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Yoga means ‘Union’. It is an Indian spiritual and ascetic discipline.
MRIDANGAM is a percussion instrument and is usually tuned with a small wooden block
and a heavy stone.
Andhra Pradesh is associated with the divine dance form, as it were, Kuchipudi.
Bharatanatyam was a dance technique evolved in the South of India in Tamil Nadu
and practised in the Shiva temples.
Indian classical music is categorized under two genres. They are Hindustani and
Carnatic. Broadly Hindustani developed in the northern regions of the country.
Tamilnadu had developed and fine-tuned the art of entertainment. The three modes
of entertainment are classified as Iyal or Literature, Isai or Music and Nadagam
The Indian Dance Festival is held every year during Dec-Jan in Mamallapuram, Tamil
Nadu. This Dance festival is organised Jointly by Department of Tourism, Govt. of
Tamilnadu and Ministry of Tourism Govt.of India.
Thiruvaiyaru is the place where the great saint and musician Thyagaraja lived and
attained samadhi. music festival, the Thyagaraja Aradhana is held every year in
The Music Academy is one of the earliest established organisations to promote serious
study of classical music in South India.