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Puppetry

Puppetry is one of the ancient forms of entertainment. Puppetry is a form of theatre or performance that involves the manipulation of puppets – inanimate objects, often resembling some type of human or animal figure, that are animated or manipulated… Continue Reading →

Tripitakas of Buddhist Literature

Tripitaka or Three Baskets is a traditional term used for various Buddhist scriptures. It is known as Pali Canon in English. The three pitakas are Sutta Pitaka, Vinaya Pitaka and Abhidhamma Pitaka. The Tripiṭaka was composed between about 550 BCE… Continue Reading →

Important Literary Awards of India

Jnanpith Award: 1. It is India’s highest literary honor. Its name has been taken from Sanskrit words Jnana and Pitha which means knowledge-seat. 2. It is bestowed upon any Indian citizen who writes in any 22 official languages of India… Continue Reading →

Mural Paintings

Indian Mural Paintings are paintings made on walls of caves and palaces. The earliest evidence of murals is the beautiful frescoes painted on the caves of Ajanta and Ellora, also on the Bagh caves and Sittanvasal. In the old scripts… Continue Reading →

Mahari Dance

Mahari dance is an important dance form of Odisha and is the mother of classical Odishi dance. It originated in the temples of Odisha from the cult of Devadasi. The dance from that was being practiced by the Devadasis in… Continue Reading →

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