Utplavana Adavu

Meaning: To jump

Mandala: Sthanaka , Swastika, Araimandi

Hasta’s : Katakamukha, shikhara , pataka and Alapadma

Solkattu :  depends on the jati variation

There are three variations of this jumping adavu

1) Jump sideways(Motita utplavana)

One foot landing in ayata and other following to complete the jump and ending in swastika
Hastas used are shikara and pataka or katakamukha and alapadma

2) Jump forward and backward (Kripalaga Utplavana)

Jump carrying the body forwards or backwards with a jump using stanaka or ayata. Hasta’s
used are katakamukha and alapadma

3) Jump sideways and backwards(Kartari Utplavana)

Jump using the ayata and swastika positions of the feet crossed either infront or behind.
Hasta’s used is kartari hasta