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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 57
BHUTA WORSHIP
PILICHAMUNDI


Place: Ranganapalke Village, Karkala Taluk ( D.K.)
Date: 5.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.53

Bhuta-Pilchamundi-53.mpg (0:40) 6.72 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB PILICHAMUNDI KOLA
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

The members of the family of the impersonator engaged in making costumes
& other rituals objects out of natural objects & flowers

The impersonator of Pilichamundi make-up

The mother of the impersonator beats the tembere drum and sings the
PaDdanas. While the impersonator makes himself up

The impersonator makes up his face

PaDdana singing and impersonator costuming

The first item known as Gaggarada Ecchi, and procession

The mask of the Pilichamundi spirit kept at the shrine at Ranganapalke

Conversation with the organiserts after the impersonator gets possessed

The impersonator fastens the anklets to his legs
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The Pilichamundi spirit impersonator wears the palm-leaf dress to his waist

The preliminary dance after wearing the palm-leaf dress

Distribution of rice to the devotees

Possession starts

The burning torch (Divatige) is handed over to the spirit impersonator and
he goes round the shrine
The spirit holds the burning torch near to his chest.

The burning torch is handed back.

The dance pf entertainment with chowries in hand

The mask of Pilichamundi and the coconut leaf decoration around it

The spirit impersonator of Pilichamundi is now decked with a huge headgear
made of palm-leaf. The impersonator and a member of his family sing the
PaDdanas

The mask of the deity is mounted above his head

An organizer with the burning torch














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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 57
BHUTA WORSHIP
PILICHAMUNDI

Place: Ranganapalke Village, Karkala Taluk ( D.K.)
Date: 17.2.1985. Mandarthi Temple 12.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah & Harshavardhan
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.54

Bhuta-Pilchamundi-54.mpg (0:31) 5.18 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 762 MB PILICHAMUNDI KOLA (SAK)
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-Pilchamundi-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 762 MB MANDARTHI GENDASEVE
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB (HAR)
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

The spirit impersonator decked with a headgear now holds the two burning
torches (toote) in hands (tourns around) sitting on a pedestal

The impersonator holds the bell and the sword of the deity in hand

Conversation with the organizers

The impersonator and the organizers come round the shrine

Conversation with the organizers

The mask of the deity Pilichanmundi is removed

The mask of the deity is placed back on the seat






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CASSETTE 58
MANDARTHI KENDA SEVE
MEKKIKATTE KENDA SEVE, DAKKE BALI, TOTTILASIDI

Place: Mandarthi, Udupi Taluk (D.K)
Date: 12.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

Child

Devotees

Firewood burning

Burning charcoal

Devotees gathered

Priest walks the burning charcoal

Gathering the burning charcoal

Women walking through the burning charcoal
















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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 58
MANDARTHI KENDA SEVE
MEKKIKATTE KENDA SEVE, DAKKE BALI, TOTTILASIDI

Place: Mandarthi, Udupi Taluk (D.K)
Date: 12.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.55

Mandarti-Gendaseve-55.mpg (0:51) 8.55 MB MEKKIKATTE KENDASEVE
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 762 MB TOTTILA SIDI SEVE
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 763 MB
Mandarti-Gendaseve-RRC-7.mpg (10:06) 513 MB

The priest issues prasadam to the devotees

Women walking through the burning charcoal

MEKKIKATTE KENDA SEVE & DAKKE BALI

Place: Mekkikatte, Date: 15.3.1986
VHS Video Collector: Prof. K.Ramdas
DVD COPY: Lachendra

Burning charcoal

Burning charcoal & Devotees

Possessed priest

Woman walking through the burning charcoal

Possessed priest & Woman walking through the burning charcoal

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Impersonator and ardhanarishwara going round the pole outside the
Mekkikatte temple

Dakke Bali Mandala design

Impersonator and ardhanarishwara going round the pole outside the
Mekkikatte temple

Kotilinga vaidya & temple priest
Impersonator and ardhanarishwara going round the pole outside the
Mekkikatte temple and devotees seated

Impersonator and ardhanaarishwara

TOTTILA SIDI
Place: Mekkikatte. Date: 16.3.1986

The lever rod of Sidi seve

The devotees of Sidi seve arriving at the temple along with the ritual objects

The lever rod of Sidi seve

The devotees of Sidi seve arriving at the temple along with the ritual obhects

Impersonator and devotees

The statue of tiger taken in a procession

Impersonator

The devotees at the Sidi seve

Devotees carrying the cradle

The devotees at the Sidi seve

The lever rod of the Sidi seve

Sidi seve, a ritual of placing child in a cradle and lifting it up in lever
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Receiving prasadam

Sidi seve a ritual of placing Men & children in a cradle and lifting it up in a
lever
Koragas beating a drum

Sidi seve a ritual of placing Men and children in a cradling and lifting it up
in a lever

























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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 59
BHUTA WORSHIP
KALKUDA KOLA

Place: Kaup, Udupi District
Date: 23.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.56

Bhuta-Kalkuda-56.mpg (0:41) 6.94 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB KALKUDA KOLA
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-2.mpg (15:00) 761 MB
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-5.mpg (15:01) 762 MB

The impersonators are ceremoniously given oil bath other members of his
family are engaged in making costumes

Pooja at the shrine

Possession by the priest

The possessed priest offers tender coconut

The possessed priest holds the burning torches near to his chest

Bhandara, the possession to the shrine where the ceremony will be held

Possession of the priest at this shrine before placing the mask & other ritual
objects

Oracle by the possessed priest

The objects of worship are placed on the seat of the shrine

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The priest distributes prasadam

The objects of worship placed on the seat

The impersonator of Kalkuda and his sister Kallutti making up and
costuming

The first item Gaggarada Ecchi

The background music piper & Drummers

Flare of light

Devotees at the ceremony

The background music, pipers

Devotees at the ceremony

The anklets are fastened to the legs of the spirit impersonator of Kalkuda and
the palm-leaf dress is worn

Preliminary dance after wearing the palm-leaf dress

Possession dance by the impersonator of Kalkuda & his sister Kallurtti

Possession

The person holding the burning torch gets possessed & the torch is given to
the Kalkuda impersonator

The impersonator of Kalkuda swallows a few pieces of burning charcoal to
demonstration his prowess

The dance of entertainment

Background music, pipers



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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 59
BHUTA WORSHIP
KALKUDA KOLA

Place: Kaup, Udupi District
Date: 23.2.1985, Sagri Udupi 25.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.57

Bhuta-Kalkuda-57.mpg (0:42) 7.07 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 762 MB KALKUDA KOLA
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-Kalkuda-RRC-8.mpg (6:04) 307 MB
Bhuta-MaleJumadi-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB MALEJUMADI KOLA
Bhuta-MaleJumadi-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Devotees walking the ceremony

The huge headgear made of silver is mounted on the back of the Kalkuda
impersonator

The devotees & background musicians

Bali offering of ritual objects to the spirits around the shrine

The impersonator of Kalkuda & his sister Kallutti holds the burning torches
(toote) in hand & come round the mattarne

Offering Barane the ritualistic food to the impersonator







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CASSETTE 60
BHUTA WORSHIP
MALE JUMADI KOLA

Place: Sagri, Udupi Taluk & District
Date: 25.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

The impersonator of Male J umadi and his assistant spirit Banta making up

A member of the family if the impersonator engaged in making headgear out
of palm-leaf

Member of the family of the impersonator sing the PaDdanas, while the
impersonators are making up

The first item known as Gaggarada Ecchi, the ritual tying of sacred anklets
to the impersonator dancers

The Male J umadi impersonator & his assistant spirit Banta fastening the
anklets to their legs

The drummers of the Harijan tribe beating the drum standing in the
perimeter of the arena

Devotees at the ceremony

Drummers of the Harijan tribe beating drums

The impersonator of malejumadi and his assistant spirit Banta wearing the
palm leaf dress around their waist

Preliminary dance after wearing the pam leaf dress

Possession

The spirit impersonator of Male J umadi holds the burning torch near his
body several times to demonstrate the power of the spirit

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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 60
BHUTA WORSHIP
MALE JUMADI KOLA

Place: Sagri, Udupi Taluk & District
Date: 25.2.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.58

Bhuta-MaleJumadi-58.mpg (0:28) 4.71 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-MaleJumadi-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 762 MB MALEJUMADI KOLA
Bhuta-MaleJumadi-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-MaleJumadi-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Bhuta-MaleJumadi-RRC-6.mpg (14:23) 730 MB

Entertainment dance with chowries in hand

The spirit impersonator & his wife sing the paDdanas, the folk epic

The entertainment dance

Possession by the priests or poojaries

Oracle

Bali- offering of ritual objects around the shrine

Oracle pleasure or worth of the deity is conveyed to the organizers

The impersonator is decked with a huge headgear called Ani made of palm
leaf. The mask of the deity is mounted on his face and the armour over his
abdomen. He holds the sword and bell of the deity in his hands and dances.

