‘Indian Drama in English’ and the circumstances in which the plays have been written and read in the last forty odd years. In each of the following chapters, the major issues of the notable pl... View more info

At Play with Krishna: Pilgrimage Dramas from Brindavan

By: John Stratton Hawley

Price: $23.65

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Seller ID: 102045

ISBN: 8120834860

Condition: New


Every year thousands of pilgrims travel to Brindavan, the village where Krishna is said to have lived as child, There, in one of north India's great spiritual centres, they witness a series of religious dramas called ras lilas, whose central roles are performed by children. By translating four plays that collectively span this cycle, John Hawley provides a lively perspective on the mythology of Krishna as Hindus experience it today. His book contains an opening chapter describing the setting in which the plays are enacted and relating them to the religious and emotional world of viewers adn pe... View more info

Navyashastriya Mool Tattvon Ki Vikas-Parampara

By: Kusum Bhuriya Datta

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101326

ISBN: 8177022725

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 264. View more info

Rasalila Kavya Main Sangeet Tattva (in Hindi)

By: Laxmi Narayan Garg

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101322

ISBN: 8177022482

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 280. View more info

Kathak Aur Abhinay (in Hindi)

By: Monika Singh

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Agam Kala Prakashan: 2013

Seller ID: 101532

ISBN: 9789381843031

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 220. View more info

Mrcchakatika of Sudraka (Sanskrit Text with Complete Translation into English, Introduction, Notes, Appendices and Extracts from the Commentaries) (Natya Natak Grantha)

By: R.D. Karmarkar

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Chaukhamba Sanskrit Pratishthan: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 101016

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 555 with 4 Appendices. View more info

Natyasastra in the Modern World: Proceedings of the 15th World Sanskrit Conference (Volume III: Special Panel on Natyasastra)

By: Radhavallabh Tripathi

Price: $8.58

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100475

ISBN: 8124607222

Condition: New


Natyashastra of Bharatamuni, considered as the fifth Veda, has remained a Samhita with a systematic presentation of conceptual frameworks, theories and practices of Indian theatre for a few millennium years. Every performing art of India (dance–drama) has drawn both theoretical and aesthetics values from Bharata and his Natyashastra, giving continuity to a legacy, as it was written to set models and standards for actors, artisans, and the playwrights. Natyashastra’s discovery in the nineteenth century was a milestone in the world history of aesthetics and theatre. The subsequent researches... View more info

Dramatic Version of Seven Major Upanisads

By: Rama Venkataraman

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100361

ISBN: 812460522X

Condition: New


The Upanishads reveal the nature of true vidya: it is the knowledge which leads to the understanding of Brahman which alone is the Reality in the world of appearances. The dramas by Shri Mani Iyer based on the Upanishads render the meaning of the Upanishads in an interesting and captivating manner so that a wider audience can gain from the Upanishadic insight. This book presents an English translation of Mani Iyer's seven Upanishadic dramas, originally in Tamil, and includes English transliteration of the original Sanskrit verses. The dramas pertain to seven of the major Upanishads: Kena, Isha... View more info

Laws and Practice of Sanskrit Drama, Vol I (Natya Natak Sangeet Grantha)

By: S.N. Shastri

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100804

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 602. View more info