Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Ananda Shankar Jayant

Indian Kuchipudi and Bharatanatyam Dancer, Performer, Teacher and Scholar, Cancer Conqueror

"Dance to me has always been the manifest expression of the unmanifested impression, Yes, dance is not some rerified exotic activity, removed from the perceivable. It is that act, consciously performed, which is a manifestation of the inner self endeavoring to shatter through the screens of illusion to touch 'reality'."