We hope you enjoy your instrument. Please take the time to read the information below in order to keep the instrument in its best condition.
Caring for your instrument
Tabla should always be played with hands. Drum sticks should never be used.
A tabla must be prevented from extreme temperatures. Excessive heat may even split the heads.
Also a tabla should never be played in a wet weather.
Make sure that the black spot(syahi) at the center is dry while playing.
Always keep the heads covered when not in use.
Clean the tabla heads whenever you notice any irt. Use a fine cloth or plastic with blunt edge.
If you need advice about tuning, there are a wealth of tutorials available on Youtube which will show you what to do whilst also providing the relevant tuning notes for your instrument.