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mridanga

[mree-dahng-guh] /mriˈdɑŋ gə/
noun
1.
an ancient drum of India shaped like a long conical barrel with two tuned heads of different sizes.
Also, mridangam
[mree-dahng-guh m] /mriˈdɑŋ gəm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of mridanga
1885-1900
1885-1900
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  • Showers of marigolds, tinkle of cymbals, lusty blowing of conch shells and beat of the mridanga drum!

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda

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