The mask and armour are removed. The priest holding them get possessed.
They keep them back on the seat.

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The Badikara dance by the Poojari and the Banta

Badikara dance by the spirit impersonator of Male J amadi Kola

The impersonator of Male J umadi holds the auspicious pot and is in
conversation with the organizers


































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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 61
BHUTA WORSHIP
ULLALTHI MECCHI

Place: Ananthadi, Bantwal Taluk, D.K.
Date: 6,7.3.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.59

Bhuta-Ullalthi-59.mpg (1:12) 22.7 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-Ullalthi-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 704 MB Ullalthi Mecci
Bhuta-Ullalthi-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 708 MB
Bhuta-Ullalthi-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Bhuta-Ullalthi-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Bhuta-Ullalthi-RRC-5.mpg ( 8:45) 419 MB

A decorated palanquin placed outside the original shrine of Ullalthi spirit

Decorating the procession path offering by the devotees

Full moon

The silver mask of the Ullalthi spirit placed in its original shrine

The priest possessors costuming

Ritual objects

The priest possessors costuming

Ceremony begins at the original shrine

Possession by the two priests

Oracle

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Masks, armour & other objects of worship brought out of the shrine

A decorated bull to head the procession

The objects of worship placed in the palanquin are carried in a procession to
the Chittarige temple

The sandalwood mask placed on a swinging cot at the Chittarige temple

Possession by the priests at the Chittarige temple

Oracle by the priests at the Chittarige temple

The silver mask brought to the Chittarige temple by a member of the
organizing family & placed on the swinging cot

The masks of the spirit Ullalthi kept on the swinging cot and worshipped

Procession to Bantrinja

Next Day Morning. Arena of the festival at Bantrinja

The huge horse-shoe shaped headgear called Ani

The spirit impersonator of Ullalthi costuming

The arena of the festival at Bantrinja

The Ani or headgear is being decorated

The sacred flag hoisted in the temple

The impersonator fastening anklets to his legs

The impersonator wears the palm leaf dress

The Ullalthi impersonator wears the other ornaments

Fully decorated headgear

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Beginning of the ritual process

A fully decorated headgear

The spirit impersonator gets ready

The huge headgear is brought of the shrine to mount it on to the back of the
impersonator

The silver armour and other ornaments of the Ullalthi spirit is worn

Waistgear called J akkel Ani is mounted around the waist of the
impersonator

The impersonator sings the PaDdanas

The sandalwood mask of the deity is mounted on his head

A woman devotee praying

Burning torches are handed over to the impersonator

The impersonator now faces the temple

The impersonator gets possessed

The impersonator goes round the temple at Bantrinja wearing the
Sandalwood mask

The Kombu pipe instrument

A section of the devotees

Devotee praying

Prasadam

The spirit impersonator of Ullalthi goes round the temple with the silver
mask worn

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The scene outside the Bantrinja in Ananthadi

The silver ornaments, tokens of animals etc. displayed for sale outside the
temple at Bantrinja

Eatables and other things displayed for sale

A native game with coconuts
































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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 62
BHUTA WORSHIP
VISHNUMOORTHY VOTTE KOLA

Place: Kukkujadka, Sullia Taluk, D.K.
Date: 11-12.3.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.60

Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-60.mpg (0:37) 11.9 MB Bhuta Worship
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 728 MB VISHNUMURTHY OTTE
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 727 MB KOLA
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 722 MB
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 726 MB

The arena where the festival is to be held

The heap of firewood kept ready

The impersonator of the Votte Kola

Heao of firewood

The shrine

The mask and sword of the deity Vishnumoorthy

Heap of firewood

The arena of the festival and the devotees gathered

RRC and TLP staff interviewing the organizers

The initial rite called Todankal

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The impersonator starts singing the song. Singing of Totam

All go to the heap of firewood. The heap is set fire

The devotees watching the ceremony

A performance of the previous day

The firewood burns

The impersonator of Kulichattu is costuming

The play of the Bhuta called Kulichattu

A swastika is established on the alter. Banana tree trunk is decorated with
flowers

The impersonator of the deity Vishnumoorthy now gets ready for the main
part of the ritual the Votte Kola

The impersonators body is smeared with a paste

A chestwear (Special protective ring) made of palm leaf, areca & husks of
tender Banana plant is made ready

The protective chestwear is worn around the chest by the spirit impersonator

A Belchappad (priest) in possession












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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 62
BHUTA WORSHIP
VISHNUMOORTHY VOTTE KOLA

Place: Kukkujadka, Sullia Taluk, D.K.
Date: 11-12.3.1985
VHS Video Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.61

Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-61.mpg (0:32) 10.02 MB BHUTA WORSHIP
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 677 MB VISHNUMURTHY OTTE
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 666 MB KOLA
Bhuta-Vishnumurthy-RRC-8.mpg (13:41) 660 MB

The Kolari goes round the heap of embers and walks across it and collects
a few embers in the vessel in his hand

The Belchappads run again and again across the heap of embers

Devotees at the ceremony

The Impersonator of vishnumurthy now comes to the arena where the heap
of embers is placed

The burning embers are made into a heap with a long wooden pole

Devotees at the ceremony

The impersonator of Vishnumoorthy falls into the fire several times

A few devotees watch the ceremony from a top a tree

The impersonator in conversation with the Belchappads

The impersonator in conversation with the Belchappads

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All go back to the shrine

The Belchappads wield sword infront of the shrine, one of them holds the
mask of Vishnumurthy

The impersonator now wears the mask of deity Vishnumoorthy and holds
the sword and bow. He comes round the alter

The spirit impersonator issues prasadam

The mask of the deity is removed

The impersonator solving the problem of the villagers

The arena of the festival as day breaks

























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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 63
STORIE DELLISOLA DELLA LUCE
LE COLONNE DEL TEMPIO
COCK FIGHT IN INDONESIA
OL RAGAZZO D SUMATRA
LA CARRETTA DEI COMICI

An Indonesian Folk arts. This cassette is from the archieves of Centro
Teatro Ateneo (CTA) in Rome, Italy Narration is in Italian

RRC VHS-DVD NO.62

Place: Indonesian Folk Arts
Video VHS Collector: CTA Rome, Italy
DVD Copy: Lahendra

CTA-Italy-62.mpg (0:11) 1.9MB An Indonatian Folk Arts
CTA-Italy-RRC-1.mpg (15:01) 761 MB LE COLONNE DELTEMPIO
CTA-Italy-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 762 MB COCK FIGHT IN INDONATIA
CTA-Italy-RRC-3.mpg (12:05) 612 MB OL RAGAZZO D'SUMATRA
CTA-Italy-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Le colonne del Tempio

Cock fight in Indonesia

Il ragazzo di Sumatra










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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 63
STORIE DELLISOLA DELLA LUCE
LA CARRETTA DEI COMICI

An Indonesian Folk arts. This cassette is from the archieves of Centro
Teatro Ateneo (CTA) in Rome, Italy Narration is in Italian

RRC VHS-DVD NO.63

Place: Indonesian Folk Arts
Video VHS Collector: CTA Rome, Italy
DVD Copy: Lahendra

CTA-Italy-63.mpg (0:18) 3.02 MB An Indonetion Folk Arts
CTA-Italy-RRC-6.mpg (14:05) 713 MB LA CARRETTA DEI COMICI
CTA-Italy-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 762 MB IL PRINCIPE DI SABA
CTA-Italy-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 762 MB COCK FIGHT IN INDONESIA
CTA-Italy-RRC-9.mpg (12:53) 653 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-10.mpg (14:05) 713 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-11.mpg (12:02) 609 MB


La carretta dei comici

CASSETTE 64
STORIE DELLISOLA DELLA LUCE
IL PRINCIPE DI SABA
COCK FIGHT IN INDONESIA
L UOMO ELA SCIMMIA
KATHAKALI
YAKSHAGANA NORTHERN STYLE

