Definitions

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  • proper n. A form of classical dance originating in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Etymologies

bharata + natyam (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And it will seamlessly move into the Bharatanatyam, which is a high classical art associated with temples in South India.

    Christopher Lydon: Real India: A Historian's Cautions on "The Indian Century" (AUDIO)

  • Ranjani Saigal, choreographer and founder of a school that teaches the ancient Indian style of dance called Bharatanatyam, had created the story of Savitri in the classic style, and it was performed for us is it would have been danced in a Temple courtyard, in twenty five dazzling minutes of virtuosic and expressive performance by the radiant sixteen year old Amudha Pazhanisamy who vividly portrayed all three characters.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • What Rukmini performed that evening was not even called Bharatanatyam; it went by the name of Sadir, a dance performed by temple courtesans to please their rich patrons.

    Analysis

  • Shankar inspired Chitrasena to break out of the traditional dancing 'parampara' and incorporate dance styles such as Bharatanatyam and Kathakali in his choreographic productions producing a varied and rich dance vocabulary.

    Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

  • The Eastern chants of 'Bharatanatyam' that open the album suggest some kind of transcendental meditation may be necessary in order to enjoy what follows.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Chatterjee†™ s choreography showcases Indian classical dances such as Bharatanatyam and Kathak alongside ballet. “We meet other cultures and make them a part of our lives.

    The Times of India

  • See some gorgeous photos of Bharatanatyam, traditional Indian dance, along with a great compilation of posts from the medical blogosphere in this week's Surgeperiences, hosted by Vijay.

    Surgexperiences and Bharatanatyam

  • The Blog that Ate Manhattan: Surgexperiences and Bharatanatyam skip to main | skip to sidebar

    Surgexperiences and Bharatanatyam

  • Viji Prakash is an internationally acclaimed dancer, choreographer, and teacher of Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian art form.

    Nina Vir: My Guru Viji Prakash

  • Hear Panjabi MC mix Punjabi folk music with hip-hop or feast your eyes on dancers Madhavi Mudgal and Alarmel Valli, who will revive the lost temple dance form Odissi with Bharatanatyam, a classical style from southern India.

    Performing arts festivals to awaken your senses

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