Aalingan and Ardhalingan

Aalingan and Ardhalingan Hastak or Hand gesture Explanation and Importance in Kathak for Beginners

Allingan literally translates to 'embrace' and Ardhaalingan refers to only using one arm. The technique involved in performing the same is very intricate and the Guru mesmerizes us with a wonderful display of the same. There is love and innocence evident in these movements that can appreciated by all who view it.