Temple Function Thudumbattam Uliyam Palayam Jamab

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Thudumbattam | Thambolam | Jamab dance | துடும்பாட்டம் |

Temple Function Thudumbattam Uliyam Palayam Jamab:
Traditional temple function with uliyam palayam jamab beats performed in coimbatore at vadavalli temple. Thudumbu is played at the temples of Mariamman, Pechiamman, Madurai Veeran, Annanmar, Palani, Marudhamalai and at the Karamadai Aranganathar temple. It is usually played along with manmelam but sometimes with kombu and thavil. Thudumbattam is a folk art of Tamil Nadu and is performed by a group of men.The origin of the name thudumbu has been attributed to the Thudumbars, a tribal community living in Pollachi, Mettupalayam, Karamadai, Nilgris and Kovai areas. It is learnt that the members of this community used to serve and entertain the Chola, Chera and the Pandya kings and feudal lords,who went for ‘vana bhojana’ in the forests. The thudumbu was also played to chase away the wild animals.
According to another theory, thudumbu was introduced by the Vijayanagar empire and Thudumbattam became popular in Coimbatore and nearby areas.

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