Did you know instrument such as Murchunga is on the verge of extinction? Foomantra wants to ensure that our rich cultural heritage does not disappear.
This Murchunga comes with a decorated bamboo cover to keep it safe. The bamboo cover is exquisitely carved by hand which makes the Murchunga extra special.
Murchunga is one of the oldest musical instruments of Nepal. Kirati primarily use this instrument. They hang it near their chest along with traditional costumes. The skill to play Murgchunga is becoming more and more scarce. See how is the instrument played by clicking here.
Similar to Jaw harp, it is a small lyre-shaped instrument that is placed between the teeth and played. It is usually made of brass with iron string.