"Taka dhimi, taka dhimi" is one of the many dance rhythms, or taals, of Bharatanatyam, the oldest classical dance tradition in India. Expressed as a living form of art, Bharatanatyam has a deep devotional component that pervades the artist beyond just the dance. Mastering this art form can be very demanding, both mentally and physically, and takes years of dedication and discipline, but ultimately, the journey is very rewarding. Learn how this art form influenced the life of one such individual. Mahima Dave, Student in Public Health Chicago, IL OTHER PLATFORMS: INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/baps_betterliving MEDIUM https://medium.com/bapsbetterliving