||Two-sided ḍamaru drum
||Used in Hinduism and Tibetan Buddhism, this drum is often seen held by the Hindu god Śiva (Shiva), where its beat marks the rhythm of creation and destruction. For followers of Hindu and Buddhist Tantra (of which Tibetan Buddhism is a form), it is also used as a meditation aid.
||physical object: brass drum with goatskin batter head and silk bindings and silk cloth striker
||Collection of Jimi Wilson
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