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Pancha Mukha Vadhyam (a.k.a. Kudapanchmukhi)

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Five-faced drum known as Pancha Mukha Vadhyam

The Panchamukha Vadhyam is an extremely large drum played in temples in India.  It has five playing heads which are tuned to different notes.  This drum is played with the hands.


 

 


 

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