Not just that!, Madhava, surprising!
Story Play (Attakkatha):
Not just that!, Madhava*, surprising!
whole battleground covered with-
cluster of hairpieces of elephants and horses!
(while none were bruised)
Our's Arjuna is indeed a hero!
As the actors start enacting these verses, they perform a specific sequence of steps called 'Ashtakalasam'.
Ashtakalasam is a series of dance compositions in Kathakali performed to express the extreme state of happiness.