|In Chidambaram, the
4 big gates contain reliefs of the female form, while in Thanjavur and
Kumbakonam, they are of the male.
(“Karana-s in dance sculptures” by A Seshan, Nartanam, Vol III, #3, July - Sept 2003)
|Guru Gopinath died on
stage enacting the role of Dasaratha on Oct 9, 1987.
(Guru Maya Rao, by Ashish Khokar, p 93)
|Television reporter Barkha Dutt (ND TV) has learnt Odissi for 16 years from guru Harekrishna Behera. (Savvy Aug 2004, p 19)|