This cassette an Indonesian and Indian Folk arts is from the archives of
the Centro Teatro Ateneo (CTA) in Rome, Italy. Yakshagana was
documented with the help of Yakshagana Kendra, Udupi. Narration is
in Italian

Il principe di saba

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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 64
STORIE DELLISOLA DELLA LUCE
IL PRINCIPE DI SABA
COCK FIGHT IN INDONESIA
L UOMO ELA SCIMMIA
KATHAKALI
YAKSHAGANA NORTHERN STYLE

This cassette an Indonesian and Indian Folk arts is from the archives of
the Centro Teatro Ateneo (CTA) in Rome, Italy. Yakshagana was
documented with the help of Yakshagana Kendra, Udupi. Narration is
in Italian

RRC VHS-DVD NO.64

Place: Indonesian Folk Arts
Video VHS Collector: CTA Rome, Italy
DVD Copy: Lahendra

CTA-Italy-64.mpg (0:15) 2.58 MB An Indonation Folk Arts
CTA-Italy-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 761 MB L'Uomo ela scimmia
CTA-Italy-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Kathakali
CTA-Italy-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Yakshagana Northern Style
CTA-Italy-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-16.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-17.mpg (2:38) 132 MB

Cock fight in Indonesia

L uomo ela scimmia

Kathakali

Yakshagana Northern style




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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 65
DISCUSSION BETWEEN PETER BROOK, FERUCCIO MAROTTI
& OTHERS, STAGES

This cassette is from the archives of the Centro Teatro Aeneo in Rome
Italy

RRC VHS-DVD NO.65

Place: Indonesian Folk Arts
Video VHS Collector: CTA Rome, Italy
DVD Copy: Lahendra

CTA-Italy-65.mpg (0:10) 1.83 MB Discussion Between
CTA-Italy-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 761 MB PETER BROOK, FERUCCIO
CTA-Italy-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 761 MB MAROTTI & OTHERS
CTA-Italy-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 761 MB STAGES
CTA-Italy-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

Discussion between Peter Brook, Feruccio Marotti and others

Stages
A Macau light films presentation, Peter Brook & C.I.C.T. in Australia














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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 65
DISCUSSION BETWEEN PETER BROOK, FERUCCIO MAROTTI
& OTHERS, STAGES

This cassette is from the archives of the Centro Teatro Aeneo in Rome
Italy

RRC VHS-DVD NO.66

Place: Indonesian Folk Arts
Video VHS Collector: CTA Rome, Italy
DVD Copy: Lahendra

CTA-Italy-66.mpg (0:12) 2.04 MB Discussion Between
CTA-Italy-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 761 MB PETER BROOK & FERUCCIO
CTA-Italy-RRC-24.mpg (15:02) 760 MB MAROTTI & OTHERS
CTA-Italy-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
CTA-Italy-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 760 MB STAGES
CTA-Italy-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 760 MB


Stages
A Macau light films presentation, Peter Brook & C.I.C.T. in Australia

Discussion between Peter Brook, Feeruccio Marotti and others













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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 65
DISCUSSION BETWEEN PETER BROOK, FERUCCIO MAROTTI
& OTHERS, STAGES

This cassette is from the archives of the Centro Teatro Aeneo in Rome
Italy

RRC VHS-DVD NO.67

Place: Indonesian Folk Arts
Video VHS Collector: CTA Rome, Italy
DVD Copy: Lahendra

CTA-Italy-67.mpg (0:10) 1.70 MB Discussion Between
CTA-Italy-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 761 MB PETER BROOK, FERUCCIO
CTA-Italy-RRC-29.mpg (8:35) 426 MB MAROTTI & OTHERS


Discussion between Peter Brook, Feeruccio Marotti and others



















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CASSETTE 66
MUDALAPAYA YAKSHAGANA FESTIVAL
STRING PUPPET PLAY

Place: Ambalajeerahalli, Mandya District
Date: 15.6.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.68

Mudalapaya-Yak-68.mpg (0:12) 3.86 MB Mudalapaya Yakshagana
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 726 MB Play "BANASURA KALAGA"
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 728 MB SHANIKATE BHAGAVATHIKE
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 726 MB Mudalapaya Yakshagana
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 727 MB "PANCHAVATI"

Mudalapaya Yakshagana play Banasura Kalaga

Shanikathe Bhagavathike

Mudalapaya Yakshagana play Panchavati















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69
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 66
MUDALAPAYA YAKSHAGANA FESTIVAL
STRING PUPPET PLAY

Place: Ambalajeerahalli, Mandya District
Date: 15.6.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.69

Mudalapaya-Yak-69.mpg (0:21) 6.65 MB STRING PUPPET PLAY
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 727 MB BHAKTA MARKANDEYA
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-7.mpg (14:47) 707 MB LANDSCAPE
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-8.mpg (13:42) 661 MB VILLAGE SCENE
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 719 MB GATTADAKORE YAKSHAGAN
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 727 MB BABRUVAHANA KALAGA
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 727 MB


String Puppet Play Bhaktamarkandeya

Landscape and Village scene

Village scene of Ambalajeerahalli

The Bird Brahminy Myna

Village scene of Ambalajeerahalli

Children playing

Landscape of Adichunchanagiri hill

Validictory function



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CASSETTE 67
MUDALAPAYA YAKSHAGANA FESTIVAL

Place: Ambalajeerahalli, Mandya District
Date: 15.6.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

Gattadakore Yakshagana style Play Babruvahana Kalaga






























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70
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 67
MUDALAPAYA YAKSHAGANA FESTIVAL

Place: Ambalajeerahalli, Mandya District
Date: 15-16.6.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.70

Mudalapaya-Yak-70.mpg (0:11) 3.59 MB GATTADAKORE YAKSHAGANA
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 726 MB "BABRUVAHANA KALAGA"
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 723 MB
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 727 MB MUDALAPAYA YAKSHAGANA
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 727 MB "KUNDALIKA VADHE"
Mudalapaya-Yak-RRC-16.mpg (18:31) 894 MB

Gattadakore Yakshagana style Play Babruvahana Kalaga



Mudalapaya Yakshagana Kundalike Vadhe Konehalli troupe
















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71
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 68
DODDATA INAUGURAL FUNCTION
PLAY DAKSHAYAJNA

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 15.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.71

Doddata-71.mpg (0:18) 5.84 MB Doddata Inaugural Function
Doddata-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 727 MB Speech by K.S.Haridasa BHat
Doddata-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Doddata-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 728 MB DODDATA PLAY
Doddata-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 728 MB "DAKSHAYAJNA" BY
Doddata-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 728 MB B.Bannada & Party
Doddata-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 728 MB

Doddata Inaugural invocation song

Welcome speech by Director K.S. Haridas Bhat

Garlanding by Sri V.M. J oshi, Programme Director, RRC

Speech by Prof. Basavaraj Malashetty

Inauguration of Doddata festival by Sri Tontadarya Swamiji of Gadag

Speech by Devendrakumar Hakari of Dharwar University

Speech by Sri Tontadarya Swamiji of Gadag

Doddata Play Daksha Yajna by B.Bannada and party



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72
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 68
INAUGURAL
PLAY DAKSHAYAJNA

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 15-16.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.72

Doddata-72.mpg (0:16) 5.17 MB Doddata Play
Doddata-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 728 MB DAKSHAYAJNA
Doddata-RRC-8.mpg (18:32) 895 MB
Doddata-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Doddata-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Doddata-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 728 MB

Doddata Play Daksha Yajna by B.Bannada and party

CASSETTE 69
DODDATA FESTIVAL
PLAY DAKSHA YAJNA & AIRAVANA MAIRAVANA

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 16.8.1985

Doddata play Daksha Yajna
Doddata Play Airavana Mairavana by Doddata Sangha, Basapura,
Chennammana Kitturu








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73
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 69
DODDATA FESTIVAL
PLAY DAKSHA YAJNA & AIRAVANA MAIRAVANA

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 16.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.73

Doddata-73.mpg (0:10) 3.33 MB Doddata Play
Doddata-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 728 MB "AIRAVANA MAIRAVANA"
Doddata-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Doddata-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Doddata-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 732 MB
Doddata-RRC-16.mpg (18:27) 891 MB

Doddata play Daksha Yajna
Doddata Play Airavana Mairavana by Doddata Sangha, Basapura,
Chennammana Kitturu

















