Since the immemorial, the Bodos have been maintaining a very rich musical heritage. Like any other civilized society of the ancient times, the Bodos have been using music as a medium of expressing their joy and sorrows. For the purpose, they made variously musical instruments with various skills from their natural resources which are easily available around them and those are of very fine quality. Some of these traditional instruments are still prevailing in use and some on the verge of extinction. Since ancient times Bodos have been able to niche a glory to their culture through their traditions dance and music. Shown here are some rare musical instruments which are still being used by the Bodo people for their traditional music purpose.
It is a symbol which is like musical instrument beaten together in pairs.It is equal in size and shape with those used by the musicians of authentic Indian music.
7. Kham or Madal (More than 200 years Old)
It is the Bodo musical drum which is big and long in size.
6.Siphung or Flute in English (More than 200 years Old)
5. Jotha (More than 200 years Old)
4. Serza (More than 150 years Old)
3. Jangirenga (More than 200 years Old)
2. Thorkha (More than 100 years Old)
1. Zabkhring or Zapshing (More than 200 years Old)
It is made of wood in half moon style having some round suffocations on its body to adjust the metallic discs coins like by pins.These dies produce harmonious musical sound during the playing.