Documenting An Art Form
Juanita Kakoty
SATTRIYA: CLASSICAL DANCE OF ASSAM by Sunil Kothari Marg, Mumbai, 2014, 160 pp., 4284
April 2014, volume 38, No 4

The book under review is an absolute vi- sual delight. And adding weight to the beauty of the hardbound book is the tremendous value each page holds as a source of information and knowledge about Sattriya dance.

The book boasts of contributions by eminent experts in the field including the likes of Maheswar Neog, multifaceted scholar of Assamese arts, culture and literature, distinguished academician Pradip Jyoti Mahanta who has made an outstanding contribution related to the issue of Vaishnava renaissance in Assam, leading Sattriya dance and music exponent Jagannath Mahanta, eminent art historian Kapila Vatsyayan, traditional exponent par excellence of the Sattriya dance form Ghanakanta Bora, et al.

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