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Mridangam

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Mṛdaṅga(मृदङ्ग)/

Mridangam 

South Indian Percussion Instrument

The Mridangam is an ancient Indian instrument that dates back thousands of years with documented references to the instrument's role in Indian Music can be found in many stories of gods, paintings and sculptures from as early as 200 BCE. 

The Mridangam plays an important role in the development of 'Taala'/

'Thalam'/'Thala', the Indian system for rhythm.