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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Varaha Boar When both hands in Mrigashirsha hasta and the left palm is placed over the right palm we get the Varaha hasta.
This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Pathakam is done with all fingers held straight like the Stop sign. Natya Shastra Abhinavabharati Mudras. When both the kwthak in Pataka are joined together we get the Anjali Mudra.
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Here the index finger is bent along with the thumb while the other fingers are held straight. One of the most striking features of Indian classical dance is the use of hand gestures. The Abhinaya Darpan a descriptive primmer for dancers mentions jathak 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.
Kahtak Read Edit View history. They are of 2 kinds in dance: Katva bed When the kkathak 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. Kahak Ardhacandra in the left hand palm facing up. When the Thumb and the little finger are bent or meet each other while the Index Middle and the ring finger are held straight.
The following photos provide a vibrant glimpse of the dance by bringing to light its different postures, stances, mudras, costumes, etc. In fact in the Indian culture this Mudra is very often used for greeting people. The right palm is vertically held and the left mhdras is horizontally placed over the it. Mayuram Peacock The ring finger and the tip of the thumb touch each other while the other fingers are held straight without any gap.
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. Creation Desk Acivity My Group. Naagabandaka Snakes twisting and coiling When both mudrzs held in sarpashirsha hasta is crossed at the wrists we get the Nagabandha hand gesture.
Commons category link is locally defined Commons category link is on Wikidata using P Dola Walking gait When the pataka hasta is placed to the sides of the thigh we get the Dola hasta. The unique aspect of abhinaya expression in Kathak is that the hand gestures and facial expressions resemble our normal, everyday life expressions and are not strictly codified and prescribed like in other classical dance forms.
Paasha – When the both the hands in Tamrachuda are interlocked with one another we get the Pasha hasta. 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. While the index finger and the Middle finger is stretched to show a scissor. Trishoolam Trident When the Thumb and the little finger are bent or meet each other while the Index Middle and the ring finger are held straight.
Hastas can be used to convey an idea, thought or feeling to the viewers in conjunction with the lyrics sahitya of a song, or they may just add beauty to a movement. Swastikam crossed We get the swastika pose when both the palms in pataka are crossed at the wrists.
List of mudras (dance)
kafhak Sarpasirsham Hood of Cobra 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.
All the finger are held straight and together except the thumb finger which is held apart.
When both the hands in Ardhachandra hasta are placed over one another and only the Thumbs are interlocked we get the Garuda hasta. Release the thumb in Suchi Mudra and hold it straight Padmakosam Lotus Bud All the fingers are stretched and slightly brought closer to form Padmakosha.
The inner palm facing up. The thumb can also be placed on the four fingers. Hamsapakshakam The swan Similar to mrigasirsha but thumb is also bent.
Kathak: Mudras List
These are the ones that we will use in the adavus. The Middle finger Ring finger and Little finger is pressed against the thumb while the forefinger is held straight.
Texts and rules that applied to other classical dance forms were also applied to Kathak, ignoring its unique subjectivity in abhinaya exploration. The little finger points up and thereafter the other fingers follow. This is a list of only a few hastamudras. While doing Shikhara mudra bending the pointer finger and pressing it over the thumb is the Kapitta mudra.