Karuna Moorthy is a young maestro of Thavil, a traditional south Indian percussion played on auspicious occasions and at Hindu temples.

This web site is dedicated to all great musicians who provide the taala and raga to humankind.


Essentially a temple instrument from down south of India. It is the main percussion accompaniment for nadaswaram played in temples and at wedding ceremonies.



Asato ma satgamaya. Tamaso ma jyotirgamaya. Mrutur ma amrutam gamaya. Loka samstha sukhino bhavandu.

Let music lead us to light, happiness and peace.