It is a proven fact that there is a direct effect of religion, philosophy, culture, social conditions of any country on the art forms that originate in that surrounding and Indian classical dance forms are not an exception. It is very important for every individual to have knowledge of such conditions or components while training in any art form. We need to know why we perform, instead of mechanically taking knowledge only on educational level.
The love between the nayak and nayika is one such aspect which is seen through the praises of gods and goddesses, their characters, short stories; it sometimes depicts Indian culture, philosophy and the relation between a man and woman. So what exactly does the philosophy signify?
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