Our Mission Statement:

  • We aim to provide the world at large a facility where people can easily access music classes to facilitate the learning of instruments used in traditional Kirtan (devotional music from India).

  • We aim to teach Mridanga at different levels for all willing to participate in our effort to make Kirtan more available to world.

How It Works:

Mridanga Studios is an educational facility for Mridanga players worldwide.
Our lesson are taught through Skype and we offer educational resources from mantra (beat) notations to well designed videos to help you understand the content. Most of our Teachers were trained in Shri Dham Mayapur, West Bengal, the home and birthplace of Mridanga.

Student & Alumni Testimonials:

“I learnt many advanced beats [and] it was a lot of fun.”
Vaidehi Y , Advanced Student
“I was grateful for rhythms that could be used in a very basic Kirtan.”
Danielle, First time student
“Instructor was amazing. The day was perfectly organized.”
Anonymous, Beginner Student
“This was amazing!”
Pooja, Advanced Student
“Received exactly what I expected,” and “Devala Prabhu is a great teacher”
Anonymous, Beginner Student
“Instructions were very thorough and informative.”
Abhinav Meda, Advanced Student
“I was grateful for rhythms that could be used in a very basic Kirtan.”
Danielle, First Time Student
“Best learning experience.”
Rohen Grover
“[Devala] could have done nothing [better] because this was awesome!”
Ria, Beginner Student

Mridanga drum a.k.a. Khol. We teach not only how to play the Mridanga but also the fine art of tuning and repair of the instrument.