Definition of Mridanga

1. a drum of India [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mridanga

mozzetta
mozzettas
mozzette
mozzie
mozzies
mozzle
mozzles
mp
mph
mpororoite
mpreg
mpret
mprets
mridang
mridanga (current term)
mridangam
mridangams
mridangas
mridangs
mrigal
mroseite
msasa
mscf
msec
msgs
msh
msh-releasing hormone
msh release-inhibiting hormone
mtDNA

Literary usage of Mridanga

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments by Frederick Stearns, Albert Augustus Stanley (1921)
"mridanga. Turned wood. Parchment India The body, slightly enlarging at the ... Maha-mridanga, is the name of a large mridanga. 371. TABLA. Turned wood. ..."

2. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"This instrument is said to be an adaptation from the original mridanga. ... The instrument is evidently a degenerate form of the mridanga. ..."

3. Dancing with Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2003)
"As Nandi the bull looks on, Siva creates the cosmic rhythm on His drum as two devotees play the mridanga and three others dance exuberantly nearby. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments by Frederick Stearns, Albert Augustus Stanley (1921)
"mridanga. Turned wood. Parchment India The body, slightly enlarging at the ... Maha-mridanga, is the name of a large mridanga. 371. TABLA. Turned wood. ..."

5. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"This instrument is said to be an adaptation from the original mridanga. ... The instrument is evidently a degenerate form of the mridanga. ..."

6. Dancing with Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (2003)
"As Nandi the bull looks on, Siva creates the cosmic rhythm on His drum as two devotees play the mridanga and three others dance exuberantly nearby. ..."

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