Sthanas/ Positions used in Adavus
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Adavus have starting , transitory and ending positions. It is important to know, understand and embody these positions before embarking on Adavu practice. These positions are mentioned in the Natyashastra and Abhinaya Darpana with different names. The RK Method refers primarily to the Natyashastra.
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Arm positions in adavus
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