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The Panchamukha Vadyam- Ancient Musical Instrument

Did you know that an ancient musical instrument is still being played everyday at the Thiruvarur Thyagaraja temple? It is called the Panchamukha Vadyam. The musician in the Thiruvarur temple who is skilled in playing this instrument is a descendant of Tambiyappa, one of the disciples of the Composer, Muthuswami Dikshitar. While I haven’t had the fortune of...