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Rāvaṇahatho


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Also called Rāvaṇa-hasta, Rāvaṇa-hatta, etc., this is a two-string bowed instrument of the folk tradition. Legends stressing that it was played by the mythological Sri Lankan king, Rāvaṇa, of the Ramayana epic, are probably meant to glorify its antiquity.

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