Ritual and performance

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G. Venu writes about Mudiyettu, the music, costumes and performance of the ritual.
in Library Artifacts
In this article, Komal Kothari talks about the epics of Rajasthan, the folk tales that inspire them and the social customs and traditions associated with them. He discusses the figure of the hero, the female as a 'moving force' and local versions of pan-Indian epics.
in Library Artifacts
Manorama B.N.
Yakshagana is one of the most popular folk theatre forms of Karnataka. It is noted for its music, colourful costumes, vigorous dance movements, subtle expressions and extempore dialogues. Yakshagana has two main variations, each of which has many variations: Moodalapaya (the eastern form which is…
in Overview
Mousumi Mandal
Introduction   Bonbibi-r Palagaan is a dramatic performance tradition connected with the worship of the cult goddess Bonbibi. In contrast to the Bengali literary canon, this popular performance-ritual, which is exclusively practised in the Sundarbans in lower delta region West Bengal (India) and…
in Overview