What were bhambha, mukund, machal, kadamb in Maurya Era?
The way the Yakshas and Yakshis have been depicted in the Buddhist sculptures, it is obvious that Maurya era had a richly flourished music. However, Buddhist theology saw music as distraction, but nevertheless, music flourished in that era very well.
In Jain theology as well we find that some of the rare instruments have been discussed in these texts. Some of them are bhambha, mukund, machal, kadamb Some of them may be the instruments of the folk music.