Bharata Natyam, is a classical Indian dance form that originated in the temples of Tamil Nadu. There are two perspectives on how the word Bharatanatyam came into existence, the term “Bharatham” means India and “Natyam” means dance,i.e. Bharathanatyam means “Dance of India”. Others explain the meaning of Bharatnatyam as “Bhavam” means expression, “ragam” meaning music, “thalam” meaning rhythm and “..
Bhuta Kola is an ancient form of worship which is performed to appease the holy spirits and solicit assistance from them, it is vastly practiced among the people in Udupi District,Karnataka in South India. Such ritual forms of worship remain as ancient practices intended for the blessings of the supernatural. It usually involves a ritual dancer dressing up with all the paraphernalia of costumes an..