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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Excerpt from The Mirror of Aabhinaya Verify the characters on the left From: The Mirror of Gesture: Oh how I wished that other businesses in India would learn to do the same! The theatre is such as to afford a means of entertainment in the world, and a place of audience for the Vedas, for philosophy, for history, and other matters.


I really like this website! While I studied Odissi classical indian dance, this book was essential for understanding the various methods for achieving mood and feeling or “rasa” during a physical dance of strenuous technique. Look Inside the Book. Viewed times since 22nd Oct, Meenakshi Gautam marked it as to-read Apr 16, Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free.

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The Mirror of Gesture, being the Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikeshwara, translated into English, with introduction and illustrations. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

Nandikeshvara 5th century-4th century BC was the great theorist on stage-craft of ancient India. Oct 16, Mohit rated it it was amazing Shelves: Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy.

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Harini rated it really liked it Jan 06, Sugandha Swarnkar marked it as to-read Sep 16, I was so excited to see this kindle edition and promptly bought it. So thinking, I resolved to restore the science to its former eminence, which has been day by day obscured.


Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Read more Read less. Parimala Rao added it Dec 27, In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. See all free Kindle reading apps. 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: Indian male writers Indian classical music Theatre in India 2nd-century Indian scholars Theatrologists Sanskrit writers.

First of all was published the “Mirror of Gesture”, composed by one of the founders of the science, Nandikesvara, to wit; but as it was not readily understandable by all, there have been introduced into this second edition pictures of the “Hands”, with descriptions, and also particulars of the occasion of their origin, race, patron deities, etc.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Brahma explains to the Danavas: The Abhinaya Darpana, according a Nandikesvara, who is a legendary figure, is an abridgement of the Bharatarnava, an exposition on the art of dancing.

Forgotten Books February 10, Language: Notwithstanding this, it is known to everyone that in these days our people not merely neglect this lore as though it were of the common sort, but go so bopk as to declare it to be an art that is only suited for the entertainment of the vulgar, unworthy of cultivated men, and fit to be practised only by play-actors.


For those not acquainted with the Indian dramatic technique, it may be difficult to understand the importance of such texts. I ordered a book for my mother and it came within a few days from India to NYC!!

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For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy. Nandikeshvara seems to have preceded Bharata, according to Ramakrishna Kavi. Chaitra P marked it as to-read Oct 18, It has been declared by Brahma and others that the mutual relations of hero and heroine, in their esoteric meaning, partake of the nature of the relations of master and pupil, mutual service and mutual understanding; and therefore this Bharata Sastra, which is a means to the achievement of the Four Aims of Human Life, – Virtue, Wealth, Pleasure, and Spiritual Freedom, – and the most exalted science, practised even by the Devas, should also be patronized and practised by ourselves.

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Sunil Kanthak rated it it was amazing Mar 20, During this three-years’ stay in Ceylon, he formed the Ceylon Social Reformation Society and led the University Movement in which he initiated the national education, teaching of vernaculars in all schools and revival of Indian culture.

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abhinxya You know how I reverence and love with all my best the miracles of your land, but I dread for my men lest they go blind suddenly attempting to see God’s face. Laxminarayan Garg Hardcover Edition: Offer valid only once per customer.

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