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1. Pataka - Means “Flag”. Pataka is done with all fingers held straight like the stop sign. There should be no gap between the fingers. The only difference is that your thumb should be bent a little bit and all the fingers are to be held tight.
It is used to depicting clouds, forests, denial, taking oath, silence etc. and during the start of the Adavu. In Kathak, Pataka is the first hand gesture which is taught. #Arana2019 #Kathak #Mudra
2. Tripataka - Meaning “Three parts of the flag”. In this Mudra, all the fingers are held straight and close together like the stop sign except for the ring finger which is bent.
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2. Fascinating backstory to #BhaskarsArtsAcademy in #Singapore; an institution older than Singapore itself.
3. It was started by KP Bhaskar & his wife Santha Bhaskar in the 1950’s…
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