Metta Drum LP Dharma 16 LPD0616

The Dharma 16 is a 16" diameter metal drum tuned in a Tandara scale. The sounds produced by this instrument have a soft, ethereal quality. Deep copper finish. Includes a pair of mallets and a carrying bag.

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Create deep meditation environments with an LP Dharma Metta Drum. 16 inches in diameter, tuned to the Tanpura scale.

The sounds of LP Dharma 16" Metta Drum are an invitation to ethereal atmospheres and spirituality. This metal drum - or steel drum - produces a magical and soft sound, ideal for therapeutic purposes and for practicing meditation.

Latin Percussion's Metta Drum is proof that music can have an almost transcendent power over who plays it and who hears it. To achieve this effect, Latin Percussion built this metal drum with the utmost care. The deep copper finish gives it a sober look, with the nine tongues arranged discreetly around the top of the drum.

The languages ​​are tuned on the Tanpura scale, from C#3 to G#4. The Tanpura scale is one of the classical Indian scales, used for thousands of years by musicians from Central Asia. The LP Dharma 16 ’’ Metta Drum can be tuned in many ways, thanks to the included magnets, so that they can explore its sonic possibilities.

This instrument draws much from the musical and spiritual practices of that region, as indicated by the name: “Dharma”, in Hinduism, is the universal law that governs the Cosmos and “Metta” is a word in Pali - a language close to Sanskrit - which it means positive energy and kindness towards others.

Latin Percussion means high quality percussion instruments, for demanding musicians, at unbeatable prices. This brand was born in the United States in the 1960s to make up for the lack of Cuban percussion instruments in the country, due to the embargo imposed by the USA at the time.

Latin Percussion instruments started to set the pace in Latin Jazz bands, but were quickly used by musicians in different styles, being today one of the most prestigious percussion instrument brands in this industry.

Latin Percussion produces percussion instruments from various origins and traditions, respecting the original models and applying modern construction techniques. It is a sustainable brand, using materials and manufacturing processes that respect the environment.

Raise your spirits with the music and the soothing, soothing sounds of a very special instrument. Find your way to serenity with the LP Dharma 16" Metta Drum.


  • 16" diameter
  • Steel drum
  • Tuned in C#3, D#3, F#3, G#3, B3, C#4, D#4, F#4, G#4
  • With two magnets in order to change the tuning
  • Deep Copper finish
  • Includes mallets and a carrying bag

Latin Percussion is an American brand, which emerged in the 1960s to fill the lack of Cuban percussion instruments in the United States, due to the commercial embargo imposed by Washington to Cuba.
Latin Percussion instruments started to set the pace in Latin Jazz bands at the time, but were quickly used by musicians in a variety of styles, today being one of the most prestigious percussion instrument brands in the industry, used by some of the most popular musicians in recent decades.

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