History Of Bharata Natyam

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History Of Bharata Natyam

  1. 1. History of Bharata Natyam <br />By: Isabella Diaz<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>Bharata Natyam-a classical dance style of southern India that combines artistic that has a sense of spirituality
  3. 3. The name in parts means</li></ul>BHA-Bharata(Drama)<br />RA-Raga(Music)<br />TA-Tala(Dance)<br />The Meaning of the Name <br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>About three millenniums ago Bharata (creator of the dance) wrote a dance which included three main arts of India (music, dance, and drama)
  5. 5. Bharata Natyam is a traditional Indian dance.
  6. 6. Still to this day this dance is one of the most popular practiced dance in India.</li></ul>About Bharata Natyam<br />
  7. 7. This dance was originally performed by the Devadasis (women who devoted there time to the temple as dancers and musicians to perform in the temple.)<br />The dancers once started performing in the Royal Courts they were called Rajanarthikas.<br />About the Dancers <br />
  8. 8. Originated from Tamil Nadu<br />This dance is a form of yoga which uses all of the body parts in a elegant and artistic way.<br />Was founded by Shiva <br />About the dance <br />
  9. 9. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prQOdTmF8u0<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prQOdTmF8u0<br />A Videos of the dance<br />
  10. 10. Pictures<br />Shiva<br />
  11. 11. http://www.natya.com/-pages/-frames/bharatanatyam.html<br />http://onlinebharatanatyam.com/2007/06/bharatanatyam-history/<br />http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/01260/history1.html<br />http://www.indiaparenting.com/indianculture/dances/dance001.shtml<br />Pictures from Google images <br />My recourses<br />

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