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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Here the index finger is bent along mudraz the thumb while the other fingers are held straight. Hastas Hastas are hand gestures or symbols. While the hands are in chakra hasta bend all the fingers except the thumb and the little fingers and hold the palms tight. Utsangam shoulders When the right and left palms touches the left and right shoulder respectively in Mrigashirsha mudra we get the Utsanga hasta.
List of mudras (dance)
There should be no gap between the fingers. In fact in the Indian culture this Mudra is very often used for greeting people.
Paasha – When the both the hands in Tamrachuda are interlocked with one another we get the Pasha hasta. 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. Unlike Asamyutha hastas, these gestures require use of both the palms to convey the message or a particular meaning. When the ring finger and the middle finger of both hands are placed one over the other akthak the Index finger and the little fingers point downwards we get the Khatava hasta.
While Kathak does not have a structured set of mudras, over the past few decades it has gradually acquired the usage of some. Natya Shastra Abhinavabharati Mudras. The ring finger and the little finger are raised at angles as shown.
Swastikam crossed We get the swastika pose when both the palms in pataka are crossed at the wrists. Powered by Kahak your own unique website with customizable templates.
When the right and left palms touches the left and right shoulder respectively in Mrigashirsha mudra we get the Utsanga hasta. However, there are certain mudras and foot movements that are used in Kathak and enhance its gestural significance. When the fingers in Chakra hasta are bent in such a way murdas there is a hollow at the center of the palm we get the Samputa Hasta. 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.
When both the palms in Pataka are joined together we get the Anjali Mudra. Pathakam is done with all fingers held straight like the Stop sign. The right palm is vertically held and the left palm is horizontally placed over the it. 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.
Kwthak the Thumb and the little finger are bent or meet each other while the Index Middle and the ring finger are held straight. 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.
Avahitha Two lotuses When both hands held in Alapadma hasta are mmudras at the wrists and placed near the chest we get the Avahitta hand gesture. This could probably be owing to its desi connections, and also the emphasis placed on improvisation and personal interpretation, which allows the scope for subjectivity in every performance.
Just take some time and think of what gesture you would use for following situations: Berunda Pair of birds When hands in Kapitta hasta is held crossed at the wrists we get the Bhairunda hasta. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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When the middle finger and the ring finger press against the thumb while the other fingers are held straight we get the Simhamukha Hasta. The thumb can also be placed on the four fingers. Texts and rules that applied to other classical dance forms were also applied to Kathak, ignoring its unique subjectivity in abhinaya exploration. When the Anjali Mudra is slightly bulging at the knuckles of the palm we get the Kapota Hasta.
Kathak: Mudras List
Fingers are bent from the knuckles except for the little finger and the thumb which is held straight.