Krishna's hallIsaka dance

Bharat Gupt abhinav at DEL3.VSNL.NET.IN
Fri Aug 20 00:10:56 UTC 1999

N. Ganesan wrote:
> >On the basis of one or two or even a few linguistic terms, it is not only
> >unfair to  decide upon the origin of drama/natya but is a wrong
> >methodology to explore the origins.
> Thanks, Prof. Gupt. On the other hand, this is the first time
> a secondary dance, hallIsaka, is derived from Dravidian.
> I agree that few more important words have to be shown
> that way.
> Regards,
> N. Ganesan
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The Naytasastra has many more such words. Muraja for instance is another dravidian
But as I do not know any Southern language ( life is short and art great , O bios brchis
e techne makra , as the Greeks said it ) but can only guess.
But that only ondicates interchange and fusion that art is born out of.
Bharat Gupt

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