The choreography in Kathakali and Mohiniyattam, two esteemed art traditions from Kerala, is skillfully crafted by Kathakali Guru Shri Sadanam Balakrishnan and Mohiniyattam exponent Smt. Pallavi Krishnan. Their expertise brings forth the grace and elegance of these dance forms, enriching the portrayal of stories and expressions within the realms of Kathakali and Mohiniyattam. The timeless tale of Radha and Krishna, symbolizing devotion and love, has been passed down through generations since the 12th century. Its interpretation continually reveals deeper meanings, keeping it engaging and captivating.
Krishna represents the supreme being, while Radha, his beloved consort, symbolizes nature. The entire universe, both material and spiritual, is believed to be created by their divine union, bringing eternal joy to all. Krishna’s flute resonates powerfully throughout the universe, embodying cosmic energy. His beauty, charm, and musical talent captivate women everywhere. The gopis, driven by desire, find solace in Krishna’s embrace.
Through their love and dalliance with Radha-Krishna, they experience a sense of joy and fulfilment that transcends the mundane and becomes an aspect of the divine. This myth emphasizes that for women, Krishna is a personal God, always accessible and responsive.