This adavu is in preparation for learning Alarippu
Hasta’s: Alapadma, Katakamukha, Pataka
Solkattu: Ta hata jham tari ta, tat hata jham tari tai
Start in Araimandi, arms in Natyarambha
Ta: Jump on the balls of your feet, right hand in Alapadma in front of the chest, torso bent to right slightly
Hata: Stamp right feet, right arm with right hand in Katakamukha is stretched diagonally forwards and above.
Jham tari: Perform di di tai on left foot. Bring right arm back and stretch it to left diagonally downwards right hand in Alapadma
Ta: Stamp on the right foot, arms return to Natyarambha position.
Repeat on left