Mridangam vs. Tabla

Mridangam vs. Tabla — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Mridangam and Tabla


(musical instruments) A percussion instrument used in southern Indian music, consisting of a two-sided drum whose body is usually made from a hollowed piece of jackfruit wood.


(musical instruments) A pair of tuned hand drums, used in various musical genres of the Indian subcontinent, that are similar to bongos.