|The Gita Govinda speaks
of Jayadeva''s parents Bhojadeva and Ramadevi, his friend Parasara, his
wife Padmavati and some of the contemporary court poets of Lakshmana-Sena.
('Jayadeva's Gita Govinda: Architectonics of love and religion in dance' by M Nagabhushana Sarma, Nartanam, Aug-Oct 2007)
|Heike Moser is a researcher and the first foreigner to have had her arangetram in Kerala's mimetic theatre form Koodiyattam.|
|The basic stance or
position in Sattriya from where all the dance numbers of Sattriya start
is called 'Ora,' and covers both hand and foot position. The entire Sattriya
dance form depends on five basic stances or positions – purush ora, prakriti
ora, phul ora, lahi ora and sama.
('Pada-karma (foot-work) in Sattriya dance' by Dr. Mallika Kandali, Nartanam, Aug-Oct 2007)