Making of a Nadaswaram - Photo Story

Nadaswaram one of India’s most popular wind instrument from the southern part of India. It is traditionally played at temples and at auspicious events.  Nadaswaram is made of wood, contains three parts namely, kuzhal, thimiru, and anasu. Size of the Nadaswaram is about 2.5 feet in length. A small village 15km away from the temple town of Kumbakonam is Narasingampettai, where making of Nadaswaram is practiced only by a few families.  This story aims at documenting the making process of the instrument.