2.2. Goda Saramba: Steps

The following 12 steps are practiced by the dancers in order, followed its respective finale - Kasthirama -  step. These steps are accompanied by the Geta Beraya. 

The basic drum beat for Goda Haramba is Domi/ Kitha/ Kitha/ Domi. 

Step Name

Drum Beat

1. Adiya
Kasthirama

Domikitha - Thakadhon
Thath - Jith - Thon - Nun - Tha 

2. Dadiya
Kasthirama

Domikitha – Thakadhon
Thathjith - Thakajith - Thathjith - Thon - Nan Tha 

3. Thun Adiya
Kasthirama

Domikitha /// Thakadhon
Gath - Thakujith - Tham - Gajithaku - Jith - Tham
Tharikitagith - Tharikita - Domikita - Tha

4. Sathara Adiya
Kasthirama


Domikitha /// Thakadhon
Gaththaku - Jiththam - Gajithaku - Jiththam 
Gajin - Jinthakunda - Gajithaku - Jiththam 
Tharikitagith - Tharikita - Domikita - Tha

5. Ala Sarambaya
Kasthirama


Domikitha - Kitha - Domi //

Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan
Thagajithaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan
Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan - Tha

6. Dala Sarambaya 
Kasthirama


Domikitha - Kitha - Domi //

Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan //
Thagajithaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan
Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan - Tha

7. Angahara Sarambaya
Kasthirama


Thaheen /// Jing - Thaka - Tharikita //

Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan ///
Thagajithaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan
Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan - Tha

8. Ardha Chakra-Sarambaya
(Semi circle)
Kasthirama


Domitha // Domi - Domikitha - Kitha - Domi

Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan ///
Thagajithaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan //
Ronthaka - Jing - Jing - Jiguthaka - Jing - Jing
Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhakundha
Thagajithaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan
Ronthaka - Jinthaka - Tharikitha - Kundhan - Tha

9. Data-Pegeem-Sarambaya
Kasthirama

Domitha // Domi - Domikitha - Kitha - Domi
Thakkada - Tharikita - Jijikunda // Gajing

10. Bambara Sarambaya
Kasthirama

Domikitha /// Kithadon
Thakkada - Tharikita - Jijikunda 
Jikkada - Tharikita - Jijikunda
Dhongoda - Tharikita - jinikada
Thakkada - Tharikita - Jikada - Tharikita
Thah - Jit - Thon - Nun - Tha

11. Paneem Sarambaya
Kasthirama

Domikitha - Kitha - Domi
(i) Thakata - Thakata - Thaka
Tharikita - Kundan - Tha - Thaka - Jiji - Kunda //

(ii) Thakatathakata - Thaka - Thakaita - Kunda //
(iii) Thakata - Thakata - Thaka - Tharikita - Kundan - Tha

 12. Chandrika Sarambaya
Kasthirama

(i) Domi - Kitha - Kitha - Domi //
(ii) Domitha - Domitha - Domi
(iii) Domi - Kitha - Kitha - Domi


(i) Thak - Thak - Thakkada - Kadathaka 
Jik - Jik - Jikkada - Kadathaka 
Dhong - Dhong - Dhongada - Kadathaka
Nun - Num - Nungada - Kadathaka
(ii)Thak - Thakada - Kadathaka 
Jik - Jikada - Kadathaka 
Dhong - Dhongada - Kadathaka 
Nun - Nungada - Kadathaka
(iii) Thakkada - Kadathaka 
Jikkada - Kadathaka
Dhongada - Kadathaka 
Nungada - Kadathaka 
(iv) Thakkada - Jikkada - Dhongada - Nungada 
(v) Thah - Jith - Thon - Nun - Tha

Activity (Optional)
Watch the following playlist of videos demonstrating an overview of Goda Haramba steps 1 - 12:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoWz-8tHSII&list=PL8lxFVCHuOhJ4u33qjT-GS3UvVdqzw7S5


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