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Ringing a Stone Bell

Aum Namah Sivaya
Recently Paramacharya Sadasivanathaswami and Acharyas Kumarnathaswami and Arumuganathaswami set about to weigh Iraivan Temple’s granite bell. It turns out that it weighs 511lbs. What’s more exciting, is that the team was able to ring the bell while they held it aloft. This video gives you a glimpse into the bell’s charming sound. Aum.

7 Responses to “Ringing a Stone Bell”

  1. Anil Kumar says:

    Amazing would be an understatement 🙏🙏

  2. Arunachala says:

    oh my gosh!! stunning! loved the larger wood tone on the bell. so warm! Aum Namah Sivaya!

  3. Amma Anne Deer says:

    love that! : )

  4. Pethuraja says:


  5. Prithviraj Auroomooga Putten says:


  6. Lynda mcclanahan says:

    The shape and material of the striker is a large part of how a Bell sounds. Something with a rounded head will give the purest tone. Woods of Various hardness affect the sound as well as the size and composition of the head (wood, Hard rubber, felt, etc). Tonal experiments.

  7. Yogi Tantra G says:

    Sounds nice when struck on the bottom rim.

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