Ted Shawn's Cosmic Dance of Siva

The January/February/March, 2009 issue of Hinduism Today will bring the fascinating story of Ruth St. Denis, the revolutionary modern dancer who introduced to the West India-inspired choreographies. We thought you would like to see this small excerpt of a performance by her husband, Ted Shawn, entitled "The Cosmic Dance of Shiva." Copyrighted to the documentary "Denishawn" by the New Jersey Center Dance Collective, here under fair use as a brief portion of the work.


Transcript:

Photo of  Gurudeva
In the home, the mother is likened to the Shakti Deity. She is the power, the very soul of the home. None other. So, she has to be there. She has to be treated sensitively and kindly, and with respect.
—Gurudeva