Padayani is a traditional folk-dance form of Kerala. Padayani or padeni colloquial speech, is one of the most colourful and spectacular ritual art associated with the festivals of certain temples in southern Kerala, south India
Tokwit Mask by artist Beau Dick @cargocultist
A dancer in Theyyam costume, a traditional ritual art form native to northern Kerala, India.
Man Dressed For Theyyam Ceremony With Traditional Painting On His Face And A Mask On His Eyes, Thalassery, India | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Kali sadhu A Sadhu dressed like Goddess Kali during the three-day-long festival celebrated to mark the menstruation period of the goddess, during which the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine remains closed to worshippers. (Photo: AP. Hindu)