An inkin is a hand-held bell used to mark periods of zazen. Traditionally struck three times at the start of a period and two times at the end, its bright, full sound beautifully counterpoints the stillness of sitting. The traditional inkin is ideal for meditation halls.
Watch a short video that demonstrates the use and sound of this instrument.
3 1/4" diameter bell with metal striker, 8" long lacquered wood handle.