This section deals with the topics that are common to any Indian classical Dance. Since Bharată’s Nătya Shăstra has been mother treaty for all dance and music, there are some fundamentals which are found in all dance forms. Some of these topics are :
Natya, Nritya & Nritta
These are the three aspects of Indian Dance from the technical point of view.
Năyikă (the heroine) is the main character that is portrayed by the Indian dancer. Various shades love of hers towards the Lord ( Năyaka) classify her into different Năyikăs and so are the various Năyakas.
The Dancer’s medium of language is her body. This section describes how the Dancer conveys the meaning of the song to the spectator.
The main purpose of Indian Art is to evoke Rasa, that is to give Aesthetic Pleasure. This section deals with what is Rasa and Bhăva.
Vishnu , the Creator of the Universe has taken birth on Earth each time , when there has been moral degradation and evil threatens. The 1o Incarnations of Vishnu have been explained in this section.
Mărgi – Desi
This section explains the two categories of one of the Classifications into which the Indian Dance has been classified.
Depending on the type of movement, dance is classified as Tăndava or Lăsya.
The most ancient treatise writen on Indian Dance, Drama and Music by Sage Bharata.