Type: AVANADDHA VADYA
Chandra Pirai is a percussion instrument and is made of iron and parchment. Used in religious ceremonies, this instrument is found in Tamil Nadu. Majorly used in ‘Mariamman’ temples of village deities of South India.
Material: Iron, Parchment
A crescent shaped iron rim is attached to a bent iron strip by a small iron rod. One face covered with skin. Bent part is tied on the forehead and played with two sticks, along with its pair called ‘Surya Pirai’. Used in ‘Mariamman’ temples of village deities of South India.