HON101 dance and hinduism notes

HON101 dance and hinduism notes - Dance and Hinduism...

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Dance and Hinduism Bharatanatyam Devadasi-dancing class? Nataraja/kali Temple dancers Snake/cobra dances Rituals http://www.literature-study-online.com/essays/narayan-guide.html http://books.google.com/books? http://books.google.com/books? http://www.123helpme.com/preview.asp?id=31620 http://www.english-literature.org/essays/narayan-guide.php http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/15398/rk_narayans_the_guide_and_buchi_emechettas. html http://www.languageinindia.com/oct2008/languageillusiondelphina.html http://www.inflibnet.ac.in/ojs/index.php/JLCMS/article/viewFile/387/363 Socio-Cultural matrix: Narayan’s The Guide introduces the orthodox society that looks down on the dancing class, Devadasi. Rosie gets married to Marco more to get out of the social indignity. Raju’s uncle ostracises Raju for having any truck with Rosie. His mother cannot bear to live in the same house with Rosie. Once a man dons saffron robes, he is a Sadhu and the community reveres him. He becomes a philosopher and Guide for them. Even when Raju confesses his guilt, Velan does not bother to change his opinion, as the past of a sadhu is not to be explored into. Life of Indians being dull, they snatch at anything that holds a promise of the sensational. That a sadhu has undertaken fasting to bring rain catches their imagination , they are on a holiday frency to look at him. Once they have clamped the responsibility on a hero to solve the problem, they are free to pursue their own routine . The concept of sharing responsibility is beyond Indian psyche. http://www.britannica.com/facts/5/246303/Devadasi-as-discussed-in-Hinduism-religion http://www.thehindu.com/arts/dance/article956269.ece http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/01260/history1.html http://india.gov.in/knowindia/bharatanatyam.php http://www.artandculture.com/feature/200 http://www.indiaparenting.com/indianculture/dances/dance008.shtml http://www.hinduyuva.org/tattva-blog/2007/09/indian-dance-and-hinduism-by-swathi-kamakshi/ http://www.indiachildren.com/banners/Hinduism/hinduism_sample_pages.pdf
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Sex, Symbolism, Illusion: -The illusion in Raju's life is Rosie, who entices him away from the daily grind of normal life. -Thus Raju never views Rosie in the real world but almost in a dream, and Rosie becomes the
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