The origin of nadaswaram is from Bharatagula . Melamkettiyar Pandaiyar, Thalamulamdhan Pandaiyar ,Thupiyar Pandaiyar, Ooriyar Pandaiyar, Thamburan pandaiyar are the team that play the instruments,. The instruments include Thavil, nadaswaram, thalam, sanku, Mridangam, Thambura. Now a days thavil, nadaswaram and thalam as well as electronic thambura are used .In the earlier times before 2000 years it was known as karai nadaka isai and now it is known as nadaswaram Nadaswaram is an extremely propitious traditional instrument. They make it a point to play it at the season of marriage. It is likewise played in all the significant sanctuaries of South India. This instrument is typically played in sets and is constantly joined by a couple of drums known as Thavil. Customarily, the collection of Nagaswaram or Nadaswaram used to be made of the wood of a tree known as Aacha.
Nadaswaram is played in different customs and services at sanctuaries and relational unions. Any individual can without much of a stretch distinguish the custom occurring just by hearing the sound or raga being played on the Nadaswaram. Its fame is credited to its common pleasant sound that it produces which is effortlessly heard in the prompt area of a sanctuary or marriage which causes the general population to comprehend what's going on
Revered folk instrument
Popular instrument of folk
A ritualistic instrument
An auspicious instrument