This instrument is carved from Gurrans wood and has a figure of a Shardul at the top of its neck. It can have between six and eight strings and is used to play either rhythm or melody. The Dongmen is larger than the similar instrument the Tungnaa being 78-90cm long. Musicians of the Sherpa ethnic group of the eastern Himalayan area of Nepal hang it around the neck like a Guitar and play it especially to accompany folk dances.
10 AM -17 PM (Sunday- Friday)
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In Nepali artworks, Lord Buddha and all Buddhist monks or Lamas and especially Medicine Buddha carry a begging bowl; this traditional brass bowl was and is also used for healing as well as for collecting their daily food. The bowl was placed on the part of the body that was sick and was made to resonate by beating with a stick or by chanting healing mantra across it.