The Indian music is ancient ,Indian music accumulated Heritage of centuries. Statue and sculpture of Matang yaksha on the elephant is carved in Elora cave which is UNESCO world Heritage in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India.there are sculptures of Buddhism, Jainism and Hinduism religions ,The Matang Yasha was with 3rd Tirth kar Lord Sambhavnath of Jainism in 9th century The Matang was father of Indian Music and Matang dev provided the first documentary evidences of a vital feature of Indian music in 9th century a written work dealing with the Indian music and RAGA, Brhddesi of the Matang is striking difference classification, roots of folk music and Indian Musics and RAGA.
|Yaksha Matang in Elora cave,|
and He defined word RAGA(SUR) in his discovery he classified 264 RAGA and SUR. He also discovered songs RAGA without musics,one can sing RAGA(SUR) without musical instruments , it is believed that musical literature and scripture Brhdddesi was written by Matang in 9th century and art of music was defined by the Matang.The Bhrddesi ancient music literature book of Matang yaksha is written by Prem Lata Sharma in two volumes. The Folk music is sung differently in each regions following local styles.Saurashtra is quite famous and well known for its traditional folk musics. Saurashtra is the peninsula of Gujarat state of India situated in western India previously it was state known as Kathiawar state. India has great and large varieties of folk and music instruments,The national academy of music and dance (Sangit natayam academy)organised a symposium in Delhi India in 1968 displayed more than 500 instruments in symposium.Folk dance and music are performing in region of Saurashtra,kutch,Sindh and other region of India.It is believed that the saga Narada muni introduce art of music on the earth before karta yuga, In vedic period music was devotional in content and used to ritualistic purpose.In Saurashtra varieties of musical instruments are used in Bhajan, Doha.chhand, and rass, Dandia ras and garba, following instruments are used tabla,harmonium,manjira,drum(dhol) ramsagar,ravanhatho,sarangi,piper..shahnai,bansary and others music instruments.
Below images are the UNESCO world heritage Elora cave and ancient monuments.The The Mamaidev sung Vedas in SUR means as song without music in Maheshwary dharma The Mamaidev was knowing 264 Sur /Rhymes many Vedas are in various RAG and Sur, The mamaidev sung Vedas in VERAVARI SUR, SINDHUDO SUR,Sameri, RAMGIRI SUR AND MANY OTHERS RAG IN THE MUSIC WITHOUT INSTRUMENTS.The Maheshwary Meghwar are the follower of shri Mamaidev and Matangdev, the Tomb and shrine of Matangdev is Located in Sindh state of Pakistan in Sheni thar,the Temples of the Matangeshwar Shiva is Located in World Heritage site Khajuraho monument in MP India,this temple was built by Chandra dev king of Chandra Dynasty in 9th Century, the Shiva Linga is 8 feet height and worshiped by Maheshwary The Matang dev was the 10th Avtar or Incarnation of lord Shiva.the Matangeshwar Shiva is Known as Maheshwar or Mrunjay Shiva,so that Maheshwary are the follower of Maheshwar Shiva,