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Dancing the SelfPersonhood and Performance in the Pandav Lila of Garhwal$
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William S. Sax

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780195139150

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195139151.001.0001

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The Dance of the Cowherd

The Dance of the Cowherd

Pāṇḍav Līlā as a Regional Tradition

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Dancing the Self

William S. Sax (Contributor Webpage)

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Explores the Pandav Lila as a regional tradition. After a brief overview of the history and culture of Garhwal, the author discusses the ways in which pandav lila presents the self‐image of the region's farmers. An extensive discussion of one particular dance form – the dance of the cowherd – is also included.

Keywords:   dance, Garhwal, Mahabharata, Nakula, regional culture, self‐image

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