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Tribhaṅga or Tribunga is a (tri-bent pose) standing body position or stance used in the traditional Indian sculpture, art and Indian classical dance forms like the ...

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Body Postures in Himalayan Art - Rubin Museum of Art
tribhanga. Hunter's Posture. This posture is a symbol of destruction and is usually only for deities in their active forms.
the transcendence of buddha - Christie's
Nov 11, 2015 from 1985 to 1992. The Buddha stands in slight tribhanga with his right hand lowered in varadamudra and the left holding the folds of his robes.
Indian tree goddess - NGV
The richly jewelled goddess stands beneath a leafy bower in the triple bend pose (tribhanga) associated with. Indian dance. In this pose the body bends in three.
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India! A Celebration - Asian Art Museum | Education
Tribhanga means “three bends.” In this graceful and balanced stance, the knee bends, the hip projects, and the head tilts. It gives a gentle sense of movement ...

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Stage for artistic excellence
While the pure dance item was technically perfect, it would have been more aesthetic with suppler body movements and more pronounced tribhanga. Abhinaya by Sujatha described various anecdotes related to Krishna. The intrinsic beauty of tandava and ...
The Incredible Lahiri Collection at Christie's Asia Week Auction on March 15
Standing a little over 7 inches (19.3cm), the figure is in slight tribhanga pose and shows post-Gupta stylistic influences. This was the period when Nalanda was already an active Buddhist university and monastery, as recorded by Chinese pilgrims.
Japanese Odissi dancer masters Indian classical art form
In Reproach to Terror, Twyla Tharp Turns to the Gods of Order, Chaos and the Dance
Notice that the central devi, who is engaged in the godly dance position called Nritayurmri , is depicted in a W-shaped posture called the Tribhanga posture, which consists of three bends in the body -- at the waist, the hip and the knee.
Blending nritta and abhinaya
The Mukteswar Festival of Dance in Bhubaneswar provided a platform to three duet groups who suitably captivated the audience. First up were dancers Madhusmita Mohanty and Ramesh Jena who more than did justice to Aruna Mohanty's choreographic ...

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