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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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This particular event integrates Bharata Natyam and Marathi poetry, which promises to offer a distinctive approach to the genre of dance theatre.
when Yvonne Mounsey, onetime principal dancer with the New York City Ballet and director of the Westside School of Ballet and its adjunct company, performed a "B" section costumed as the Siren in Balanchine's Prodigal Son (a role she played in NYCB in the 1950s) and improvised during an "A" section with a 13-year-old Bharata Natyam dancer.
montre qu'il connait bien les regles de pratique theatrale edictees par Bharata.
For instance, Aparna Sindhoor, whose choreography graces our cover, allows western aerial dance to influence her classical Bharata Natyam roots.
The Natya Sastra of Bharata enumerated eight classical moods or rasas that became identified as the evocative basis of artistic creations.
I learned Bharata Natyam from my mother, but I studied with Venkatalakshamma--a superstar in the field--for 15 years.
In the finished product the performers move in striking, superbly integrated ways as they speak, and in styles ranging from a mirror-image Bharata Natyam duet to an ensemble line dance to rope skipping.
The Bharadvaja family are the traditional poets of the hymlmost homophonous King Marutta, whom Brhaspati served as a priest and whom Bharata might have consulted.
Five years ago, Slippery Rock University guest artist Jaya Mani invited students to travel from their Pennsylvania campus to her hometown of Chennai, India, to study Bharata Natyam.
Whether it's Brazilian capoeira, bharata natyam, Hungarian folk dancing, or classical Cambodian, audiences will be sure to find something that moves them.
She combined Bharata Natyam with a live opera singer onstage
Whenever I heard music I would start banging my feet on the floor," says Krithika Rajkumar, a 15-year-old student of the Indian classical dance form Bharata Natyam in Oak Park, Michigan.

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