Pushpanjali

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Pushpanjali to an Aikya Linga in Varanasi

Pushpanjali is an offering of flowers to Indian Gods. In Sanskrit, pushpam means "flower" and anjali means "offering with folded hands". So Pushpanjali means offering of flowers with folded hands.

Pushpanjali is the first dance in a performance. it is the salutation to the lord of dance Nataraja, the Guru, the musicians and the audience.