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Mahabharata characters as Yakshagana figures

Krishna as depicted in Yakshagana

Hanuman as depicted in Yakshagaana

Costumes of some characters

Jarasandha Vadh

Yakshagana performance on DVD. The episode of King Kamsa and Lord Krishna

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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