Statue of a Yakshagana Performer 🙏 Yakshagana (Kannada : "ಯಕ್ಷಗಾನ", Tulu : "ಆಟ", Malayalam: "യക്ഷഗാനം") is a traditional theatre form, developed in Udupi and Uttara Kannada districts, in the state of Karnataka (India), that combines dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up, and stage techniques with a unique style and form 🇮🇳 It is believed to have evolved from pre-classical music and theater during the period of the Bhakti movement 💫 It is sometimes simply called "the play" (ಆಟ) in Tulu Language ✍️ Yakshagana is strongly influenced by the Vaishnava Bhakti movement ✨ This theatre style is mainly found in most parts of Karnataka in various forms 🗺️ Yakshagana is traditionally presented from dusk to dawn 🌇 Its stories are drawn from Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata and other epics from both Hindu and Jain and other ancient Indic traditions 😊
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  • @clickstogallery 13 June, 2019

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