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74
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 70
DODDATA FESTIVAL
PLAY AIRAVANA MAIRAVANA & KIRATARJUNA KALAGA

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 17.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.74

Doddata-74.mpg (0:11) 1.97 MB Doddata Play
Doddata-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 762 MB "AIRAVANA MAIRAVANA"
Doddata-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Doddata-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 761 MB Doddata Play
Doddata-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 762 MB "KIRATARJUNA KALAGA"
Doddata-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Doddata Play Airavana Mairavana

Doddata Play Kiratarjuna Kalaga making up

Doddata Play Kiratarjuna Kalaga














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75
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 70
DODDATA FESTIVAL
KIRATARJUNA KALAGA

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 17, 18.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: HAR & SAK
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.75
Doddata-75.mpg (0:22) 3.78 MB Doddata Play
Doddata-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 762 MB "KIRATARJUNA KALAGA"
Doddata-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Doddata-RRC-24.mpg (15:02) 761 MB DODDATA DANCE
Doddata-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 762 MB DEMONSTRATION
Doddata-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Doddata Play Kiratarjuna Kalaga
CASSETTE 71
DODDATA FESTIVAL
PLAY KIRATARJUNA KALAGA
MUSIC & DANCE SEMINAR
Two cameras were used for the seminar. This camera has shot long
shots

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 18.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah

Doddata Play Kiratarjuna Kalaga
DODDATA DANCE DEMONSTRATION

Doddata dance demonstration by Monappa Sutar, Chincholi, Gulbarga Dist.
Bhagavath: Siddappa Nagogi, Male character

Dance demonstration by Durgappa Mydoor, demonstration of lady character
Dance demonstration by Monappa sutar, Chincholi, Gulbarga Dist. lady
character
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76
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 71
DODDATA FESTIVAL
MUSIC & DANCE SEMINAR

Two cameras were used for the seminar. This camera has shot long
shots

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 18.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: SAK & HAR
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.76
Doddata-76.mpg (0:32) 5.39 MB DODDATA MUSIC SEMINAR
Doddata-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 759 MB
Doddata-RRC-28.mpg (11:31) 584 MB DODDATA DANCE SEMINAR
Doddata-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Doddata-RRC-30.mpg (15:03) 763 MB
Doddata-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Doddata-RRC-32.mpg (7:48) 397 MB

MUSIC SEMINAR ON DODDATA

Bhagavath lingappa Kudri of Hoovina Hadagali

Bhagavath

Shehanai by Basappa Bajantri

Doddata music by Durgappa Mydoor








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CASSETTE 72
DODDATA FESTIVAL
MUSIC & DANCE SEMINAR

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: 18.8.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat

Two cameras were used for the seminar. This camera has shot mostly
close up



DODDATA DANCE DEMONSTRATION

Doddata dance demonstration by Monappa Sutar, Chincholi, Gulbarga Dist.
Bhagavath: Siddappa Nagoji demonstration of male character
Dance demonstration by Durgappa Mydoor demonstration of Woman
character

MUSIC SEMINAR ON DODDATA

Bhagavath Lingappa Kudri of Hoovina Hadagali

Bhagavath

Shehanai

Bhagavath: Durgappa Mydoor











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77
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 73
JOURNEY THROUGH THE LAND OF KUMARAVYASA
OTHER GENERAL SHOTS

Place: Gadag, Dharwar District
Date: August. 1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD COPY: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.77
Journey-77.mpg (1:06) 20.09 MB Journey through the Land of
Journey-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 718 MB Kumaravyasa
Journey-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 723 MB Madda Bird Sanctury
Journey-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 727 MB Hampi, Lakkundi Temple
Journey-RRC-4.mpg (9.59) 482 MB Temple at Gadag
Keelukudure-RRC-1.mpg (13:04) 663 MB Sculptur of Gadag
DolluKunitha-RRC-1.mpg (20:17) 981 MB KEELU KUDURE
DOLLU KUNITHA

Mandagadde Birds Sanctuary

Landscape

Sunflower crop at Dharwar District

Landscape of Karnataka Dharwar District

J awar crop

Landscape of the plateau region of Karnataka

HAMPI
Surrounding of Hampi

Sasivekalina Ganapathi

A village fishermans dinghy (Teppa)
A dam near Hospet
123
LAKKUNDI JAIN TEMPLE

J ain temple at Lakkundi Dharwar Dist.

JOURNEY THROUGH THE LAND OF KUMARAVYASA,
KOLIVADA

Village children playing at Kolivada
A Bullock cart at Kolivada

A father carrying his child on the waist

Sculpture at temple entrance

Surrounding of Kolivada

A sculpture at Kolivada temple

Inscriptions in old Kannada on a stone

A sculpture at Kolivada temple

Village of Kolivada

Wood carvings on the door of a temple at Kolivada

Painting of Kumaravyasa

Original writings of Kumaravyasa

The book Karnataka Bharatha Kathamanjari

The house in which Kumaravyasa lived

Singing the poems written by Kumaravyasa

Traditional songs on Kumaravyasa

Village of Kolivada

124
TEMPLE AT GADAG

Veeranarayana temple at Gadag

Bullock cart and Horse car (Tanga) at Gadag infront of the temple

Inscriptions, Sculptures and the activities and pooja inside the
Veeranarayana temple

SCULPTOR OF GADAG

Sculptor somana shiddappa of Gadag at work

A cow shed at Gadag
CASSETTE 74
KEELU KUDURE KUNITHA
DOLLU KUNITHA
Place: Harapanahalli Taluk, Bellary Dist.
Date: 25.8.1995
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

Keelu Kudure Kunitha or Dummy horse dance (for two songs)

Drummer

Shehanoy, Sadde (Shruti), Kani Haligi percussionists

Percussionists

Piper and Percussionists

Audience

Audience with dancer

Women and children among audience

Shahanoy and Sadde (Shruti) & Kanihaligi

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Audience

Audience-a boy with a pot on his head

Dummy horse dance ends

DOLLU KUNITHA BY SONNADA MUDIMALLAPPA TROUPE
HARAPANAHALLI































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78
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 74
STUDY ON KORAGA TRIBE

Place: Heranje, Udupi Taluk
Date: 30.11.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.78
Koraga-Tribe-78.mpg ():13) 4.38 MB STUDY ON KORAGA TRIBE
Koraga-Tribe-RRC-1.mpg (15:01) 728 MB
Koraga-Tribe-RRC-2.mpg (15:01) 723 MB
Koraga-Tribe-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Koraga-Tribe-RRC-4.mpg (11:35) 558 MB

Typical south Kanara surrounded by village house, rice field

Drum beating by the Koragas during various occasions

Drum beating by the Koragas during temple festival

Marriage procession followed by marriage dance

Buffalo race procession and the race














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79
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 75
MOKEDA BIRE LEMINKAYE

Place: Ravindra Mantap, M.G.M.College, Udupi
Date: 12.10.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.79
Mokeda-Bire-79.mpg (0:10) 3.43 MB MOOKEDA BIRE LEMINKAYE
Mokeda-Bire-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 718 MB TULU OPERA BASED ON THE
Mokeda-Bire-RRC-2.mpg (15:01) 727 MB FINNISH FOLK EPIC KALEVALA
Mokeda-Bire-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 724 MB
Mokeda-Bire-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 712 MB
Mokeda-Bire-RRC-5.mpg (15:52) 760 MB

Mokeda Bire Leminkaye
Tulu opera based on the Finnish folk epic KALEVALA




















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80
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 76
Cassette -1, Camera-2
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
GREEN ROOM AND PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.80
Yak-Tenku-80.mpg (1:25) 26.9 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 725 MB GREEN ROOM
Yak-Tenku-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 726 MB PLAY 'VEERA ABHIMANYU'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 728 MB


YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE GREEN ROOM

Preparation of Dondi at the green room

Bannada Malinga making-up (Bhima)

Bannada Malinga & K.M. Subraya making-up

K.M. Subraya making-up

Bannada Malinga making-up (Bhima)

K.M. Subraya making-up (Samasaptaka)
Coloured paste used by the artiste for make-up

Chandragiri Ambu making-up (Samasaptaka)

Boxe3s containing colour powder
129
Preparation of Dondi at the green room

Artiste engaged in making-up

Bhima character making-up (Bannada Malinga)

Samasaptaka Character making-up (Chandragiri Ambu)
Artiste engaged in making-up

Costumes hung inside the green room

Samasaptaka character making-up (Chandragiri Ambu)

