Shiva's Drum ( Damru / Damaru / Damroo ) in brass - Large size
Damru is one of the attributes of several deities and gods (of Hindus), particularly of Shiva. Damru is a small hourglass shaped drum, and is particularly associated with Shiva in his aspect as the Nataraja, performing the cosmic dance of tandava. The sound of damru represents the primeval sound and the rhythm from which, according to cosmology, the universe emerges and in which it dissolves into, before re-emerging again. Indian Musical Instrument Damaru is the most common hour-glass drum in India. There are two drumheads on each side of the resonator which are laced together with cord. Near the centre of the lacing are two loose knoted cords. The knots on each end strike both heads to produce a rattling sound. This is affected by rotating the drum rapidly in alternating directions. The pitch is bent by squeezing the lacing.The damaru has very strong cultural associations. It is strongly associated with the God Shiva and sadhus ( Hindu religious men).
Its said that sound of Damru removes all negative vibes and bad energies from home.
The Resonator is Made of brass and the height of Damru is around 6 inches
The Skin measures around 5.5 inches from one end to another
Size - Large
Quality - Super
The weight of damru varies from 450-500 gms (approx.)