Path of a Temple Dancer, Yoga Journal

Jalaja Bonheim dancing in 1984

Indian dance provides both physical and emotional benefits, but it is first and foremost a form of worship and spiritual practice. In 1981 I was living in England, teaching German at a university, when, one drizzling grey evening, I went to the dance performance of a young Indian woman. I returned enchanted, entranced, transformed. “You […]

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