Digitised Scripts of Yakshagana

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News:Recently,Yakshavahini, a trust has made more than 900 Yakshagana scripts digitised and available online for free.


  • Yakshagana is a temple theatre art form of Karnataka that depicts mythological stories from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata and other Hindu epics.
  • It combines dance, music, dialogue, costumes, make-up and stage techniques with a unique style and form.
  • It is performed with percussion instruments like chenda, maddalam, jagatta or chengila (cymbals) and chakrata or elathalam (small cymbals).
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