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Danseuse Dr. Sonal Mansingh’s struggles and successes

By Rimli Bhattacharya
In 1974, she met with an accident, which almost ended her career as a danseuse. It was because of her foolish courage, months of debilitating physiotherapies, and her madness that she again got back the strength to hit the dance floor.

Role of Indian classical dance in education

By Rimli Bhattacharya
The Natya Shastra is the foundational treatise for classical dances of India, and this text is attributed to the ancient scholar, Bharat Muni.