Shri Jagannath dham’s Mrudanga
The Mrudanga is considered one of the earliest percussion instruments and is said to be invented by Mahadeva himself. It has been used alongside the Mardala in Odissi classical music from ancient times.
In spiritual and puja time, Mrudanga is used to create an atmosphere of devotion and spirituality. It helps to create an ambiance that is conducive to meditation and prayer.