Himalayan Art Resources

Item: Ritual Object - Cymbal, 'Shang'

ཆོས་ཆས། 法器
(item no. 81413)
Origin Location India
Date Range 1960 -
Lineages Bon
Material Metal
Collection Private
Notes about the Central Figure

Classification: Object/Concept

Interpretation / Description

Flat Bell (Tibetan: sinye, shang). Generally the word shang refers to the larger of the hand held flat bells of the Bon religion.

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Thematic Sets
Exhibition: Bon, The Magic Word (RMA 2007)
Collection: Private VI (SRG Photo Archive)
Ritual Object: Cymbal 'Shang'
Ritual Object: Musical Instruments