Nrityasadhana ensures a well – balanced training system of both – modern and i-e “guru – shishya parampara” thus imbibing a guru’s vision towards art of life.
Training courses in Bharatanatyam and Odissi dance stream are available up to Ph.D. level. Apart from regular training of dance, lectures on music, sculptures, yoga and other allied art are also organized.
The earliest mention of this classical dance form is found in Bharata Muni’s Natyasastra. This 2nd century treatise on dance and drama, in speaking of the regional verities of classical dancing, particularly states the existence of an eastern southern style known as the precursor of the present Odissi.
Odissi may claim to be the oldest classical dance style on the basis of archaeological evidences. From the sculptural representations and epigraphically records, it is evident that there was a particular mode
The origin and antiquity of Bharatanatyam can be traced back to the Vedas and to the figure of the dancing girl in Mohenjo-Daro. The sculptural evidences from the 5th century onwards reveal various changes and development.
Bharatha in his Natyasastra trace the origin of Natya as follows. Once the entire Jambudvipa were full of Yakshaas, Gandharvas, Serpent class and the Rakshas. The Astha-dikpalakas found it very difficult