Bell Metal Cymbals with ASHTAMANGAL symbols carved surface. Very soothing and reverberating sound when two pieces are stuck gently.Manjira are small, finger cymbals from India, They are played in pairs with each cymbal tuned to a different note. The left-hand holds one cymbal while the right-hand taps out the sounds with the other. A variety of effects can be achieved by striking different parts of the manjira together. They are used in religious, meditative or prayer occasion, Very positive energy is released that brings calmness in this cluttered world Groupings of eight auspicious symbols were originally used in India at ceremonies such as an investiture or coronation of a king. An early grouping of symbols included: throne, swastika, handprint, hooked knot, a vase of jewels, water libation flask, pair of fishes, lidded bowl. In Buddhism, these eight symbols of good fortune represent the offerings made by the gods to Shakyamuni Buddha immediately after he gained enlightenment.
Material: Bell Metal
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