Odissi Dance Performance by Madhumita and Devasmita on 26 April 2016

Odissi, one of the eight Classical dance of India takes its name from Orissa.

Odissi combines Lassya, the feminine aspect of Grace and charm, depicted through Tribhangi, and Tandava the masculine aspect depicted through Choka a symmetrical and balance posture. 

The programme: 

Mangalacharan an invocation to Lord Krishna, 

Abhinaya a dance of expression

A Pallavi, a pure dance 

Navarasa, the nine sentiments

Rhythm and Joy. 

Concluded with a prayer of well being.