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Asamyuta Hastas

According to Natyashastra , a dancer expresses through Angikam (body), Vachikam (words),  Sattvikam(emotions) and Ahaaryam(costume). The most striking feature of Bharatanatyam is the use of hand gestures – Hasthas, (in the Angikabhinaya). It is of great importance both in the enactment of Abhinaya (Expressing emotions) and in Nritta (pure dance gestures) As per Natyashastra , Hastas are broadly categorised as: Asamyukta/Asamyuta Hastas or Single handed Gestures Samyukta/Samyuta Hastas orContinue reading “Asamyuta Hastas”