Jānu bheda Introduction
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The introduction to the isolations of the knee. Some shlokas from subsequent literary texts were put together through Dr Padma Subramanyam's research to help understand the Nātyaśāstra better.
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Jānu bheda Shloka
Jānu bheda according to the Sangīta Ratnākara, is an Upānga. The knees are considered one of the minor limbs.
The movements of the knees are used not only for the precise control in the execution of Nritta but also to communicate meaning in the context of gesture. Some of the positions elucidate...
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In Carnatic music, Yatis are used to guide Rhythmic and musical compositions. The complexity and use of Yatis varies from one tradition to another, creating mathematical shapes and structures in the music and rhythm. We also incorporate Yatis in the choreography of adavus in dance, often choosing...