Sale of Mrindangam. Mridangam to Buy. Mrigangam is a double-headed drum also known as “King of percussion instruments”. It is one of the ancient drums. It has great religious significance as it was used by Lord Ganesha and Nandi Devar. It has a barrel-shaped shell usually carved out of single piece of jackfruit wood or redwood. The two heads are covered with goat skin or calf hide. The heads are connected to each other with the help of leather lacing which are tightened to produce resonance.