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Odissi

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Morning Odissi dance practice in Venice, Italy | Shankaravaranam Pallavi

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Chauka 1: Learn Odissi dance basic steps with Merle O'Brien

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Mangalam: An Invocation | Odissi | Best of Indian Classical Dance

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ओडिशी Dance I explain in hindi I Important Facts I #UPSC2018-19 I important topics for upsc

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URVASHI || A FUSION OF CARNATIC MUSIC & ODISSI || PURNATA & HAREKRUSHNA ||

Odishi, also referred to as Orissi in older literature, is a major ancient Indian classical dance that originated in the Hindu temples of Odisha – an eastern coastal state of India. Odissi, in its history, was performed predominantly by women, and expressed religious stories and spiritual ideas, particularly of Vaishnavism. Odissi performances have also expressed ideas of other traditions such as those related to Hindu gods Shiva and Surya, as well as Hindu goddesses (Shaktism).
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