The Mirror Of Gesture: Being The Abhinaya Darpana Of Nandikesvara () [ Nandikesvara, This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original . The Mirror of Gesture: Being the Abhinaya Darpana of NandikeĊ›vara (Classic Browse our editors’ picks for the best books of the year in fiction, nonfiction. All we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a library the whole world trusts. We have only staff . Abhinayadarpanam. by Ghosh,Manomohan.

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Laxminarayan Garg Hardcover Edition: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Oh how I wished that other businesses in India would learn to do the same! For those not acquainted with the Indian dramatic technique, it may be difficult to understand the importance of such texts. However, as coomaraswamy has pointed out, this work may be of immense interest to the living actor in the European theatre and will not only be profitable for him “to adopt the actual gesture language of the East, but it may inspire him with the enthusiasm and darpqna patience needful for the re-creation of the drama in his own environment.


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I have purchased several items from Exotic India: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. GORDON CRAIG, who understands so well the noble artificiality of Indian dramatic technique, has frequently asked me for more detailed information than is yet available in this too long neglected field.

So I want to cautiously open this precious and dangerous only to us queer folk book of technical instruction before the men go crazy over the lovely dancers of the King of Cambodia, before the ‘quaintness’ tickles them, before they see a short cut to a sensation. This event is described as follows in the first chapter of the “Natya Sastra” of Bharata: In a following chapter Bharata explains, in connection with the building of the theatre, how it is that the behaviour of the artist must of necessity be studied, and not impulsive; for the human actor, who seeks to depict the drama of heaven, is not himself a god, and only attains to perfect art through conscious discipline: Please try again later.


The poet and playwright Abhinayaa who wrote in Sanskrit, scrupulously executed “in his stage direction a good number of theoretical instructions received from Nandikeshvara, overtly disregarding the strict injunctions formulated by Bharata as it is manifest in the spectacle of kutiyattam. Keep up the great work guys!

Retrieved from ” https: Some consider him to be Bharata’s master. It is a great way to learn Bharat Natyam with these simple mudhras Nandikesvara wrote on his Abhinaya Darpana. Read more Read less. Pages from the book. Forgotten Books 18 April Language: I was very pleased with the meticulous method of shipping.


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Audible Download Audio Books. Send as free online greeting card. Mahesh Charu marked it as to-read May 14, Excerpt from The Mirror of Gesture: For the bull vehicle of Hindu god Shivasee Nandi bull. This drama shall be the source of all counsel in matters of flavour rasamood bhavaand every rite; it shall serve as a timely resting-place for those who are grieved, weary, unhappy, or engaged in an arduous discipline; bestowing righteousness, renown, long life, fortune, increase of reason; affording counsel to the world.

It has been demonstrated that the actors of the Kutiyattam willingly learn by heart and put into practice instructions formulated by Nandikeshvara, without always knowing or acknowledging their source.

The Mirror of Gesture Being the Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikesvara

But when I started to read it, I could not, because of the spelling mistakes that are too numerous to enumerate. Nandikeshvara 5th century-4th century BC was the great theorist on stage-craft of ancient India. See our Returns Policy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Abhinnaya helpful customer reviews on Amazon.

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