Ghungroos

The Path of Kathak: How to Tie the Ghungroos the Correct Way

Percussion controls the movement of the Kathak dancer and the ghungroos (bells) act as an additional percussion instruments controlled by the dancer. Each note is vital and hence tying them the right way is of utmost importance. It also acts as a safeguard to prevent injury in the middle of the performance. Respecting the ghungroos is also an integral part of Kathak and Guru Pali Chandra details the basic norms to keep in mind so as to protect the integrity of this process of learning kathak.

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