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Story Of Tumburu And Sage Narada

Tumburu, a gandharva, is an expert musician and excels in playing on the vina. He is considered equal to Sage Narada in musical prowess. He is generally present in the court of Kubera and is often invited to important festivities in the celestial worlds. There is a story about the competition between Tumburu and Sage Narada.

There was traditional rivalry between Tumburu and Sage Narada. Once, a formal contest was arranged between them in Brahmaloka, where Brahma acted as the judge. After watching their performance, Brahma pronounced his judgement that both were equally proficient in music. This ended their rivalry.