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

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

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

    899.00


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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