Online Pakhawaj/Ukhli-Dhama(Jori)/Tabla Course

Nad Music Institute is pleased to offer an online course on Pakhawaj/Ukhli-Dhama (Jori)/Tabla.  The course will be led by  Prof. Harbhajan Singh Dhariwal who is an expert percussionist and has published several papers on the importance of rhythm, Tabla , and Pakhawaj.  

Whether you are a beginner or advance learner, you will enjoy your rhythmic journey under the guidance of a world-class expert. You can register for the Pakhawaj course here.  


The class format will be 1:1 based on the Master-Disciple tradition (Guru-Shishya parampara). The course is structured in weekly online lessons. Each lesson will cover theory as well as hands-on practice.

For any questions, please email:   


View one of the recent Pakhawaj performances of Prof. Harbhajan Singh at  


Pakhawaj: Pakhawaj is one of the oldest percussion instruments used widely since the 13th century. It is the standard percussion instrument used as an accompaniment in Dhruvpad and Gurbani Kirtan.  

Ukhli-Dhama (Jori): Ukhli-Dhama (Jori) is the precursor of Tabla. Its playing style is similar to Pakhawaj.


Tabla: Tabla is a percussion instrument originating from the Indian subcontinent, consisting of a pair of drums, used in traditional, classical, popular, and folk music.