(Narada Muni) “And thus I travel, constantly singing the transcendental message of the glories of the Lord, vibrating this instrument called a vina, which is charged with transcendental sound and which was given to me by Lord Krsna.”

Srimad Bhagvatam 1.6.32

The vina is an stringed instrument made out of a gourd.  Gourds can also be used to make numerous other stringed instruments,  a variety of percussion instruments, rattles,  flutes, and resonators for like a xylophone.

While you may not be able to fly across the Universe like Narada Muni they are very earth friendly and accessible.  You can buy them or grow them yourself and then fashion your own instruments.

Here is the  Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra. I have run across them at many gourd society shows and danced with them.

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