Manipuri, the classical dance from the eastern-most end of India, is marked by a delicacy that is steeped in tradition. The book takes one through the subtle nuances of the form of the supernatural to the mythological, concerned as it is with the lives of celestial beings, deities, demons and sages. One of the most memorable sights of Manipur is the dance of the region performed amid complicated rituals and in a language of unrecognizable nasat twang and sounds. The stiff red, green and gold spangled skirts shimmering under ...

Manipuri 2015, Wisdom Tree, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9788186685150