ÃÂThe raised leg of the dancer shows the liberating freedom of his dance.ÃÂ
Stella Kramrisch, The Presence of Siva.
Udumalai Senthil performs the Pradosha Thandavam at a temple in Chennai. Pradosha Thandavam is a form of dancing which is noted for the difficult mudras and leg movements.
Pradosha Thandavam ÃÂ a dancerÃÂs style of worship
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