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The characters of the Kathakali performance Kiratham chapter of the Mahabharata. Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvathi preside over Arjuna

Krishna on the right, holding a flute

A scene from Jasarandha Vadham episode. Above: the character of Jasarandha

Another scene from the Jasarandha Vadham

Krishna shows his vishwaroppa on the battlefield

An angry Bhima looks for Dusshasana

"the curtain goes up"

Duryodhana

Kirmeera Vadham: When Krishna uses the Sudarshan chakra to destroy the Kaurava clan

Musicians involved in a Kathakali performance

The main percussion for kathakali: the maddalam

Joyce Birkenstock's paintings of Kathakali actors

Kathakali makeup chart

Some mudras (hand gestures) from Kathakali

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Kathakali style: Duryodhana

Kathakali style: Arjuna

Kathakali stlye: Krishna

Kathakali style: Dusshasana