Historical stories, close to home are always a treat to listen to and when depicted in a performing art form, it takes on another dimension.
These are true tales of valour of persons who actually lived in our land, our world, whose lives can inspire and teach us through their real life experiences.
Through Dance in the Indian Classical Dance form of Bharatanatynam, this is attempted.
Music brings solace, it motivates and when there is a story to back it up, then it becomes all the more educationally uplifting while, being an entertainment oriented course lesson too.
Choreography that is simple to learn with basic steps taught, as tutorials bring alive these extraordinary persons of valour once more, to touch our lives in the present, through their own original daily living and breathing stories.
These tales still have much value and offer much to a student, in terms of the art form.
Today the world is a different one with a lot of changes but surprisingly, issues faced by the people still exist in another way today also.
How did our ancestors deal with it? What actions did they take? In their wars both on the battle field and at the home front, with the demons in their mind, which way out did they choose?
How did they find peace eventually?
Seeking the answers in their lives, with today’s scenario in mind, let us turn to history and literature to learn more about them and apply that to the present.
No personality from the past should be forgotten.
In their unique life of courage and resilience, they were farsighted in their approach to their problems
Their visionary outlook and bravery against all odds, can teach us quite a lot and show us a way through these turbulent times.