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8 forms of Indian classical dances

Indian classical dance is an umbrella term to represent various dance art forms termed Natya. Hindu musical dances can be traced as back as 400 BC when Bharata Muni started the Natya Shastra. Eight Indian dance styles are defined by … Continue reading

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Kathak – The classical Dance of North India

Kathak is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dances. Kathak originated from North India. The word Kathak is derived from the Sanskrit word katha or story. In Sanskrit, katthaka means a person who tells a story. In the … Continue reading

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