Samasaptaka character making-up (K.M. Subraya)

Artistes engaged in making-up

Costuming

Artistes engaged in making-up

Samasaptaka character making-up (Chandragiri Ambu)

Artistes engaged in making-up

Costuming

Bhima character making-up (Bannada Malinga)

Artistes engaged in making-up

Artistes engaged in the costuming and making-up in the green room

Samasaptaka character (K.M. Subraya)

Lady character engaged in costumes

Samasaptaka character making-up (Chandragiri Ambu)

Artistes engaged in making-up and costuming in the green room
130
Subhadra character (Kolyur Ramachandra Rao)

Samasaptaka character making-up (Chandragiri Ambu)

Costuming

Artistes engaged in making-up

Costuming

PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

The musician of Yakshagana entering into the stage Bhagavath (Padyana
Ganapathi Bhat) with the J agate in the center, maddale (Chipparu
Krishnaiah Ballal) to left, Chande (Nidle Narasimha Bhat)

Chande by Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat with the J agate
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat

Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat
Bhagavath:Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Maddale: Chipparu Krishnaiah Ballal

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Maddale: Chipparu Krishnaiah Ballal

Nityavesha emtrance

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat

Nityavesha (Ashok.A & Vino Kumar Rai)
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat

Ganapathi pooja by Nityavesha (Ashok.A & Vino Kumar Rai)
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Nityavesha (Ashok.A & Vino Kumar Rai)

Curtain held by two stage assistants before the start of Shanmukha character

Shanmukha character by Vishweshwara Bhat
Curtain held by two stage assistants before the start of Nitya Stree veesha
by Gangadhar.K & Dharmendra Achari

Audience

Nitya Stree Vesha by Gangadhar.K & Dharmendra Achari

Audience

Clown (Kodakallu Gopalakrishna Bhat) & Nitya Stree Vesha

Clown (K.Gopalakrishna Bhat)

Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat

Maddale: Chipparu Krishnayya Ballal

Streeveesha














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81
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 76
Cassette -1, Camera-2
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.81
Yak-Tenku-81.mpg (0:51) 16.1 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 727 MB PLAY 'VEERA ABHIMANYU'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-8.mpg (15:08) 733 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 728 MB

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Audience

Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat J agate

Audience

Curtain held by two stage assistants before the start of Oddolaga

Balagopala dance (Oddolaga)Audience

Arjuna chararecter (Oddolaga)
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat J agate
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Bhima character

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Bhima, Arjuna, Dharmaraya, Nakula & Sahadeva (Pandavas)

Oddolaga of Pandavas

Pandavas & Doota

Pandavas

Dialogue between pandavas Dharmaraya Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula &
Sahadeva
CASSETTE 77
Cassette-2, Camera-2
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

Two cameras were used during the performance. This camera was
handled on waist and was tracked from the left side of the stage

Dialogue between the pandavas

Doota

Audience

Doota

Kaurava

Doota & Kaurava

Kaurava

Drona & Kaurava

Kaurava
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Chande: Chipparu Krishnayya Ballal
Bhagavath with the J agate

Curtain held by two stage assistants

Audience

Curtain held by two stage assistants before the entrance of Samasaptaka

Samasaptaka (Chandragiri Ambu) enters the stage

Samasaptaka (Chandragiri Ambu)

Samasaptaka (Chandragiri Ambu & K.M. Subraya)

Kaurava & Samasaptakas (Manjunatha Bhat, Chandragiri Ambu &
K.M.Subraya)

Samasaptakas & Doota

Arjuna & Doota


















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82
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 77
Cassette-2, Camera-2
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.82
Yak-Tenku-82.mpg (0:41) 13.1 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 728 MB PLAY 'VEERA ABHIMANYU'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 728 MB PLAY 'DUSHYASANA VADHE'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-16.mpg (15:11) 735 MB

Two cameras were used during the performance. This camera was
handled on waist and was tracked from the left side of the stage

Arjuna & Doota

Arjuna

Arjuna & Srikrishna (Umesh Shetty & Padre Chandu)

War between Arjuna & Samasaptakas

Arjuna & Srikrishna

BHAGAVATH: BALIPANARAYANA (Begins)
Dharmaraya

Dharmaraya & Abhimanyu (Abhimanyu Govinda Bhat)
Audience

Dharmaraya & Abhimanyu
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Abhimanyu & Subhadra (Govinda Bhat & Kolyuru Ramachandra Rao)

Abhimanyu

Abhimanyu & Sarathi

Battle between Abhimanyu, Sarathi & Dushyasana

Battle between Kauravas & Abhimanyu

Abhimanyu, Kauarava & Drona

Battle between Abhimanyu & Drona

Drona & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Kauravas

Drona

Drona & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu, Drona & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Karna

Barttle between Abhimanyu & Kaurava (Son of Dushyasana)


PLAY DUSHYASANA VADHE

Bhagavath: Balipa Narayana J agate
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat




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83
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 78
Cassette-1, Camera-1
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: P.V.Upadyaya
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.83
Yak-Tenku-83.mpg (0:41) 13.1 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 762 MB PLAY 'VEERA ABHIMANYU'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-20.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-21.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Two cameras were used during the performance. This camera has shot
longshots from the front

The Musicians of Yakshagana entering into the stage
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat with J agate in the centre
Maddale: Chipparu Krishnayya Ballal to Bhagavatas left
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Maddale: Chipparu Krishnayya Ballal

Nityavesha (Ashok.A & Vino Kumar Rai

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Maddale: Chipparu Krishnaiah Ballal
Nityavesha (Ashok.A & Vino Kumar Rai)
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
(Balagopala Dance)

Ganapathi pooja by Nityavesha
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Curtain held by two stage assistants before the start of Shanmukha character

Shanmukha character by Vishweshwara Bhat

Curtain held by two stage assistants before the start of Nitya Stree Veesha
by Gangadhar. K & Dharmendra Achari

Nitya Stree Vesha by Gangadhar.K & Dharmendra Achari

Clown (Kodakallu Gopalakrishna Bhat) & Nitya Stree Vesha

Clown (Kodakallu Gopalakrishna Bhat)

Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat

Maddale: Chipparu Krishnayya Ballal

Stree vesha dance

Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat
Curtain held by two stage assistants before the start of Oddolaga

Oddolaga

Balagopala dance (Oddolaga)












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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 78
Cassette-1, Camera-1
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: P.V.Upadyaya
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.84
Yak-Tenku-84.mpg (0:36) 6.10 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-22.mpg (15:02) 762 MB PLAY 'VEERA ABHIMANYU'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-23.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-24.mpg (15:43) 793 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-25.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-26.mpg (15:02) 762 MB

Two cameras were used during the performance. This camera has shot
longshots from the front

Arjuna character (Oddolaga)

Bhima character (Oddolaga)

Dharmaraya, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula & Sahadeva (Pandavas)

Oddolaga of Pandavas

Pandavas & Doota

Pandavas

Dialogue between the Pandavas

Pandavas Dharmaraya, Bhima, Arjuna, Nakula & Sahadeva

Doota
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Kaurava

Kaurava & Doota

Kaurava

Kaurava & Drona

Kaurava
CASSETTE 79
Cassette-2, Camera-1
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Curtain held by two stage assistants
Bhagavath: Padyana Ganapathi Bhat
Chande: Chipparu Krishnayya Ballal

Curtain held by two stage assistants before the entrance of Samasaptaka
character

Entrance of Samasaptaka character (Chandragiri Ambu)

Samasaptakas (Chandragiri Ambu & K.M. Subraya)

Kaurava & Samasaptakas

Samasaptakas

Samasaptakas & Doota

Arjuna & Doota







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85
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 79
Cassette-2, Camera-1
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY VEERA ABHIMANYU

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: P.V.Upadyaya
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.85
Yak-Tenku-85.mpg (0:38) 6.45 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-27.mpg (15:02) 761 MB PLAY 'VEERA ABHIMANYU'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-28.mpg (15:02) 761 MB PLAY 'DUSHYASANA VADHE'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-29.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-30.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-31.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

Two cameras were used during the performance. This camera has shot
longshots from the front
Arjuna (Padre Chandu)

Arjuna & Srikrishna (Padre Chandu & Umesh Shetty)

