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Cultural India, India is a popular destination and boast a cultural heritage that is worth exploring. As a tourist you have many choice to explore – from cuisine to dances to music. All in diverse in nature encompass to form the culture of India. Ver few countries in the world have such an ancient and diverse culture as India’s.
Dating back to over 5000 years old civilization, India’s culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration which were absorbed into the Indian way of life. The Indian culture comprises of Indian music, Indian Dance, Indian cuisines, costumes and Indian Festivals.
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Cultural India, Indian Dances Indian dances are popular all over the world for their unique style and lucid expression portrayed by the artiste. Right Now Indian dances have the potential to recreate the magic of past era as well as represent the present with their futuristic style.
It is beloved that classical dance in India originated 2BC when the ancient treatise on dance, Natya Shastra, was compiled. Guided by the elaborate codes in the Natya Shastra and by mythology, legend and classical literature, Indian classical dance attracts many tourist all across the world. Classical dance forms have rigid rules for presentation.
ASome of the leading dance classical dance form are Bharata Natyam, Kathakali, Kathak, Manipuri, Odissi, Kuchipudi and Mohini Attam.
Culture India, Dance of Mohini is quite popular in Indian mythology. Mohini according to legends was a very beautiful woman who attracts people instantly and was an enchantress, thus Mohiniattam it is the dance of the enchantress.
It is also believed that Lord Vishnu had disguised himself as ‘Mohini’ with an intention to slay Bhasmasura and also during the churning of nectar from the ocean.
But the basis of this dance is not seduction alone. Not many know that it also signifies transformation of Lord Vishnu into a female form and also the concept of ‘Ardhnareeshwara’ i.e. male and female as one. Like many other dance forms, this was also restricted to the Devadasis.
Love and devotion to god is the major theme behind the dance. Vishnu or Krishna ismore often the hero.
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