means “hand” and
, “that what makes perfect”. These hand practices areessential for learning proper Mrdanga playing. They enable you to master the differenttechniques and beats and help you to understand the basic rhythms. Practicing
is like learning the letters of the alphabet. Practice them steadily every day.
#tere #kheta #tere #tere #kheta
#tere kheta #tere kheta #tere tere #terekheta
#tikhi takhi #tere kheta #kheta takhi #terekheta
#tere kheta #tere kheta #tere tere #terekheta#tikhi takhi #tere kheta #kheta takhi #terekheta
teRight 4 closedreRight thumbkheLeft closedtaRight 4 opentere tere(like tere above, 2 times)kheta(as above)tiRight 4 closedkhiLeft closedtaRight 4 openkhiLeft closedkheLeft closedtaRight thumb (This ta is played like re!)taRight 4 open
How to Practice
Tere kheta (
) is the
of the Mrdanga.
means “seed”—from this
sprout like a huge Banyan tree growsfrom a small seed. Therefore, practice this
with great care. In thefirst two weeks of this course, practice only tere kheta tere kheta~ Thisgives you a solid foundation for all
to come. If you find it too boringthen see it as a test of your determination to learn the real art of Mëdaùga.Carefully read the next section (“How to improve the hand”) and follow theadvice given therein.
In order to manifest this
properly, you have to accentuate the firstsyllable, te. Beginners tend to play the khe stronger than the te—thus it