.Asamyukta Hasta or Single Hand Gesture

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Asamyuktahastas are done using single hand. The Natyshastra mentions about 28 Mudras ieuptoTrishula Mudra. There are four new mudra added to this list ieKataka, Vyagraha, Ardhasuchi and Palli.

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BHARATHANATYAM.1.Namaskaram (VIDEO).2.Thiyana slokam (VIDEO).3.Adavu (The initial steps)The basic positions described are: 1. ARAIMANDI- Half Seated Position.2. SAMAPADAM - Legs Together3. MANDI- Full Seated PositionThe positions Araimandi is synonymous with Ardhamandal and Samapadam is synonymous with Sama mentioned in my Day - 1 posting.Adavu Positions [The Art of Bharatanatyam],4.Asamyukta Hasta or Single Hand GestureAsamyukta hastas are done using single hand. The Natyshastra mentions about 28 Mudras ie upto Trishula Mudra. There are four new mudra added to this list ie Kataka, Vyagraha, Ardhasuchi and Palli. These Hand Gestures are a Part of Angika Abhinaya. I shall be explaining each of these Mudras with reference to the shlokas of Abhinayadarpana.Following are the list of all the Single hand Gesture. ( VIDEO).1. Pataka30.Vyagraha2. Tripataka31. Palli3. Ardhapataka 32. Kataka4. Kartarimukha5. Mayura6. Ardhachandra7. Arala8. Shukatunda9. Mushthi10. Shikhara11. Kapitta12. Katakamukha13. Suchi14. Chandrakala15. Padmakosha16. Sarpashirsha17. Mrigashirsha18. Simhamukha19. Kangula20. Alapadma21. Chatura22. Bhramara23. Hamsasye24. Hansapakshika25. Sandamsha26. Mukula27. Tamrachuda28. Trishula29. ArdhasuchiYOU TUBE::1. Kapitta Hand Gesture (Mudra)2. Ardhasuchi Hand Gesture (Mudra)3. Chandrakala Hand Ge

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