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It is compounded from 'bha' the emotional projection,
'Ra' for raga or melody and 'ta' for tala or rhythm, Natyam means the art of
dance. It is one of the oldest Indian Classical dance forms, in essence a dedicatory
dance. It was basically originated in Kerala where Devdasis performed in temples
and at a lesser extent in Andhra Pradesh. One can say as sangam age from 500
B.C. to 500 A.D. as it marks the evolution of this dance form.
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