About the Book: Kuchipudi Art and Satyabhama
Kuchipudi is a well known classical form of India. It has centuries of history.
Siddhendra Yogi is considered to be the creator of Kalapa tradition, a rare
format in kuchipudi style of presentation. The kalapa created by Siddhendra
Bhamakalapam revolves round the prime character Satyabhama the most beautiful,
lovable and egoistic queen of Lord Krishna. We can find the total representation
of Bharatasastra in this Kalapa, Kavyalakshanas are also attributed to it.
Satyabhama is an embodiment and personification of Sringara rasa and a synonym
for the eight different stages in a Sringara nayika. The main object of this
work is to