NAVARASA ("Nine Moods") - page 4
Demonstration: Mood of Love
Final Performance of this piece of the dance.
MOOD ONE - LOVE
The very first mood (illustrated in this
dance) is love, and love expressed with the face and hands. The feeling
in the heart. That is love. Lord Ram always holds the bow and the arrow,
and Sita holding her veil. So when she sees a pond and the fish swimming
in the pond, she shares the beauty with her husband Ram. Then she sees
a blooming lotus and a butterfly coming towards the flower, attracted with
the fragrance to collect the honey, and flies away. That makes Sita happy
and filled with joy.
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