"Experiencing Christianity in and through Bharata Natyam" 


Key to the New Deva hasta ( new hand gestures ) 


Not only the Hastas but also the Postures in Bharata Natyam are vital in depicting a particular situation, nature or condition or a character. With the same principle, keeping in mind the technique of Bharata Natyam, Christian Theology and the Gods of Indian aesthetic I constructed new postures for the crucified Christ, the Risen Christ, Mother Mary etc. here a particular posture had to suit the theme, Christian theology and artistic correspondence with the message and the personality to be depicted. For example: posture for the crucifixion of Christ..