Cast of bronze ‘bell metal’ and linked by a leather cord, the small finger-cymbals are said to be among the array of musical instruments played by the goddesses of music. Thus, the cymbals serve as the offering of sacred sound. Their enduring tone can deepen the meditative state.
Accompanied by a sturdy protective zippered case made of brocade, trimmed with orange or gold cotton piping and molded into the shape of the cymbals for a snug fit. In smooth unadorned metal, the inside of each tingsha is inscribed the syllables om ah hung.