To the lamenters
DEVARAKONDA VENKATA NARAYANA SARMA
narayana at HD1.VSNL.NET.IN
Mon Mar 16 03:54:18 UTC 1998
At 05:06 PM 3/15/98 -0800, you wrote:
>Besides the historic precedents of music and dance offerings associated
>with puja, there are numerous modern Indian productions of dance and
>music performances. There have been regular classical dance festivals
>held at Khajuraho and at Konarak for quite a while.
Temple dances are very closely associated with worship. They used
to be an essential part of the ritual and there are well defined
items to be presented in a specified order.
You have forgotten about the Chidambaram (Tillai) dance festival.
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