Arjuna, Srikrishna & Samasaptakas battle between Arjuna and
Samasaptakas

Arjuna & Srikrishna

BHAGAVATH: BALIPA NARAYANA (Begins)
Dharmaraya

Dharmaraya & Abhimanyu
Abhimanyu & Subhadra

Abhimanyu

Abhimanyu & Sarathi
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Battle between Abhimanyu, Sarathi & Dushyasana

Battle between Abhimanyu & Kauravas
Abhimanyu & Kaurava, Drona

Battle between Abhimanyu & Drona

Drona

Drona & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Kauravas

Drona

Drona & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu, Drona & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Karna

Battle between Abhimanyu & Kaurava

PLAY DUSHYASANA VADHE

Bhagavath: Balipa Narayana J agate
Chande: Nidle Narasimha Bhat

Brodhers of Kauravas








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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 79
Cassette-2, Camera-1
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY DUSHUASANA VADHE

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: P.V.Upadyaya
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.86
Yak-Tenku-86.mpg (0:51) 8.55 MB YAKSHAGANA TENKUTITTU
Yak-Tenku-RRC-32.mpg (18:13) 922 MB PLAY 'DUSHYASANA VADHE'
Yak-Tenku-RRC-33.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-34.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-35.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Yak-Tenku-RRC-36.mpg (17:53) 907 MB

Two cameras were used during the performance. This camera has shot
longshots from the front

Battle between brothers of Kauravas & Bhima

Bhima

Battle between Bhima & Dushyasana

CASSETTE 80
Cassette-3, Camera-2
YAKSHAGANA SOUTHERN STYLE
PLAY DUSHYASANA VADHE

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 5-6.12.1985
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
Most part of this play was tracked with one camera only.

Brothers of Kauravas
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Battle between brothers of Kauravas & Bhima

Bhima

Battle between Bhima & Dushyasana

Dushyasana

Bhima

Pandavas

Bhima & entrance of the Kauravas

Entrance of Dushyasana

Dushyasana salutes Kaurava

Dushyasana

Battle between Bhima & Dushyasana, Dushyasana is killed

Bhima and Kaurava

Bhima sits on the deadbody of Dushyasana

Arjuna & Srikrishna

Bhima

Arjuna & Srikrishna

Bhima

Arjuna & Srikrishna

Bhima & Arjuna

Bhima

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Bhima & Doota

Doota, Draupadi & Bhima

Draupadi

Draupadi & Bhima

Bhima & Draupadi

Bhima

Srikrishna & Arjuna

Srikrishna, Arjuna & Draupadi

Draupadi ending prayer

Ending scene

The green room

The stage
















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VHS-DVD
CASSETTE_- 81
MAANKALI KUNITHA
MAADIRA KUNITHA

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 18.2.1986
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.87
NAT-Seminar-87.mpg (0:45) 14.4 MB MANKALI-MADIRA KUNITHA
Mankali-Madira-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 723 MB NATIONAL SEMINAR
NAT-Seminar-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 727 MB INAUGURAL FUNCTION
NAT-Seminar-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 726 MB GONDALIGARA ATA
NAT-Seminar-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 726 MB ELLAMMANA KUNITHA
NAT-Seminar-RRC-4.mpg (15:01) 727 MB PURAVANTHIKE
NAT-Seminar-RRC-5.mpg (6:17) 303 MB SHEHANOY
NAT-Seminar-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 711 MB LECTURE DEMONSTRATION

Maankali Kunitha Dangu Panara and Booda

Maadira Kunitha Ammanni & Muttu

CASSETTE 82
NATIONAL SEMINAR OF RITUALISTIC THEATRE OF
COASTAL KARNATAKA

INAUGURAL FUNCTION
GONDALIGARA AATA
ELLAMMANNA KUNITHA
PURAVANTHIKE
SHEHANOY

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 22.2.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)


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INAUGURAL FUNCTION

National seminar Inaugural function vote of thanks Dr.U.P.Upadhyaya
(Sri K.K.Pai, Shafiulla, Dr.D.P.Pattanayak, Sri K.K. Hebbar,
Dr.D.Veerendra Heggade, Sri T.Ramesh U.Pai sitting on the dias)

GONDALIGARA AATA

Gondaligas ritualistic play Sri Devindrappa & Party Song Narration and
dance
ELLAMMANNA KUNITHA

PURAVANTHIKE

SHEHANOY

CASSETTE 83
NATIONAL SEMINAR OF RITUALISTIC THEATRE OF
COASTAL KARNATAKA

LECTURE DEMONSTRATION

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 23.2.1986

LECTURE DEMONSTRATION ON PANARA AND VAIDYAS
RITUAL MUSIC BY DR. SUSHEELA UPADHYAYA

Mattrne the ritual object made of palm leaf kept at the centre

Ani the headgear

Mattarne

Tembare percussion instrument used while singing the PaDdanas

Susheela Upadhyaya demonstrating

PaDdana singing by J aggu Nalike and his assistant

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PaDdana singing

Mattarne

PaDdana singing

PaDdana singing by J aggu Nalike

PaDdana singing by J aggu Nalike and his assistant






























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88
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 83
NATIONAL SEMINAR OF RITUALISTIC THEATRE OF
COASTAL KARNATAKA

LECTURE DEMONSTRATION ON PANARA AND VAIDYAS
RITUAL MUSIC BY DR. SUSHEELA UPADHYAYA

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 23.2.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.88
NAT-Seminar-88.mpg (0:53) 16.9 MB NATIONAL SEMINAR
NAT-Seminar-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 727 MB LECTURE DEMONSTRATION
NAT-Seminar-RRC-8.mpg (14:31) 699 MB BHAGAVATHI, TEYYAM,
NAT-Seminar-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 725 MB MARUDHA KOLAM,
NAT-Seminar-RRC-10.mpg (15:02) 716 MB MARAN KOLAM, MANEYOLA
NAT-Seminar-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 722 MB KUDURE KOLAM
NAT-Seminar-RRC-12.mpg (15:01) 673 MB

Bhuta dance by J aggu Nalike (Gaggarada ecchi)

Impersonator wears the palm-leaf shirt around his waist

Preliminary dance by J aggu Nalike

PaDdana singing

The impersonator wears the headgear called Ani. While singing the
PaDdanas

Impersonator
Badikara dance

Possession dance by impersonator

Nagamandala dance demonstration by Panara Gunda & Naga
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CASSETTE 84
NATIONAL SEMINAR OF RITUALISTIC THEATRE OF
COASTAL KARNATAKA

VISHNUMURTHY OTTE KOLA
BHAGAVATHI
TEYYAM
PADAYANI
KUDURE KOLAM
PAKSHI KOLAM
MARUDHA KOLAM
MAARAN KOLAM
MANEYOLA
KALAN KOLA

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 26.2.1986
VISHNUMURTHY OTTE KOLA

Green room Teyyam and Otte Kola making-up

Vishnumurthy Otte Kola

K.K.Kurup speaking

Drubeating and epic singing

Bhagavathi dance around the burning torch with sword and shield

Bhagavathi

Oracle

Burning torch in the centre of the stage
Drum beating and epic singing

White mask Teyyam oracle

Trance and dance Teyyam oracle
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Speech by K.S. Haridasa Bhat

Erya Laxminarayana Alva honours Natya ratna Annuperumal

Dr.J onna Willams Honouring the participants of Kerala Bhuta dancers

Malathi Zaveri Honours Kotakahariharan

Audience

People waiting for the procession

Padayani mask

Padayani procession with torch and drum beating

Welcome address by K.S.Haridasa Bhat

Dappu beating, Tala beating & Chande



















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89
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 84
NATIONAL SEMINAR OF RITUALISTIC THEATRE OF
COASTAL KARNATAKA

VISHNUMURTHY OTTE KOLA
BHAGAVATHI
TEYYAM
PADAYANI
KUDURE KOLAM
PAKSHI KOLAM
MARUDHA KOLAM
MAARAN KOLAM
MANEYOLA
KALAN KOLA

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 26.2.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.89
NAT-Seminar-89.mpg (0:33) 10.4 MB NATIONAL SEMINAR
NAT-Seminar-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 728 MB KUDURE KOLAM
NAT-Seminar-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 727 MB PAKSHI KOLAM
NAT-Seminar-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 709 MB KALAN KOLAM
NAT-Seminar-RRC-16.mpg (18:05) 870 MB KALAN KOLA
NAT-Seminar-RRC-17.mpg (16:37) 786 MB PADAYANI

