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„Theyyam God in Kerala“

In the kathakali and koodiyattam, actors play the part of god. But in theyyam the performers actually become the god. They acquire magical powers for the duration of the ceremony.

hese allow them to perform superhuman acts, such as rolling in hot ashes remaining unaffected to flames. They can dance with a crown that rises to the height of a coconut tree.

When watching the performance the audience believe they can partake of the magical powers. It would help to cure illness, conceive a child or get lucky in the business.

Kategorie: Reise
Rubrik: Asien
Hochgeladen: 21.07.2020
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Kamera: ILCA-99M2
Objektiv: 70-200mm F2.8 G SSM II
Blende: f/2.8
Brennweite: 200 mm
Belichtung: 1/125 sec
ISO: 1600

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Awe inspiring like a deity, indeed, Rik. Love the light on the headdress. Greets, Sabine


Really great !