The original Bharatnatyam costume did not cover most of the dancers` bodies and severely restricted the dance movements. However, with passing time several varieties of Bharatnatyam costumes have come up. The modern costumes of the Bharatnatyam dancers project the dancer`s sukshma sharira in the material
In the final section of the alapana i.e. the Sthayi, sancharas are sung in madhyama kala. These begin as well as end on the same musical note which is technically known as sthayi swara. Different sthayi swaras are used in order of both increasing and decreasing pitches, one after the other, starting with the middle octave shadja. In addition, fast paced characteristic phrases covering the 3 octaves are also included in this section.
The Bhagavad-Gita is the part of the Mahabharata. (The one great Hindu epic) The eighteenth book of the Mahabharata, which may have originally been an independent mystical poem, is the Bhagavad-Gita. The Bhagavad-Gita is the most popular Hindu scripture because in it god speaks directly to man. The Bhagavad-Gita is the song of the supreme Exalted One. The Bhagavad-Gita is significant as a scriptural form in that it contains the idea of revelation occurring through incarnation.
Another concern raised from the video is the notion that bhangra has turned into a commodity, having moved far beyond its original location. However, it should not be dismissed that this could actually be a folk revival and cultivation of modern music, making it a hybrid. Bollywood has become transnational, and the film as a whole represents a level of globalization. The song “Pretty Woman” is a good example of Bollywood cinema that has not repelled influences of the West, not resented them, but embraced and included them. This is how bhangra appeals to a diverse audience, not confining it to one culture.
The latter bases itself strictly on the epic. The Kapalik performer stands and moves around, incorporating song, dance, and acting to create a solo theatrical show. Vedamati consists of pure ballad- singing from a seated position. It features mostly a single performer who sings the couplets form the text, set to folk tunes. The singer uses a rural three- stringed tambura with bells tied at one end with castanets, symbols both as accompaniment and as props, the performer brings alive the characters, their traits, moods and situations while sitting on his knees.
There are other falaks such as, piyodafalak, kuhi, dashti, tilomjun and finally bulbulik. Apart from the different kind of music, there are also different kinds of dances. Dancing is part of almost all the traditional repertoires of Pamirian musicians. The traditional dance consist of more than 80 different types of dances. The different dances are masked dances, camel dance, rapo dance, horse dance, ghijack dance, setor dance, fox dance, chicken dance, eagle dance, daf dances, spoon dances, pantomime dances, funeral dances, mughulbozi, jag dances and many other
Hatha Yoga Pradipika is one among the three classic texts of hatha yoga,the other two texts being Gheranda Samhita and Shiva Samhita. This is a classic yogic text of fifteenth-century , which was written by Svami Svatmarama ,a disciple of great Yogic master Gorakhnath. The speciality of this text is, introduction of the practice of physical purification to make the body suitable for higher meditation or yoga.The text describes postures, breathing techniques,locks and meditation on sound for attaining higher state of realization. In Hatha Yoga Pradipika there is a list of thirty-five earlier Haṭha Yoga gurus, including Adi Natha,Matsyendranatha and Goraksanatha.The text contains chapters that covers detailed information about purification or satkarma, posture or asana, breath control or pranayama, spiritual centres in the body or chakras, coiled power or kundalini, force postures or bandha ,kriya ,power or sakti, subtle/gross physical channnels or nadi and gestures or mudras, among other topics.The more developed understanding of hathayoga has been possible by the modern research on the system.From the analysis of the Hatha Yoga Pradipika and other works by Svatmarama , better access to the understanding of the origins of hatha yoga,understanding the concept and effects of yoga have been possible. In this article ,the concept of kundalini as depicted in Hatha Yoga Pradipika has been discussed.
The dance shows a particular story – the most famous story spread is the rebellion of Ki Ageng Kutu to Bhre Kertabumi because of the corrupt governments and government’s inability to act since the queen was authoritative, thus Ki Ageng Kutu established a school for those who wanted to learn ilmu kanoragan (invincible power). In Reog dance, there are some dancers called Jathilan (usually practiced by young boys called Gemblak), Warok Ponorogo,
These folk songs are sung at the time of 'Dhamal dance (traditional folk dance) which is extremely popular in Saurashtra. Both males and females participate in rasda dance but the dhamal dance is performed exclusively by men only. They also have their traditional musical instruments. The Siddi accept both cooked and un-cooked food from any Hindu or Muslim except from the lower communities. They maintain linkages with regards to economic matters with the Kunbis, Lohanas, Memon, etc.