Manifestations of Shiva

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Manifestations of Shiva
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Directed byMalcolm Leigh
Produced byMuriel Peters
Smithsonian Institution
Atlantic Richfield Foundation
Written byMalcolm Leigh
StarringGuru Mani Madhava Chakkiar
CinematographyMalcolm Leigh
Edited byRobert T Megginson
Distributed byPhiladelphia Museum of Art, The Asia Society
Release date
  • 1980 (1980)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited States

Manifestations of Shiva is a 1980 documentary film (90-minute) about the Hindu god Shiva's worship. It carries the performance aspects of Shiva-worship through dance, performing art, visual art and music. The film is directed by Malcolm Leigh and main casting is done by the legendary Kutiyattam (2000-year-old Sanskrit Indian theatre tradition) artist and authority of Abhinaya (the classical Indian acting style) and Natya Shastra scholar - Nātyāchārya Guru Māni Mādhava Chākyār.

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References and further reading[edit]

  • Review of Manifestations of Shiva by Prof. L. Erdman, JSTOR Ethnomusicology, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Sep., 1983), pp. 577–579
  • Bhargavinilayam, Das (1999), Mani Madhaveeyam (biography of Guru Mani Madhava Chakyar), Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala, ISBN 81-86365-78-8, archived from the original on 2008-02-15

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