In the context of cultural history of India, a pose in dance and dramatics called ‘Tribhanga' has been a favourite of Indian artists from ancient times till today. Which one of the following statements best describes this pose?
  • a)
    One leg is bent and the body is slightly but oppositely curved at waist and neck
  • b)
    Racial expressions, hand gestures and make-up are combined to symbolize certain epic or historic characters
  • c)
    Movements of body, face and hands are used to express oneself or to tell a story  
  • d)
    A little smile, slightly curved waist and certain hand gestures are emphasized to express the feelings of love or eroticism 
Correct answer is option 'A'. Can you explain this answer?

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By SRISHTI · Aug 08, 2020 ·UPSC
Ramrati answered Aug 08, 2020
Tribhanga, literally meaning three parts break, consists of three bends in the body; at the neck, waist and knee, hence the body is oppositely curved at waist and neck which gives it a gentle "S" shape.

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