Veena, also known as Vina, was a type of stick zither with the fingerboard stretched between two gourds, but it underwent structural changed in teh 16th century. The modern Veena instrument is a kind of lute, with a hollow neck attached to a large hollow body and a soundboard made of wood. It has a softer, sweeter tone than the sitar and is the principal instrument of classical southern Indian music. The Saraswati Veena, Rudra Veena and Vitchitra Veena are featured.


banjira Vitchitra Veena, Portable
banjira Vitchitra Veena, Portable
Decorated Portable Vitchitra Veena is 48" long. Highly decorative and portable. 4 main, 3 drone, and 11 sympathetic strings. A stylized swan on the soundboard is being chased by a mythical animal carved on the peg box. Veenas are played to accompany vocals or other instruments. There are 4 main, or melody strings. Strings are numbered 1-4 from side opposite the sympathetic toward the sympathetic. The main strings are tuned: F C G C or sometimes G C G C. The 2nd string is considered the main string for the tone of te instrument. The sympathetic strings are tuned in octaves starting one note below the 2nd main string and working up: B C D E F G A B C… . Ships by freight truck - free shipping. Made in India.
 
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Play On Veena
Play On Veena
Play on Veena book by Tara Balagopal. Photos, diagrams, and instructions on veena holding, tuning, care, and 12 lessons, 84 pages. Made in India.
 
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Rudra Veena
Rudra Veena
Rudra Veena is 54 inches long. Double bird heads perch atop two large carved toombas of the same size. 24 metal frets, 4 main strings and 3 chikari strings. Includes wooden case for Rudra Veena. Ships by freight truck - free shipping. Made in India.
 
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Rudra Veena Bridge
Rudra Veena Bridge
Rudra Veena Bridge. Made in India.
 
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Rudra Veena Tuning Peg Set
Rudra Veena Tuning Peg Set
Rudra Veena Tuning Peg Set. Made in India.
 
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Saraswati Veena Bridge Set
Saraswati Veena Bridge Set
Saraswati Veena Bridge Set. Replacement bridge for the Saraswati Deluxe. Made in India.
 
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Saraswati Veena, Deluxe
Saraswati Veena, Deluxe
Saraswati Deluxe Veena is 52 inches long. Highly decorative with a carved and painted dragon head on the peg box and seven main strings. Includes wooden case. The Saraswati veena takes its name from the four-armed goddess of knowledge and learning. Saraswati literally means: one who gives the essence (sara) of our own Self (swa). The essence of man, what separates us from the other creatures is our ability to reason and speak. These are the gifts of the goddess Saraswati, she revealed language and writing to man. Saraswati posseses all the learnings of the the Vedas, scriptures, dancing, musical power and poetry. The goddess Saraswati is represented as sitting on a lotus. She holds the sacred scripture in one hand and a lotus in the other. With the third and fourth hands she plays the veena. Ship by freight truck - free shipping. Made in India.
 
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Vitchitra Veena
Vitchitra Veena
Vitchitra Veena is 48 inches long. Highly decorative 2 same size toombas. 6 main and 11 sympathetic strings. A stylized swan on the soundboard is being chased by a mythical animal carved on the peg box. Includes wooden case for Vitchitra Veena. Ships by freight truck - free shipping. Made in India.
 
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