Professional Tibet Travel Agency introduces Tibet instrument “Damaru”

For many travelers, Tibet is a magical and mysterious destination. Not only is it an opportunity to please your ears, but also it is an opportunity to experience local Tibetan life. Tibet Travel Expert Service, a professional Tibet travel agency, introduces a Tibet instrument to you-the Damaru.

Damaru is a small two-headed drum,and it is popular used in Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism. In the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, the Damaru is part of a collection of sacred implements and musical instrument was adopted from the tantric practices of ancient India. These reached the Himalayas from the 8th to 12th century, persisting in Tibet as the practice of Vajrayana flourished there, even as it vanished in the subcontinent of India.

The drum is typically made of wood, metal, or bone (particularly the convex caps of human craniums), with leather drum heads at both ends.. The resonator is made of brass.The height of the damaru is 6 inches and weight varies from 250-330 gm. Its height ranges from a few inches to a little over one foot. It is played single handed. The strikers are typically beads fastened to the ends of leather cords around the waist of the damaru. Knots in the leather can also be used as strikers, also crochet material is common. As the player waves the drum using a twisting wrist motion, the strikers beat on the drum-head.

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