Copper bowl, Dhara Chatti, with string loop for suspension, used in Ayurvedic Shirodhara therapy, manufactured by The Arya Vaidya Pharmacy Ltd, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, c2005.
A copper bowl with chains for suspension, known as a dhara chatti. It is used in Ayurvedic shirodhara therapy, where warm oil from a suspended pot is slowly poured onto the forehead. Usually prescribed for illnesses affecting the head, it is increasingly used by those seeking deep relaxation.
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overall (with plastic stand): 195 mm 295 mm, 1.344 kg
- furnishing and equipment
- container - receptacle
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