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Otta Kol

Otta Kol is a lethal wooden weapon used in the northern system of Kalaripayattu in Kerala. This 2 ft long stick is shaped like an elepahnt's tusk. It has a knob at one end which is used to attack the vital spots of the nervous system. Otta is made out of the toughest portion of tamarind tree.

Updated on 23rd January, 2015


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