About the Book
In this book we have presented four Kathakali plays in English translation, Baka Vadhd, Kirata, Kalyana Saugandhika, and Kichak Vadha, out of nine Kathakali plays based on the Mahabharata. Other five plays: Duryodhana Vadha, Rajasuya, Kirmira Vadha, Kalakeya Vadha, and Uttara Swayamvara are not included in this book, but they will appear in subsequent volume of Kathakali Plays.
About the Author
N.K. Singh has specialised himself in oriental studies and wrote a number of books on religion and philosophy. His works especially on oriental studies initiated considerable interest on Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam, carrying high appreciation from scholars of Buddhist and Islamic countries. Presently, he is working as the Director of International Centre for Religious Studies, Delhi and Chief Editor of Global Religious Vision—a quarterly Research Journal.