Course Learning Outcomes

CO1 – Understand broadly the concept of Nayika in a Mohiniyattam Padam

CO2 – Analyse the lyrical beauty of Jayadeva’s Geetha Govindam as a ‘Madhura bhakthi’ Kavya

CO3 – Identify the Characters Krishna, Radha and Sakhi in Geetha Govindam

CO4 – Analyse the significance of literature study while choreographing a Malayalam poem in Mohiniyattam

CO5 – Differentiate between the structures of a Padam with that of an Ashtapadi

CO6 – Recall the verses of the taught Malayalam Poem

CO7- Understand broadly the concept of Nayikas according to Natyasastra

The course aims in understanding the history of Mohiniyattam and other areas emphasizing in the propagation and popularization of performing arts. 

Module I Evidences about Mohiniyattam (Both literary and inscriptions) 

Module II Importance of medias in preservation and propagation of Mohiniyattam 

Module III Literary medias 

Module IV Dance festivals 

CO1 – Describe the History of Mohiniyattam

CO2 – Analyse the growth and development of Mohiniyattam

CO3 – Understand the growth and development of Kathakali and Koodiyattam

CO4 – Understand the growth and development of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi

CO5 – Describe the significance of different Banis in Mohiniyattam

CO6 – Evaluate critically the Devadasi tradition of Kerala with respect to that of Tamil Nadu

CO7- Understand broadly the concept of Chaturvidhabhinaya according to Natyasastra