Monday, May 26, 2014

Bharata; Author of Natyashastra

Natyashastra is the earliest surviving Indian textbook on three arts of drama, music and dancing.  It was composed in the later centuries of the Christian era by an anonymous writer who in accordance with the custom of the time, attributed the work to the ancient sage Bharata. 

Still today the best modern Indian dancers according to the rules laid down in Natyashastra.



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