Damaru Indian Music Instrument Hand Percussion Hinduism
Damaru Indian Music Instrument Hand Percussion Hinduism by ShalinIndia at Spcpi Benin. SKU: damroo002b. MPN: MPN-damroo002b. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. A damaru is a small two-headed drum shaped like an hourglass. The drum is typically made of wood, with leather drumhead. Its height ranges from a few
The damaru is very common throughout the Indian subcontinent. The Damaru is known as a power drum, and when played tends to bring spiritual energy. It is especially associated with the Hindu deity Shiva. One legend has it that Shiva gave the world its first syllabary as the sounds of the Sanskrit language arose from his drumbeats (see Shiva Sutra for the sounds), and his performance of the cosmic dance of tandava. It is also used in Tibetan Buddhism in a ritual manner particularly with the trance sadhana of the Chod.
NB: This is a folk music instrument and is handcrafted by the artisans of village India. The folk music instruments are usually meant for sale in the rural local markets. The artisans use very simple and age old tools to make folk music instruments. Almost all folk music instruments therefore lack the finesse that we often see in classical instruments.
Features & Highlights
- Folk style percussion music instrument.
- Height - 6 inches, Dia - 4 inches, Weight - 450 grams.
- Made by music instrument craftsmen of Bareilli in India.
|Item Weight:||0.46 pounds|
|Item Size:||4 x 3 x 3 inches|
|Package Weight:||1.1 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.3 x 5.1 x 5.1 inches|