In Folk Dance: Tribal, Ritual & Martial Forms, India dances to the rhythms of its million rural feet. Uninitiated into the classical traditions of dancing, with no formal training, these dancers have no reason to dance except to vigorously celebrate life. And the folk traditions of India do accommodate a whole lot of occasions to celebrate. There are over a hundred forms of folk dance in India, with regional variations. This book takes the reader on an exciting, rhythmic journey through the world of Indian folk dance.