Above — moments from Chinmayi Bhavanishankar’s beautiful  Bharatanatyam dance performance at TEDxCMU. In her talk, Chinmayi focuses on the power of dance to tell stories and communicate ideas, and explains how this classical Indian dance evokes narratives that span ages.

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    India has a number of terrific art, popular, and folk dance traditions. Wonderful to see bharatanatyam here!