|Tibetan/Nepalese Shamanic Drums|
In the Tibetan plateau and surrounding Himalayan region, drums are used by in shamanic traditions and have been incorporated into the Buddhist ceremonies of Tibet. The Tibetan Na drum and the Nepalese dhyangro have a similar shape with a carved handle. Both of these are played with a stick. The damaru is a ceremonial drum in Tibet which has two heads which are beat by a stringed bead as one hand rotates the drum.