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 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 Twelfth Variation (Video)

January 22nd, 2009 1 Comment

This is last posting on Teermanam adavu. There can be even more variations and combination’s. But I think these are enough to give you an idea of how the combination’s in Teermanam work. The bols (syllables or sollukettu) are Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai Tam. The last syllable “Tam” can be also be omitted. So […]

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Teermanam Adavu Eleventh Variation (Video)

January 13th, 2009 7 Comments

Hope you must have gone through the Eleventh step explanation. The Bols (solluketu) are Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai. I have demonstrated the variation using both Katakamukha and Pataka hasta.

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Teermanam Adavu Tenth Variation (video)

January 4th, 2009 No Comments

Now this step is a combination of the earlier steps. Such combinations are very often used to end the jathis or a sequence of nritta (pure dance). Here it is the combination of seventh, eight and the ninth variation. The bols are Tai Dhit Dhit Tai, Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai, Tai Tai Tai Dhit […]

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Teermanam Adavu Ninth Variation (video)

January 2nd, 2009 No Comments

Ninth Step is very similar to the previous ones. The Bols are Tai Tai Tai Dhit Dhit Tai. Its has three legs taps (Tai) at the beginning followed by Dhit Dhit Tai (ie sixth variation).

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Teermanam Adavu in Bharatanatyam

July 10th, 2008 3 Comments

Teermanam means to conclude or an ending or a final stage. Thus the steps in these adavus are used to end a dance sequence or jathis. It is done in a set of three steps or repeated thrice. Most of the time these steps are performed in the fast pace ie Dhruta kala. The bols […]

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