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Bharat

(bərŭt`), a name for the Republic of IndiaIndia,
officially Republic of India, republic (2005 est pop. 1,080,264,000), 1,261,810 sq mi (3,268,090 sq km), S Asia. The second most populous country in the world, it is also sometimes called Bharat, its ancient name. India's land frontier (c.
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. It is derived from Bharata, a tribe famous in Vedic tradition. Some Indians, particularly Hindu nationalists, prefer this name to that of India, a name they believe to be of foreign origin.
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For instance, the paper on communication theory not only consists of 'mainstream' Western communication theories, but also indigenous theories or theoretical insights including that of Mimamsa philosophy, Bharata Muni's Natyashastra, Bhartrihari's Vakyapadiya, and so on.
Bharata natyam dancers wear elaborate costumes, including armlets, bangles, nose rings, ear decorations, earrings, neck ornaments, decorative waist belts, and anklets.
In discussing the ten bodily (Iariri) indicators of a performance's success (siddhi), Bharata states that "it is by the bristling of the hairs of the body that the inner experience of kutuhala towards engrossing speech is demonstrated by a gentleman" (saviksepesu vakyesu praspanditatanuruhaih I kutuhalantaravedyam bahumanena sadhyate)" (Nalyasastra 27.
For an English translation, see Muni, Bharata, The Natyasastra: English Translation with Critical Notes, ed.
It is said that Bharata Natyam traces its ancestry to divinity, Lord Shiva,
Later, as an assistant editor for Prabuddha Bharata, "Awakened India," a vedanta journal in English, I wrote a series of articles on Christian saints and the bodhisattva ideal of Buddhism from the standpoint of a vedantist.
The most recent foreign investment was made by Indian PT Indo Bharata Rayon expanding its rayon fiber factory with additional investment of US$ 127 million.
henceforth referred as NS) attributed to Sage Bharata in the tradition, is an encyclopedia of Indian fine arts (lalita kala).
Envisioning eight and sometimes nine primary emotions that are basic to the human condition, rasa theorists beginning with Bharata, possibly as early as the 3rd century BCE, delineated the qualities of feeling that attended each primary emotion, the symptoms of the feeling, substrata of emotions that might grow out of a primary emotion, and the ways in which emotions complemented or opposed each other.
Baba Bharata was the disciple of the real Yogi Ramacharaka, who was born in India in 1799, traveled on foot to visit the libraries of lamaseries and fast in mountain fastnesses, and who, at age 66, found his philosophy.
Shantha, who works with the Annapurna Dance Company, used a dance form drawn from an ancient classical style called Bharata Natyam.
The touring Asian dance group Sankalpam perform a collection of rare pieces of Bharata Natyam choreography together with local dancers from Merseyside.

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