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Paada Bhedas

Mandalothplavane chaiva bhramari paadhachaarika
Chathurdha paadhabhedasyos theshaam lakshanamuchyathe

The four paadha bhedas are
mandalam : movements in one place
Uthplavanam : jumping
bhramari :circling
chaari : walking

 

Mandala Bhedas(mandalam)
Alagam kartareecha ashvotplavanam motitham thathaa
Kripaalatham ithikhyaatham panchathothplavanam budhaihi.
Alagam : jump in aayatham kartari : jump in front swastikam as in kartari adavu ashvotplavanam : keep feet together fold knee and jump forward placing one foot after the other motitham : jump to side in swastikam kripa...: jump forward and back in swastikam.

Uthplavana Bhedas (uthplavanam)
Alagam kartareecha ashvotplavanam motitham thathaa
Kripaalatham ithikhyaatham panchathothplavanam budhaihi.
Alagam : jump in aayatham kartari : jump in front swastikam as in kartari adavu ashvotplavanam : keep feet together fold knee and jump forward placing one foot after the other motitham : jump to side in swastikam kripa...: jump forward and back in swastikam.

Bhramari Lakshanam
Utpluta bhramari chakrabhramari garudabidha
Thathekapaadhabhramari kunchithabhramareethicha
Aakaashabhramarichaiva thathaangabhramareethicha
Bhramaryaa saptavigyeya natyashastra vishaaradaihi.
Utplutabhramari : keeplegs together jump and turn chakrabhramari : kepp legs in preritam and move around by sweeping the feet in an arc garudabidha : in garudamandalam lift the leg in the back and turn ekapadabhramari :usual bhramari movt in ekapadam kunchitha : same as ekapadabhramari in aramandi aakaasha : lift both legs apart in air and turn angabhramari : awaits proper explanation .

Chaari Bhedas
aadouthu chalanam proktham pashchaath chankramanam thatha
saranam veginichaiva kuttanamcha thathahparam
lutitham lolithamchaiva thathaa vishamasancharaha
chaaribheda amiashtau proktha bharathavedhibhihi.
aadhoutuchalanam : normal walking movement chankramanam : same walking a little faster saranam : folding toe inwards and walking vegini : running forward on heel lutitham : moving forward in alidham lolitam : moving forward in tattimettu vishamasanchara : walking in a zigzag manner


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