Tibetan and Himalayan Library - THL

THL Title Text

Madal which gives a good sound

69032 normal

<< Previous | Next >>

Resource #: 69032 (URL for reference)

  • Stone Madal(local hindu drum) (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Historical Account and Narrative, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Bukay A


by Kencho Wangmo

This is a natural stone which gives a sound of a madal. Madal is a musical instrument which is usually placed during the hindu ritual and marriage ceremony.This images were taken on our way to Bhukey Dham.It contains images of mountains,fields,houses(local),rivers,waterfall,cave,108 stone snake heads,ground shivling(local term for god shiva's worship stone) and the Inner dark shiva temple.

Associated Resources

This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 06/Jun/2014

| Back to all resources