Niśśanka Veeṇā

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A bowed instrument of the medieval period, designed by Śārangadeva. He mentions this in his work, Sangeeta Ratnākara (13th cent.). He named it Niśśanka, the title which he used with his name as well. Niśśanka means ‘doubtless’.


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