Two-sided ḍamaru drum

Two-sided ḍamaru drum

Title Two-sided ḍamaru drum
Subject Drum; Music–India
Description 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.
Creator India
Date 2006
Type object
Format physical object: brass drum with goatskin batter head and silk bindings and silk cloth striker
Identifier JW0316-00021
Source Collection of Jimi Wilson
Rights Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution-Share Alike (CC BY-SA): This item is fee to use with attribution and provided its reuse is licensed under identical terms. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0