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Carnatic Music is divine and so is the main instrument Mridangam in both as accompaniment and solo.
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SPIRITUAL APPROACH. Nuances of Mridangam, Beginner to Professional level
Traditional Classical Value Good fingering techniques for mellifluous sound
SINCE 1993, Classes are conducted at "LAYAVIDHYAMANDHIR" in Chennai, Tambaram Sanatorium.

Special Paste about

Special mridangam paste is a great companion and booster of interest in playing Gamaka effects with ease. Special paste is white in color.
This special Paste is very much the best and superior to play-dough or clay.
It maintains its viscosity for long period, even if it is in open air and when protected from dust.
It is soft and gentle on fingers/hands enabling mridangam players to play comfortabily. The special paste can be removed and reapplied. You can Buy Mridangam Special Paste at our Website:

Merits of Special Paste

Carrying water along for playing mridangam is a trouble, because for mixing Rava/Wheat flour water is needed. More over while playing, one has to wet the left head frequently. Frequently wetting the "thoppi/left head decreases the life span of the Skin tone and the mould. Imperfect wetting leads to decreased bass effects and professional sound. Special paste removes all these drawbacks and is a great enhancement product for mridangam players across the world.

Practical Direct Classes

Correct fingering techiques to play mridangam with mellifluous Nadham.

Personal Attention to each and every disciple. Mridangam must be played and not to beat the instrument.

Training Levels
Basic to professional level teaching.

Special Training
on how to play for Songs/ Kritis etc...


  • 1

    Mridangam is the king of percussions. It is also called as Laya Vaadhyam.

  • 2

    The melody of mridangam is unique. Hence it is also considered as "Queen of Melody"

  • 3

    Mridangam is not meant for beating. Do we say beating Keyboard? Beating Veena? No. We say "playing Keyboard" "playing Veena". Similarly, mridangam is to be played and say "playing mridangam".