Dance, Mudra and Tantra
|Dance, Mudra and Tantra|
|Speaker||Shrii Shrii Anandamurti|
|Date||1979 May 10|
|Topic||Sadashiva and the science of dance|
|Included in||Ananda Vacanamrtam Part 12|
|Location in Sarkarverse|
Dance, Mudra and Tantra is the sixth discourse given by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti in Fiesch, Switzerland. The discourse was delivered in English on the morning of 1979 May 10. This discourse is the sixth chapter of Ananda Vacanamrtam Part 12.
Anandamurti starts the discourse by stating that Shiva combined music, song, and dance into an orderly science. He explains that Oriental dance contains various mudras (postures) and tandava is its pristine expression.
Anandamurti goes on by stating that tandava represents life, and tantra is the practice of overcoming darkness through struggle.
- Shrii Shrii Anandamurti Ananda Vacanamrtam Part 12
The Starting Point and the Last Point
|Ananda Vacanamrtam Part 12
With: Dance, Mudra and Tantra
The Supreme Witness and the Great Thief