The manjeera is a traditional percussion instrument of India. In its simplest form it is a pair of small hand cymbals. It is also known as manjeera, tala, jalra, khartal or kartal. Manjira has a significant importance in Gujarati Folk Music. Initially Manjira were played in Aarti of God & Goddess. In Gujarat, Manjira possess a significant importance & played in Bhajan, Santvani & Dayro. Though Manjira is a Small Metal Instrument, but it produces a sweet tinkling sound when struck together while doing Jugalbandhi with other Instruments. However, Manjira Playing is not an easy task, it requires a lot of Riyaaz (Practice) & deep knowledge of Sur & Taal. They often accompany folk or devotional music. It is used in various religious ceremonies of India, especially bhajans.

Product Features

  • Metal alloy
  • High quality resonant sound
  • Diameter: 2.5 inch
  • Weight 232 grams
  • Made in Nepal