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date: 18 November 2019



Japanese handbell. It is clapperless and bowl-shaped, about 6 to 8 cm long, and is attached at the apex to a longer wooden handle; its rim is struck with a wooden stick or slender metal rod, producing a high-pitched sound. It is used in Buddhist processions and as a punctuation or signal in rituals....

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