Musical instrument - Leather, Wood - Nepal

Description
Musical instrument - Leather, Wood - Nepal
2nd half 20th century - Good

The drum has a beautiful grounding sound and is used both for Buddhist and shamanic purposes.
The handle is in the form of a Purba, also called Vajrakila it is a ritual dagger that serves to nail demonic counterforces of the Buddhist doctrine "to the ground".

It is also used to ward off negativity. This so called "Thunder Nail" also symbolizes "breaking through insight"

The dimension is 51 cm - wood with leather. Comes with the traditional drum stick.

Lot details
Object
Musical instrument
Region/ country
Nepal
Material
Leather, Wood
Period
2nd half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
51×25×10 cm
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