The Taus is the blessing of the Great Tenth Master of the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, as a master of the Persian language he named this glorious instrument 'Taus' which is Persian for Peacock. This was an instrument which was designed and played by the great Guru himself to guide us by example.
The sound of this instrument is wonderfully melodious taking you to a complete heavenly state, where you can feel the warmth of the universe.
This instrument is played with a bow and is hand crafted from one piece of high quality wood (Tunn wood). This is one instrument which requires a vast amount of hard work, effort and craftsmanship to produce such a graceful instrument.
Technical Specification of Taus:
1. Wood: Indian Tunn, it is close to Red Cedar
2. Strings: Metal
3. Skin: Goat Skin
4. Bridge: Traditionally made from ivory or bone, now it is more commonly made from rosewood