Ruth St. Denis in Radha.
Digital ID: DEN_0032V. ca. 1906 Notes: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project. Ruth St. Denis in 'Rhada', printed in upper left corner. Source: Denishawn Collection (more info) Repository: The New York Public Library. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. Jerome Robbins Dance Division. See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Gallery. Persistent URL: digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/id?DEN_0032V Rights Info: No known copyright…
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Bharatanatyam originated in southern India in the state of Tamilnadu. It started as a temple dance tradition called Dasiyattam (the dance of the maid-servants) 2000 years ago and is perhaps the most advanced and evolved dance form of all the classical Indian dance forms.