Kokororin Copper Bells

 

"Orin" is a traditional Buddhist instrument that is sounded when reading sutras, also referred to as "singing bowl". Commonly, it has been believed from ancient times in Japan that the gentle sound of "Orin" purify places by exorcising evil spirits and bad vibes. Therefore "Orin" became an essential household instrument.

Kyujo in Takaoka City, a long established manufacturer for religious objects has created a comtemporary range of orin bells to better complement today's lifestyle.

In their products have been combines both – Buddhist culture of Japan and tremendous efforts of generations of craftsman who developed the traditional techniques of metal works.

Kyujo Orin’ s sound is remarkable, something warm and gentle. The sounds makes you feel calm your minds. Embracing a feeling which cannot be described in words, sinking deep and echoing far into infinity… Their sound can lasted for a minute, even more, when you tinkle it lightly.

Kokororin sound is long and deep. The infinite deeply gentle resonance will soak into the heart. Please immerse yourself not only in the ears but also in the whole body to the sound rich and heavy.

Body size (large): width 230 × depth 116 × height 260mm 

body size (small): Width 190 × depth 85 × height 210mm 

Mallet Size: Φ22 × height 150mm

 

Orin Bell: copper alloy (crystal finish) 

Frame: natural wood (walnut), brass 

Mallet: aluminum, brass, elastomer