Bharatnatyam is a classical Dance form originated in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Traditionally Bharatnatyam is performed as a solo dance by women; it signifies Hindu spiritual subject matters and religious ideas. The word ‘Bharatanatyam’ is derived from three primary ideas of Bhava, Raga and Thalia. It is said that Lord Brahma came to Bharata, the sage who then presented this sacred dance in an Indo-Aryan text known as the Natya Shastra, which gives the formation of Bharatnatyam dance form.
The word ‘Bharatnatyam’ is comprised of the terms, ‘Bhava’ which meant expression, ‘Raga’ which means melody, ‘Tala’ is rhythm and ‘Natya’ stands for dance. This beautiful dance shape is an act of expression, melody and rhythm. The dance is accompanied by the classical Carnatic tune. It is originated in the temples of South India as a tribute to gods in temples in South India. The dance is famous for its beautiful actions and movements This dance form is not only popular in India moreover it is also very popular abroad.
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Like all other classical dances in India Bharatanatyam in all its form consist of symbolism or symbolic gestures with a hand which are known as ‘adavus’. Different type of hand mudras is Samyuta, Jaati, Navagraha and Bandhu. The verbal message is communicated by ‘Abhinaya’ which include facial gestures. The dance form connects the artist with the audience through ‘abhinaya’ where the actors communicate with the audience through song and music.