Gaudiya Nritya

Gaudiya Nritya (Bengali: গৌড়ীয় নৃত্য, IAST: Gaur̤īẏa Nṛtya) or Gôuriyo Nrityô, is a Bengali dance tradition. It originates from Gauda, also known as Gaur, in Bengal.

 

It has been reconstructed by Mahua Mukherjee. It is recognised as an Indian classical dance by Ministry of Culture, not recognized by Sangeet Natak Akademi ,but study of it is eligible for scholarships from the Ministry of Culture of India.Scholarly reception of the reconstruction ranges from caution to skepticism.

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