The Dotara shown on the picture is originally version of a Dotara which actually means “two strings”. “Do” means”2″ und “tara” means ” strings”. Its a very simple instrument which everybody can play easily. The tuning of the first string is Sa and the second string is either Pa, or Ma or any other note which is related to a note in the song which has to be acompanied. The strings of the Dotara can be rhythmically strucked as the player feels. Its very common to accompany Baul and Fakiri Songs ,Bhajans.
This instrument is very common in Bengal,India and everytime the Dotara played one is automatically in harmony and peace with one self. The Dotara which rangamaati handicrafts offers is of much better quality as these are made by Baul and Fakirs of Bengal ,them who has been playing the instrument ever since they were born.
rangamaati handicrafts on principle offers only high-qualtiy musical instruments. This is made possible by close personal contact to the craftsmen who been playing these instrumentsever since.A strict selection of the instruments that are included in our range of goods. We do not offer any instruments which reach our artlovers and Musicians from unknown sources via importers and which are often resold by middlemen without any quality check and setting of the instrument.
The demand from West is relatively high in India. The purchase prices are negotiated to the lowest limit by the western countries, especially for high ordered quantities. This has effects on the required care and circumspection in craftsmanship, on the experience and mentality of the commissioned manufacturer and the use of parts of the instruments that are often of a poor qualtity. Irrespective of the qualification of the skill in craftsmanship, this leads, in some cases, to results that do not deserve the name instrument. Thus it is easily comprehensible that it is essential, when bying an Indian instrument, to know the sources.rangamaati only supplies instruments from indisputable sources. All instruments are delivered adjusted and ready to be played.
Of course, we understand that somebody who purchases an instrument is also dependent on accessories and spare parts. Also in this respect we can satisfy the needs of our customers. Should an instrument be defective at any time, we can arrange for appropriate restoration. As a rule we can deliver any instrument offered on our website within 1 – 2 weeks.
You can expect from us:
prompt service and straightforward processing of purchase and delivery.
The financial aspect also has to be mentioned. Despite the high quality we offer, we also do our best to offer you these instruments at very competitive and reasonable prices so as to promote Bengal’s Magical Instrument capable of bringing peace ,happiness,tranquility and self realization.