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Th great drum of Dro Tshang Dorje Chang

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Resource #: 67447 (URL for reference)

Collections: Photos-for-Qinghai-Monasteries-Documentation

Tibet and Himalayas: Ritual Implements

Location: Drotsang Gön


by Rinchenkhar

This is the biggest drum that covered with human skin, this is also considered as one of the biggest drums in Tibet and only one in China. Curretnly, this drum has been recognized as historical relics and protected government. The bell was placed in the main temple and only used for special occassions, such as religous festivals.

Associated Resources

This resource was provided by Qinghai Normal University (Qinghai Monastery Documentation Project). The copyright holder is Gya ye Drabo (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Gyayé Trabho (རྒྱ་ཡེ་བཀྲ་བྷོ།)

Photograph Date: 12/Oct/2011

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