Author:Martha Bush Ashton-Sikora, Robert P Sikora, A. Purushothaman & A. Harindranath (Authors)

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The Royal Temple Theater of Krishnattam

By: Martha Bush Ashton-Sikora, Robert P Sikora, A. Purushothaman & A. Harindranath (Authors)

Price: $33.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2016

Edition: Second Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 110939

ISBN: 8124608369

Condition: New


Krishnattam, a unique Sanskrit ritualistic dance-theater of Kerala, is one among India’s treasure trove of rare living artistic masterpieces. In time past, Krishnattam, based on the Sanskrit poem Krishnagiti by the Zamorin King Manaveda, thrived in the royal environment of the Kingdom of Calicut, receiving the adoration of small devoted audiences. But, with India’s independence, the Zamorin lost his kingdom, and as his wealth dissipated, Krishnattam teetered on the edge of extinction. It was the Krishna-Vishnu Temple at Guruvayur that came to Krishnattam's rescue and has become an integral... View more info