In the repertoire of the classical dances of India, the Manipuri dance-form represents a unique style with its graceful and undulating movements. The dances recreate the enchanted world of Radha and Krishna and are suffused with spiritual beauty.
This volume of Marg leads the reader into the lovely valley of Manipur, and describes the Vaishnavite tradition of dance against the backdrop of ancient myths and historical events. It provides fascinating glimpses of the Manipur dance-form in all its variegated hues. Eminent scholars have traced the legendary origins of this dance-form and its place in the culture of Manipur. Leading exponents have contributed detailed essays on its technique – body movements and facial expressions, music and literary compositions, as well as on the Gurus of this dance-form.
128 pages, hardbound with dustjacket, full of glossy, color and B&W photos.