Dungri Mahari

The late Dungri Mahari demonstrated Orissi hand gestures once used in the Jagannatha Temple at Puri. Dungri Mahari mother-in-law of Guru Pankaj Charan Das was one of Ratna Roy's Orissi teachers.

Image from the 1989 Photo exhibit in the Lincoln Room of the United States Information Service in Calcutta. The exhibit was sponsored by the Western Regional Fulbright Offices of the United States Education Foundation in India.

Dungri mahari demonstrating hand gesture language of Orissi dance, 1985.


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