Chummar Chundal explaining

Padayani tottam

Kudure Kolam
Pakshi Kolam

Chummar Chundal explaining

Marudha Kolam
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Chummar Chundal explaining

Maaran Kolam

Chummar Chundal explaining

Maneyola

Kalan enters the stage

Kalan Kolam
CASSETTE 85
NATIONAL SEMINAR OF RITUALISTIC THEATRE OF
COASTAL KARNATAKA
KALAN KOLA
PADAYANI

Place: M.G.M.College Campus, Udupi (D.K)
Date: 26.2.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)
DVD Copy: Lachendra

Kalan Kola

Chummar Chundal explaining

Padayani

Padayani dancer, Pakshi, Maran and others

Speech by K.S.Haridasa Bhat

Audience
Honours the artistes




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90
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 86
NAGAMANDALA

Place: Adhyapadi, Near Bajpe Air Port(D.K)
Date: 18.3.1986
Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.90
Nagamandala-90.mpg (1:33) 29.4 MB NAGAMANDALA
Nagamandala-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 7243 MB (Serpent Worship)
Nagamandala-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 723 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 725 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 717 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 728 MB

The rice offered to the deity by decorating them with flowers

Rice and other dishes are being prepared for mass feeding

The cooked rice is stored in a specially decorated structure made of coconut
leaves

The dishes are offered to the deity by decorating them with flowers

The rice taken out in baskets is ready for serving

Mass feeding. The dishes taken out in baskets is ready for serving

Feeding

Bramins are separately feeding inside the pendal

Temple car. Mass feeding

The rice taken out in baskets is ready for serving & chief organizer standing
there
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Interview with chief organizer of the Nagamandala and Prof. Ramdas

Vegetables. Paddy storing

Mandala office

Devotees line up the temple
Devotees receiving prasadam

Stone carvings and idols of serpents

Devotees receiving prasadam

A view of the Adhyapadi temple

A decorated pendal

The arena where the Nagamandala is being held

Koragas

Mass feeding after washing in hand, water is stored up in country boats

Devotees line up for eating

The dishes and rice taken out in baskets is ready for serving

Mass feeding

Procession of ritual objects

Women are waiting for the ceremony

View of the completely decorated pendal

Tattiraya leading the procession

Procession of ritual objects

Nagapatri, Vaidya and others standing inside the pendal
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Scenery

Nagapatri and others talking

The devotees throng around the pendal

The areca flower spathe is opened and kept ready for the ritual dance

The crowd of devotees around the mandala

The drawing is in progress

Kiilu Kudure (folk entertainment)

A view of the Nagamandala arena

The drawing is in progress

The knots of the serpent are being decorated with different colours

In addition to the big figure of the serpent which goes round the smaller
figures of serpents are also drawn

A lotus like figure is drawn inside the mandala

Other designs around the body of the serpent

The drawing is in progress

The swastika is drawn in different corners

The drawing is in progress

The swastika is drawn in different corners

The drawing is in progress

A lotus like figure is drawn inside the mandala

Rice, coconut and fruits are placed around the mandala
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The hood of the serpent is being drawn inside the mandala (5 hoods)

The Nagamandala design

The central portion of the mandala is being made up

A fully drawn up Nagamandala design

Pipers and Drum beaters

A fully drawn up Nagamandala design

Pipers, drummers, Dummy Horse dancers and Swamijis and others come
round the mandala

The Idol is taken round the mandala bt the chief priest

Chief impersonators and others

A fully drawn up Nagamandala design

Chief guests on the dias

Speech by Sri D.Veerendra Heggade

Chief Priest performs pooja before the dance begins

Pipers and drummers

A fully decorated mandala

Impersonators and ardhanarishwara standing by the side of the mandala

Chief priest performing pooja before the dance begins

Chief impersonator receiving prasadam

Nagapatri & others praying to the God

Chief priest giving prasadam to chief impersonator of Nagamandala
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The serpent impersonator is ready to fall into trance

The ardhanaari dancer with dance and sound of drum induces the
impersonator into the state of possession




































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91
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 86
NAGAMANDALA

Place: Adhyapadi, Near Bajpe Air Port(D.K)
Date: 18.3.1986
Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.91
Nagamandala-91.mpg (0:15) 4.92 MB NAGAMANDALA
Nagamandala-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 728 MB (Serpent Worship)
Nagamandala-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-9.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-10.mpg (12:02) 582 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 728 MB

The ardhanaari dancer with dance and sound of drum induces the
impersonator into the state of possession

The entwining dance known as tying of knots symbolizing the union of
Prakriti and Purusha

The impersonator presses the areca flower around his face while the pipe is
blowing

The dance of ardhanaari and impersonator around the mandala, ardhanaari
dancer in different kinds of bodily postures











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92
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 86
NAGAMANDALA

Place: Adhyapadi, Near Bajpe Air Port(D.K)
Date: 18.3.1986
Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.92
Nagamandala-92.mpg (0:31) 9.82 MB NAGAMANDALA
Nagamandala-RRC-12.mpg (22.24) 1.05 GB (Serpent Worship)
Nagamandala-RRC-13.mpg (15:02) 708 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-14.mpg (15:02) 725 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-15.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-16.mpg (15:10) 729 MB

Chief priest coming round the mandala

Ardhanaari and impersonator coming round the Mandala

CASSETTE 87
NAGAMANDALA

Place: Adhyapadi, Near Bajpe Air Port(D.K)
Date: 18.3.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)

The arena where the Nagamandala is being held

The portable idol of God is taken out in procession around the temple at
Adhyapadi

Halittu seeve

Halittu seeve Impersonator and Vaidyas possession and gives prasadam
to swamijees

A fully drawn up Nagamandals design
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Pipers and drum beaters

Chief priest performing pooja before the dance begins

A fully decorated mandala

The Nagapatri and others pray to the God

The serpent impersonator is ready to fall into trance

The ardhanaari dancer with dance and sound of drum induces the
impersonator into the state of possession

The dance of ardhanaari and impersonator around the mandala and the
ardhanaari dancer in different kinds of bodily postures
























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93
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 87
NAGAMANDALA

Place: Adhyapadi, Near Bajpe Air Port(D.K)
Date: 18.3.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.93

Nagamandala-93.mpg (0:30) 9.56 MB NAGAMANDALA
Nagamandala-RRC-17.mpg (15:02) 728 MB (Serpent Worship)
Nagamandala-RRC-18.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-19.mpg (15:02) 726 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-20.mpg (17:38) 852 MB
Nagamandala-RRC-21.mpg (12:03)

The dance of ardhanaari and impersonator around the mandala and the
ardhanaari dancer in different kinds of bodily postures

The ardhanaari dancer with dance and sound of drum induces the
impersonator into the state of possession (blowing of pipe in a high pitch)

The entwining dance known as tying of knots symbolizing the union of
prakriti and purusha

The areca flower smell coupled with the blowing of pipe in a high pitch
repeated syllable has a maddening effect on the impersonator

Impersonator demands and presses more and more areca flower

The dance of ardhanaari and impersonator around the mandala and the
ardhanaari dancer in different kinds of bodily postures





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CASSETTE 88
NAGAMANDALA
Place: Adhyapadi, Near Bajpe Air Port(D.K)
Date: 18.3.1986
Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah

The dance of Ardhanaari and impersonator around the mandala and the
ardhanaari dancer in different kinds of bodily postures

Chief priest performing pooja. Prasadam is taken from the mandala

Devotees queeing to receive the prasadam





















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94
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 89
SIRI TRANCE AND PROPHECY CULT AT NANDALIKE
TRIBAL FOLK ARTS OF GOA

Place: Nandalike, Karkala Taluk, Udupi Dist
& Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa
Date: 1.5.1986 & 3.5.1986
Video VHS Collector: S.A.Krishnaiah
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.94

Goa-Folkarts-94.mpg
Siri-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 762 MB Siri Trance - Nandalike
Siri-RRC-2.mpg (10:44) 544 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-1.mpg (20:02) 0.99 GB Tribal Folk Arts of Goa
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-2.mpg (17:01) 864 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 761 MB

SIRI TRANCE AND PROPHECY CULT
Arena

Wooden icons inside the room

Naga Bana

Cow shed

Idol of the serpent worhipped in a bush

Wooden statues

Stone carvings and idols of serpents

Idols of siri

Kumara impersonator in possession
The temple priest
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Kumara impersonator in possession

