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Dasavatar (2005)
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Based on the 12th century rendition of the 10 incarnations of Vishnu described in the Gita Govinda, the piece is conceived as a conversation between 4 gotipua dancers, vying with each other to describe the glorious feats of the Lord.

The piece was created using movement material the participating gotipuas were doing themselves in their gurukuls.

Choreographic adaptation: Rekha Tandon
Music: Traditional
Musical arrangement: Michael Weston
Duration: 14 minutes approx.

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