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War and Worship: Evolution of Martial Music and Dance in India

By Bandana Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.




War and Worship: Evolution of Martial Music and Dance in India

Indian martial arts survive primarily among the indigenous tribal communities where martial dance and music are both acts of ritual to appease nature as well as entertainment for the community. Indian martial music is a living example of how the tradition and the contemporary merge in the cultural fabric of modern India.

SOURCE: Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Vol. 11 No. 2 (2002): 14 pages.


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