Kumara impersonator in possession

Impersonators of Kumara and the chief organizer trustee of the shrine
Kumara getting possessed

Impersonator of Kumara and the chief organizer trustee of the shrine

Kumara getting possessed

Kumara and Abbaga and Daraga impersonators in possession

Kumara in possession devotees give offerings

TRIBAL FOLK ARTS OF GOA
Place: Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa
Date: 3.5.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)

Gumate dance

Folk songs by women

Women folk dance and song

Folk songs by women

Kolata (Stick dance)

Folk songs by men

CASSETTE 90
TRIBAL FOLK ARTS OF GOA
Kolata ( stick dance)

Folk dance by women

Folk dance by women

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95
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 90
TRIBAL FOLK ARTS OF GOA

Place: Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa
Date: 4.5.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.95
Goa-Folkarts-95.mpg (0:26) 4.49 MB Tribal Folk Arts of Goa
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-5.mpg (13:14) 671 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-6.mpg (20:02) 0.99 GB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 761 mb

Group songs by women while pulversing rice

Sing while beating of paddy

Folk dance by women

Dance by women with the vessel Koda in hand

Folk song by women

Folk dance by men

Folk dance (with Marakalu)

Toddy sellers dance

Dance

Folk dance by men

Group song by women

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Group song by women

Folk dance by women

Group dance by men
Folk dance by women & song

Gumate dance

Scenery of Goa

Group dance by women and song

Wedding song

Radhakrishna Nritya

Women folk dance

Folk song by men




















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96
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 90
TRIBAL FOLK ARTS OF GOA

Place: Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa
Date: 4.5.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.96
Goa-Folkarts-96.mpg (0:21) 3.52 MB Tribal Folk Arts of Goa
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-9.mpg (14:43) 736 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-10.mpg (20:17) 927 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-11.mpg (15:02) 762 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-12.mpg (15:02) 761 MB
Goa-Folkarts-RRC-13.mpg (13:58) 707 MB

Folk dance by men and song

Folk dance by men

Folk dance by men

Kolata by men
CASSETTE 91
TRIBAL FOLK ARTS OF GOA
Kolata (Stick dance) by men and song

Folk dance of Goa

Folk song by women

Folk dance of Goa by women

Folk song by women

Folk dance of Goa by women. Speech and audience
Folk dance. All the group dancers dancing

169
97
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 92
KODAVA PERFORMING ARTS
LANDSCAPE, KOLATA, HUTTARI KOLATA, BOLKAT,
UMMATTATA

Place: Murnad, Madikeri, Kodagu Dist.
Date: 18.12.1986
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.97
Kodava-Folk-97.mpg (0:36) 11.6 MB Land Scape of Kodagu
Kodava-Folk-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 726 MB Kolata
Kodava-Folk-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 725 MB Huttari Kolata
Kodava-Folk-RRC-3.mpg (10:34) 509 MB Bolkat
Kodava-Folk-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 712 MB Ummattata
Kodava-Folk-RRC-5.mpg (15:02) 680 MB
Kodava-Folk-RRC-6.mpg (13:25) 611 MB

LANDSCAPE OF KODAGU

Paddy field at the base of a hill near Chattalli

Trees shot from inside of the vehicle when it was moving

Workers at the paddy field

Coffee seeds on the tree

Coffee plantation

Plucking the coffee seeds

Lofty trees of the forest and sandal wood tree


KOLATA

170
Kolata

HUTTARI KOLATA

Dressing for Huttari Kolata

RRC staff at a house

Witnessers

Procession for Huttari Kolata

Huttari Kolata dance

Huttari Kolata dance with witnessers

Huttari Kolata dance

Singing

Huttari Kolata

BOLKAT


UMMATTATA

CASSETTE 93
KODAVA PERFORMING ARTS
HUTTARI KOLATA
(Problems developed during recording due to faulty cable)

Place: Murnad, Madikeri, Kodagu Dist.
Date: 18.12.1986
Video VHS Collector: Ramdas (Prof.)

Procession of the Huttari Kolata

Huttari Kolata

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98
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 94
DOLLU KUNITHA

Place: M.G.M. College Campus, Udupi.
Date: 2.5.1987
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra
RRC VHS-DVD NO.98

Dollu-Kunitha-98.mpg (0:13) 4.38 MB DOLLU KUNITHA BY ARTISTES
Dollu-Kunitha-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 728 MB OF SAGAR TALUK
Dollu-Kunitha-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Dollu-Kunitha-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Dollu-Kunitha-RRC-4.mpg (12:38) 611 MB
Kamsale-RRC-1.mpg (15:02) 697 MB BEESU KAMSALE
Kamsale-RRC-2.mpg (10:26) 503 MB KAMSALE MADAPPA TROUPE

Dollu Kunitha by artistes of Sagar Taluk

CASSETTE 95
BEESU KAMSALE

Place: M.G.M. College Campus, Udupi.
Date: 26.5.1987

Kamsale by Kamsale Madappa troupe, Bangalore












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99
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 96
GOMBEYATA OF ANTHARAVALLI

Place: M.G.M. College Campus, Udupi.
Date: 26.5.1987
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

RRC VHS-DVD NO.99

Gombeyata-99.mpg (0:31) 9.82 MB STRING PUPPET PLAY
Gombeyata-RRC-1.mpg (2:02) 96.5 MB (GOMBEYATA)
Gombeyata-RRC-2.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Gombeyata-RRC-3.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Gombeyata-RRC-4.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Gombeyata-RRC-5.mpg (17:36) 851 MB

Gombeyata (String Puppet Play) by Veeranagowder J eevanagowder of
Antharavalli, Ranebennur Taluk.

A Play from Ramayana Text.

Maddalegara

Ganapathi Puuja

Srikrishna

Srikrishna and his wife

Srikrishna

Hanumanayaka and another J oker

Maddalegara and Hanumanayaka conversing
Srirama, Anjaneya, Sugreeva, Laxmana

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara
173
Kolata

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

Ravana and Hanumanayaka

Maddalegara
Ravana

Ravana and Mandodari

Maddalegara

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

Hanumanayaka his wife and Maddalegara

Ravana, Rama and Ajnaneya

Ravana and Srirama

Srirama, Ravana and Vibhishana


















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100
VHS-DVD
CASSETTE 97
GOMBEYATA OF ANTHARAVALLI
CASSETTE 97

Place: M.G.M. College Campus, Udupi.
Date: 27.5.1987
Video VHS Collector: Harshavardhan Bhat
DVD Copy: Lachendra

Gombeyata-100.mpg (0:49) 15.6 MB STRING PUPPET PLAY
Gombeyata-RRC-6.mpg (15:02) 724 MB (GOMBEYATA)
Gombeyata-RRC-7.mpg (15:02) 728 MB
Gombeyata-RRC-8.mpg (15:02) 727 MB
Gombeyata-RRC-9.mpg (17:40) 853 MB
Gombeyata-RRC-10.mpg (14:20) 695 MB

Gombeyata (String Puppet Play) by Veeranagowder J eevanagowder of
Antharavalli, Ranebennur Taluk.

Play Abhimanyu Vadhe

Maddalegara

Lord Ganapathi

Ganapathi Puuja

Srikrishna

Srikrishna and Bhudevi

Srikrishna

Hanumanayaka

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

175
Karna and Duryodhana

Duryodana, Karna and Dronacharya

Duryodana and Dronacharya

Duryodhana and Hanumanayaka
Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

Hanumanayaka, Maddalegara and Samasaptaka
Duryodhana and Samasaptaka

Samasaptaka and Hanumanayaka

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

Kolata

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

Arjuna, Srikrishna & Hanumanayaka

Arjuna and Srikrishna

Arjuna, Srikrishna & Samasaptaka. War between Arjuna and Samasaptaka

Arjuna and Srikrishna

Maddalegara and Hanumanayaka
Samasaptaka gets unconscious in this war with Arjuna

Samasaptaka, Arjuna and Srikrishna war scene

Dharmaraya and Abhimanyu

Abhimanyu

Dushyasana, Dronacharya, Saindhava, Duryodhana and Abhimanyu


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CASSETTE 98
GOMBEYATA OF ANTHARAVALLI

Play Abhimanyu Vadhe

Dushyasana, Dronacharya, Saindhava, Duryodhana (Chakravyuha) and
Abhimanyu War scene

Hanumanayaka and Maddalegara

Maddalegara

Puppets playing the puppets from behind

String puppets

Minat Terkait