Also popularly known as Tīrmāna adavu. Tīrmāna means to
Method of execution
As the name
suggests, these adavus used in combination and permutation, usually form
the concluding segment or finale of a set of adavus, called Korvai. They
usually are repeated thrice as an ornamental ending.
syllables for each of the variations is different:
, Ha Ta Jham , Ta Ri Tā (Rūpaka tālam)
- Tei , Tei , Dhi Dhi Tei , (Ᾱdi tālam)
- Ta Dhin Gi na Tōm (Rūpaka tālam)
- Kita Taka Dhari Kita Tōm (Rūpaka tālam)
held at chest level
stretched diagonally upward to the front corner
stretched diagonally upward to the back
stretched diagonally downward to the front corner
Points to remember
- Adavu is executed in Aramandi.
- While the upper body is turned
to the back following the hand that is extended to the back, the lower body
retains the Aramandi
position, and does not turn backward.