Noopura Bhramari (R.)- A Foundation for Art and Research
‘Sannidhya’ Dechoor Road, Near Ashwatthakatte, Madikeri, Kodagu 571201.
2012 annual issue specialties – Research subject (completed/ under progress) documentation, documentation of Dance books and journals/magazines of Karnataka.
souvenir -2013 comprises of Research interview documentation on important artistes of Karnataka, 1st monologue poetry on Mahanata- 1st Nartana Shiva of Karnataka (initiated by Shatavadhani Dr.R.Ganesh and Padyapana poetry group), Scholarly Articles and Reviews on different programmes and issues.
2016 Special Issue : ( 100Rs/-)- Article on Nrittta-nritya-natya contemporary ideas by Shatavadhani Dr. R.Ganesh, Research article on Padavarna by Dr. Shobha Shashikumar, Quantification of Nayikas by Dr. Dwarita Viswanath, Krishna as Sringara nayaka by Madhulika, Research Articles on Yakshagana, Reviews, criticisms, several Dance poems, New kritis and Life introspection -special opinion articles on Late Mrinalini Sarabhai, Padmini Ramachandran, Kalanidhi Narayan.
Annual Subscription – 500 Rs/-
1 year Subscription- 1000 Rs/-
5 year subscription- 2500 Rs/-
(Archives are subjected with the availability.
Special issues -40Rs/- and general issues 25/- Rs.)
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There are several questions posing the art research field. Especially, in case of the performing arts including dance, the very relevance of research to the very practical aspects of the art form is often doubted. If at all convinced, then the next query would be about the nature of art research. Questions related to standards, disciplines, methodologies, objectives, relevance to the present day forms, challenges in the path, opportunities for research, the probable life span for research, etc., keep shooting up. In fact such questions can be attempted to be answered only with academic support which need to be constantly gauged with a practical outlook, especially in the case of a performing art to make research realistic.
Noopura Bhramari that started as an art periodical, took the form of a trust and later ventured into the publishing house and now has also opened a wing meant for art research; focusing on creating awareness about necessity of research in the field of art and also creating a platform for presenting papers for researchers- ‘Dance Researchers’ Forum’, has now created a history.
Pages : 148; Price – 200 Rs/-
Specialities- 6 Research article on dance history and its linguistics, contemporary ideologies, aesthetics, practicality, communication strategies and media + Bilingual editorial discussing the process and challenges of art and research, Research guidelines and article by 4 experts- Shatavadhani Dr. Ra.Ganesh- Multilingual scholar, Dr. Shesha Shastri- Cultural historian, Dr. H.S.Gopala Rao-Epigraphist and Historian and Shridhar – Well known dancer/researcher)
The publication wing of Noopura Bhramari has a credit of publishing many books too.
2. Bharata NĀṬYABŌDHINI
(For Bharatanāṭya education at the pre-primary, primary and post-primary stages)
Useful for Karnataka State Board/Gandharva Mandal / Nāṭyaśastra/Competitive/Eligibility/Entrance Exams
Book is outcome of Research based observations with high academic quality and clarity in concepts.
Kannada: Dr. Manorama B.N (Study oriented original text with academic approach)
English Translation by: Shalini P. Vittal ;
Emendation and Transliteration by : Dr Dwaritha Vishwanatha
Published by Noopura Bhramari and Kalagowri
Price : 400 Rs/-; Page : 308
Price : 350/- Pages : 216 -1/8 demmy
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4. Nāṭyāyana- A Journey of Dance from Bhāva to Rasa
Authored by Dr. Shobha Shashikumar; It describes the plethora of feelings like dreams, efforts, successes, failures, hopes, surprises, challenges, excitement, exhaustion etc. in the journey of any ardent pursuer of art, beginning from the learning of the form to the realisation of Rasa. It is very helpful to understanding the concepts, philosophy of dance and also useful for exams too.
Page : 300 ; 1/8 demmy ; Individual Book Price 475/- INR
ಭಾರತೀಯ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅರ್ಚಕರ ಆತ್ಮಕಥನ ಪ್ರಕಟವಾದದದ್ದು ಬಹಳ ವಿರಳ. ದೇವಾಲಯ ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿಯ ಪೋಷಣೆ ಮತ್ತು ರಕ್ಷಣೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಅರ್ಚಕರ ಕೊಡುಗೆ ಅನುಪಮ. ಇಂತಹ ಅರ್ಚಕರ ಸೇವೆಯನ್ನು ದಾಖಲಿಸುವ ಪ್ರಯತ್ನದಲ್ಲಿ ಅರ್ಧ ಶತಮಾನದ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನ ಕೈಂಕರ್ಯವನ್ನು ಮಾಡಿದ ಬಿ.ಜಿ. ನಾರಾಯಣ ಭಟ್ಟರ ಆತ್ಮಕಥನ ಮತ್ತು ಸಂಸ್ಮರಣಾ ಕೃತಿ ನಾರಾಯಣದರ್ಶನ ಒಂದು ಉತ್ತಮ ಸೇರ್ಪಡೆಯೆನಿಸಿದೆ. (ISBN no- 978-81-94847007)
ಈ ಕೃತಿಯು ನಾರಾಯಣ ಭಟ್ಟರ ಆತ್ಮಕಥನ- *ನಾರಾಯಣಾಯನ* ದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕೊಡಗಿನ ಅವರ ಒಡನಾಡಿಗಳು, ಗಣ್ಯರು ಅನಿಸಿಕೆ, ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಂತೆ ಸುಮಾರು 68 ಜನರ ಬರೆಹಗಳನ್ನು ಪ್ರಕಟಿಸಿದ ಸಂಸ್ಮರಣಾ ಕೃತಿಯೂ ಆಗಿದ್ದು, ಸುಮಾರು 324 ಪುಟಗಳ ಈ ಕೃತಿಯ ಬೆಲೆ 200ರೂ.
Other collections (For sale)
Two books Written by Dr. Manorama BN; published by Sri Bharati prakashana, bengaluru
3. ‘Mudraarnava’ – Research book written by Dr. Manorama B.N – Published by Kuriya Vittala Shastri Yakshagana PratiShatana. Book deals with interdisciplinary approach of Hasta-Mudra of various discipline like dance, folk art forms, yoga, Tantra-Mantra, health issues etc. Page – 350. Price – 250 Rs/- (out of stock) 2010 Publication year.
Yaksha Noopura : ( Collection of Research articles on Yakshagana and Allied Artforms) Authored by Dr Manorama B N
Price 160, Pages 300; Published year 2021
100/-ಬೆಲೆ; ಪುಟಗಳು 140
Bharatiya NatyaSampradayagalu mattu Yakshagana (Collection of Research writeups presented in Seminar on Yakshagana And relation with Indian theatre and dance forms With special referencer to Natyashastra, Bharatanatya and Kuchipudi etc.: Organised by Noopura Bhramari and Yakshagana Academy.
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