Dharma Drum - Taiko (Japan) Buddhist Temple Sound Instrument

 
Drum diameter: 45 centimeters / about 17  3/4 inches
 
Matching items: two beaters(batons or sticks) 
 
Note: Price for a stand will be separate(the listing drum's price does not include the stand in the picture) 
 
" The big drum, Hokku, is generally set up on a high stand in a corner of the Buddha-hall. When a general gathering takes place, it is beaten with two sticks  alternately with a peculiar rhythm ..." (Source: D. T. Suzuki. THE TRAINING OF THE ZEN BUDDHIST MONK, The Eastern Buddhist Society, Kyoto, 1934.)
 
Parts of a Taiko
 
Ko - the body of the drum.
Hara - the center of the skin.
Fuchi - the edge of the top and bottom of the drum.
Kawa - the skin.
Mimi - the excess skin that wraps around the side of the taiko.
Byou - the tacks that hold the skin on a taiko.
Kanagu, or Kan - the ring shaped handles on larger nagadou taiko. ("Kanagu" literally means metal fixtures, or hardware).
Nawa - the rope on a shime or okedo daiko.

 

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Dharma drum,temple Zen taiko Drum,Buddhist instrument,large,45cm Dia,lacquered(customer different color choice OK)

  • Product Code: Taiko
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $899.00


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