India, a land of dance: Part II

India, a land of dance: Part II

Being a Manipuri dancer, I have found it to be quite dissimilar to the other classical dance forms in India. Though it is not as globally well known as dances of southern India, there is a sense of purity and grace in it. The slow movements and graceful hand gestures make it divine and elegant just like the eternal love of Radha and Krisna. It demands extreme control of the body and agility though it looks extremely easy to perform. It has the perfectly balanced combinations of the two forms…

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