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Jainism is one of the most ancient religions of India whose main aim is the liberation of the soul through spiritual disciplines and non-violence.
Considered as one of the primary tribal industries of Madhya Pradesh, wood carving is extremely popular amongst the various tribes of the state.
The state of Nagaland is very popular for its wood carvings, which are exquisitely carved with a lot of intricate details.
The government of Odisha is popularizing this art through International Sand Art Festivals held each year on the Chandrabaga Beach at Konark.
The origins of Bharatanatyam may be traced back to the SadirNatyam or SadirNautch of the Marathas. This form of dance was performed by the Devadasis or the servants of god.
The ritualistic dances performed to secure happiness, good health and prosperity of the dancers, his family and village.
As Assam is home to different indigenous tribes and races there are various ethnic dance forms throughout the region which can be broadly classified under two headings – Classical dances and Folk Dances.
Music forms an integral part of the life of the various tribes. Songs are sung to rejoice over their folk history, mythology and events from their past.
The music of Assam is influenced by the music of China, Myanmar and Thailand. The native music of Assam which includes the Bodo, Bihu, Mising and Karbi tribes are said to be structured and sung as per the Pentatonic scale of Chinese traditional music.
Music in Bihar is very rich as its folk forms are varied and indigenous. The three main linguistic groups are Maithili, Magadhi and Bhojpuri with a wide range of regional dialects.
Considered as one of the oldest Indian classical musical instruments, Bansuri is a special type of flute, made from a straight and flawless piece of bamboo.
Damru or damaru is the most common hour-glass drum played in India and adjoining nations like Tibet and Nepal.
Jal tarang or jalatharangam is a melodic Indian percussion instrument where ceramic or metal cups or bowls are filled with water and tuned appropriately by the musician who will then strike the edge of the bowls with beaters one in each hand to produce waves of music.
Music and dance are an integral part of the life and culture of Arunachal Pradesh. There are three types of musical instruments- Wind Instruments, Solid Instruments and String Instruments.
A form of painting unique to the Santhal region of India, the Jadupatuas are painted on scrolls depicting themes from the life of lord Krishna, the story of creation as narrated in the Santhal tradition, their dance and music and sometimes fearful images of death and life after death.