NRITYA MARGA MUKURA
A research oriented book (Kannada language) written by Manorama BN about the Bharatanatyam repertoire. Book consists of the historical aspects and repertoire and its significance along with analysis of Natya Marga and paramapara, Difference of Bharatha and later theories, Lokadharmi v/s Natyadharmi, Tanjore Quartet, Sefoji’s Nirupana Tradition, Temple and Rajashraya repertoire, Karnataka and Tamilnadu Bharatanatyam Tradition and Contemporary movements. Mudraranava is the 1st research oriented book written by Manorama about interdisciplinary aspects of Hastha mudra. Price 125 rs/-; Pages : 160
MUDRARNAVA, a thesis book upon Hasta-Mudras, written by BN Manorama, Published by Kuriya Vittala Shastri Yakshagana Pratishtana, Ujire. Price : 250/-Rs Hasta Mudra is an interdisciplinary subject. The book has covered all the dance mudras used in Bharatanatyam, Kathakali, Yakshagana, Odissi, Manipuri, Yoga, Mudra chikitsa, Hindu rituals, Veda-Purana-Shastra, Hasta Samudrika, Iconography and Common Communication Status along with Hasta Mudra’s political, religious, social nature and history. The book also covers the survey of viewers of dance, in-depth interviews of scholars and experts, and qualitative analysis. The book is an analysis of important books related to dance styles such as Natyashastra, Abhinayadarpana, Hastamukthavali, Hastalakshanadeepika, Hatayoga Pradeepika and a discovery of many old hasta mudras.