Indian Culture & History

Dance!

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“Dance first, Think later. That’s the natural Order!” ~ Samuel Beckett

Though dancing is something which makes you free and liberates your soul, the essence of a good dance is in its discipline and order.

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Dance is like a therapy to our mind, body, and spirit.  In India, dance and music are of a great importance. This non-verbal language of graceful hand gestures, facial expressions, and bodily movements has been passed down from one generation to another through a set of principles based on musical moods and rhythms. Dance – like Yoga – is an art which strikes a perfect harmony of the mind and body in both the artist and the audience.

‘Order and creativity are complimentary’.

This picture was captured at my Guru’s house during one of our practice sessions (riyaaz).


© Ashwini Nawathe, Kaleidoscope of My Life
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Hi, I'm a nature lover, a trekker and an ardent reader from Mumbai, India. After playing Lawyer for a time, I shifted to my passion and love – History! A 9 to 6 job as a Senior Executive: Research, Content Writer and Editor helps me earn by bread and butter which is ultimately spent on travel and food :)

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