Mandi Adavu in Bharatanatyam

November 10th, 2009 4 Comments

Mandi in some Indian languages refers to area around the thigh and knee. In some instance we can refer it to a bent knee. Eg: Araimandi is where the knee is half bent. Muzumandi or poorna mandala is where the knee is fully bent. In mandi adavus we make use of the Muzumadi position often. […]

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Sutral Adavu Sollukettu (Audio)

August 12th, 2009 No Comments

The following is the sollukettu for sutral adavu. The Bols are Tat Tai Tam Dhit Tai Tam. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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Kudittamatta Adavu Third and Fourth variation (video)

April 16th, 2009 4 Comments

The following video demonstrates the third and the fourth variation of Kudittametta Adavu. The Bols are Tai Gha, Tai Ghi.

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KudittaMetta Adavu Sollukettu (audio)

April 13th, 2009 4 Comments

Here is the sollukettu for KudittaMetta Adavu. The Bols are Tai Gha, Tai Ghi. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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Sarikal Adavu sollukettu (audio)

April 10th, 2009 1 Comment

Sarikal Adavu sollukettu is very similar to the Tatta adavu. So for the 1st, 3rd and 5th variations you can use the Tatta Adavu first variation sollukettu. The Bols are Tai Ya Tai Hi. In case of the 2nd, 4th and 6th variations the bols are Tai Ya, Tai Ya, Tai Hi, Tai Hi. [Audio […]

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Teermanam Adavu Twelfth Variation Sollukettu (audio)

April 10th, 2009 No Comments

Following is the Sollukettu for the twelfth variation. The Bols are Tai Tai dhit Dhit Tai Tam. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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Teermanam Adavu fifth and the tenth varation sollukettu

April 1st, 2009 1 Comment

Following is the sollukettu for the fifth and the tenth variation. It is a combination of all the previous syllables. The bols are “Tai Dhit Dhit Tai; Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai; Tai Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai“. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click […]

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Teermanam Adavu fourth and the ninth variation sollukettu

March 28th, 2009 No Comments

Following is the sollukettu for the fourth and the ninth variation. The sollukettu (syllables or bols) of these steps are “Tai Tai Tai, Dhit Dhit Tai“. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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Teermanam adavu third, eight and Eleventh variataion sollukettu (Audio)

February 12th, 2009 No Comments

Following is the sollukettu (bols, syllables) for the third, eight and eleventh variation. The Bols are “Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai“. It is also called “Tat Dhin Gi Na Tom“. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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Teermanam Adavu Second and Seventh variation sollukettu (Audio)

February 12th, 2009 No Comments

Following is the sollukettu for the second and the seventh variation. The bols are “Tai Dhit Dhit Tai“. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you would like to download this audio, right click here and save to computer

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