Essays Tagged: "Tamil Nadu"

Bharat natyam.

ian classical dance forms. It is, in essence, a dedicatory dance. It was originated in the state of Tamil Nadu, South India. It is one of the most widely practiced classical Indian dances. It has been ... to be sexually pure or virgins. "Bharat Natyam was mainly performed in the temples of Lord Shiva in Tamil Nadu" (Cohen 442-443). Another form of the origin of Bharat Natyam was goddess Parvathi. In re ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays

Aids in India

ry."The first case of HIV infection in India was diagnosed among commercial sex workers in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, in 1986. Soon after, a number of screening centers were established throughout the count ... nd these are located in the southern part of the state, in and around Bangalore, on the border with Tamil Nadu, or in northern Karnataka's "devadasi belt." Devadasi women are a group of women, who his ...

(12 pages) 36 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases