KATHAK MUDRAS PDF

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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Mudras Dance in India India dance-related lists.

When both hands held in sarpashirsha hasta is crossed at the wrists we get the Nagabandha hand gesture. While the hands are in chakra hasta bend all the fingers except the thumb and the little fingers and hold the palms tight. However, there are certain mudras and foot movements that are used in Kathak and enhance its gestural significance.

Trishoolam Trident When the Mudars and the kathhak finger are bent or meet each other while the Index Middle and the ring finger are held straight.

The thumb is raised and held erect. Hamsapakshakam The swan Similar to mrigasirsha but thumb is also bent. When the middle finger and the ring finger katnak against the thumb while the other fingers are held straight we get the Simhamukha Hasta.

One of the most striking features of Indian classical dance is the use of hand gestures. Touch the right thumb to the left palms middle finger. The ring finger and the tip of the thumb touch each other while the other fingers are held straight without any gap. While doing Shikhara mudra bending the pointer finger and pressing it over the thumb is the Kapitta mudra.

This Gesture looks like the weapon Trishula. In this Mudra all the fingers are held straight and close together like the stop sign except for the ring finger which is bent. Dola Walking gait When the pataka hasta is placed to the sides of the thigh we get the Dola hasta. Bollywood song and dance Hindi dance songs Nautch. The Abhinaya Darpan a descriptive primmer for dancers mentions that the dancer should sing the song by the throat, express the meaning of the song through hand gestures, show the state of feelings in the song by eyes, and express the rhythm with his or her feet.

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The little finger points up and thereafter the other fingers follow. The right palm is vertically held and the left palm is horizontally placed over the it.

Katva bed When the ring finger and the middle finger of both hands are placed one over the other and the Index finger and the little fingers point downwards we get the Khatava hasta. Utsangam shoulders When the right and left palms touches the left and right shoulder respectively in Mrigashirsha mudra we get the Utsanga mudeas.

Kathak Hand Gestures (Kathak Hastra Mudra) by Chloe Gisborne on Prezi

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. Kapotham dove When the Anjali Mudra is slightly bulging at the knuckles of the palm we get the Kapota Hasta.

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. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates.

When the Palms in Ardhachandra mudra touch each other vertically and horizontally we get the Chakra Mudra. Chandrakala Full moon Chandrakala means Digit of the Moon.

Kurma Tortoise While the hands are in chakra hasta bend mudrws the fingers except the thumb and the little mudrax and hold the palms tight. When the Index finger in the Katakamukha mudra is curled and placed in between the middle finger mudrass the thumb we get the Bhramara mudra. Katham Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When both hands held in Alapadma hasta are crossed at the wrists and placed near the chest we get the Avahitta hand gesture.

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. Mukulam bud When all the five finger are brought together and touch each other at the tip.

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Shivalingam Shiva Linga Hold Ardhacandra in the left hand palm facing up. Pathakam is done with all fingers held straight like the Stop sign. It is done when the Index finger is bent while doing the Pataka Mudra. All the finger are held straight and together except the thumb finger which is held apart.

It is known for its complex footwork, sharp spins, abhinaya, and technical virtuosity. Hold the thumb of your left hand with the forefingers of kahak hand in Shikhara hasta.

Hastas Hastas are hand gestures or symbols. Fingers are bent kathwk the knuckles except for the little finger and the thumb which is held straight. The following photos provide a vibrant glimpse of the dance by bringing to light its different postures, stances, mudras, costumes, etc.

The inner palm facing up. In fact in the Indian culture this Mudra is very often used for greeting people. The thumb mkdras also be placed on the four fingers. When the ring finger and the middle finger of both hands are placed one over the other and the Index finger kathao the little fingers point downwards we get the Khatava hasta.

Gesture is a symbolic action by which a thought, a feeling or intention is expressed. Texts and rules that applied to other classical dance forms were also applied to Kathak, ignoring its unique subjectivity in abhinaya exploration.

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.

List of mudras (dance)

I have read and agree to the. Swastikam crossed We get the swastika pose when both the palms in pataka are crossed at the wrists. When the Anjali Mudra is slightly bulging at the knuckles of the palm we get the Kapota Hasta.

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