12 जनवरी You can find mudras with images here. Pataka पताक; Tripataka त्रिपताक; Ardhapataka अर्धपताक; Kartarimukha कर्तरीमुख; Mayur. The following photos provide a vibrant glimpse of the dance by bringing to light its different postures, stances, mudras, costumes, etc. While Kathak does not. The hasta mudras in #Kathak are the alphabet of dance, each hand gesture evoking imagery, stories, and endless narration. The ring finger touches the thumb.
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Here katthak index finger is bent along with the thumb while the other fingers are held straight. When both the palms in Pataka are joined together we get the Anjali Mudra.
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Mushti Fist When the four fingers are pressed closely against the palm while the thumb is held tightly between the palm and the other four fingers. Hamsapakshakam The swan Similar to mrigasirsha but thumb is also bent. When the four fingers are pressed closely against the palm while the thumb is held tightly between the palm and the other four fingers.
This kaathak probably be owing to its desi connections, and also the emphasis placed on improvisation and personal interpretation, which allows the scope for subjectivity in every performance. Mudras Dance in India India dance-related lists. Berunda Pair of birds When hands in Kapitta muddras is held crossed at the wrists we get the Bhairunda hasta.
Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Pathakam is done with all fingers held straight like the Stop sign. Swastikam crossed We get the swastika pose when both the palms in pataka are crossed at the wrists. Hold the thumb of your left hand with the forefingers of right hand in Shikhara hasta.
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Chandrakala Full moon Chandrakala means Digit of the Moon. The thumb is raised and held erect. These are the ones that we will use in the adavus. Matsya Fish When the right palm is placed over the back of left palm both palm being in Ardhachandra hasta.
Gestures are not new to us since we use them in our day to day activities also! In fact in the Indian culture this Mudra is very often used for greeting people. While the index finger and the Middle finger is stretched to show a scissor. However, there are certain mudras and foot movements that are used in Kathak and enhance its gestural significance. When the middle finger and the ring finger press against katha thumb while the other fingers are held straight we get the Simhamukha Hasta.
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Texts and rules that applied to other classical dance forms were also applied to Kathak, ignoring its unique subjectivity in abhinaya exploration. While Kathak does not have a structured set of mudras, over the past few decades it has mhdras acquired the usage of some.
Hence as ‘hasta’ form a distinct coded language which brings a unique poetic element while performing, akthak too when abhinaya traditional facial expressionspose attitudeand rhythm complete the language, the katham may express practically anything and everything to an attentive audience. When the fingers in Chakra hasta are bent in such a way that there is a hollow at the center of the palm we get the Samputa Hasta.
Sarpasirsham Hood of Cobra When the Hand is held in Pataka Mudra and the fingers are bend from the tip to form a hollowed palm we get Sarpashirsha Mudra. Bramharam Bee When the Index finger in the Katakamukha mudra is curled and placed in between the middle finger and the thumb we get the Bhramara mudra. Kapotham dove When the Anjali Mudra is slightly bulging at the knuckles of the palm we get the Kzthak Hasta. The ring finger and the tip of the thumb touch each other while the other fingers are held straight without any gap.
It is just like the Pataka gesture but the thumb finger is held straight and not bent like in Pataka. Karthariswastikam Denotes palace hills trees When both the hands are crossed in Kartarimukha Mudra we get the Kartariswastika Hasta. Mayuram Peacock The ring finger and the tip of the thumb touch each other while the other fingers are held straight without any gap. Events Connect Login Workspace.
Start contributing by making a profile on Sahapedia. Hastas can be used to convey an idea, thought or feeling to the viewers in conjunction with the lyrics sahitya of a song, or they may just add beauty mudrsa a movement. Avahitha Two lotuses When both hands held in Alapadma hasta are crossed at the wrists and placed near the chest we get the Avahitta hand gesture.