Theory

Theory in Kuchipudi is based on ancient treatise “Natya Shastra” which was written in 2nd century B.C. Here one can find basics from it, which will be helpful for beginners in Kuchipudi. With the progress developing of this site more aspects of Kuchipudi will be added and explained..

Natya Shastra:

Asamyukta hastas

Samyukta hastas

Nritta hastas

Pada bhedas

Talams

Sthanakas

Bhoomi Charies

Akashiki Charies

Drishti bhedas

Shiro bhedas

Griva bhedas

Uro bhedas

Kati bhedas

Parshva karmani

Udara karmani

Karanas

Nava Rasas

Bhavas

Ashta nayakas