32" Heng Gong on the Meinl Gong/Tam Tam Wood Stand (TMWGS-L) - SOLD OUT

32" Heng Gong on the Meinl Gong/Tam Tam Wood Stand (TMWGS-L) - SOLD OUT
Item# gu-32heng-TMWGS-L
Retail Price: $1,049.00
Gongs Unlimited Price: $1,069.00
Availability: Usually ships the next business day
This item is currently out of stock. We are as heartbroken by this as you are. Email us if you want to know when it will be back in stock. Thanks, Gongs Unlimited || Phone: +1.402.474.GONG (4664)

Yes, this comes with the gong, the gong stand and a gong mallet.



MEASUREMENTS:
Height - 56 inches
Total Width - 49 inches
Interior Width, between verticals - 45 inches
Foot Depth - 23.5 inches


The 32" Heng Gong:


The Heng gong, in any size, is a sound gong. It is heavy and thick with a clear tone.

At 32 inches, the Heng gong is heavy. It is powerful. The tone is deep and rumbles to a crash.

From the I Ching thoughts on 32. Heng which apply to gong and man alike.

"Duration is a state whose movement is not worn down by hindrances. It is not a state of rest, for mere standstill is regression. Duration is rather the self-contained and therefore self-renewing movement of an organized, firmly integrated whole, taking place in accordance with immutable laws and beginning anew at every ending. The end is reached by an inward movement, by inhalation, systole, contraction, and this movement turns into a new beginning, in which the movement is directed outward, in exhalation, diastole, expansion.

Heavenly bodies exemplify duration. They move in their fixed orbits, and because of this their light-giving power endures. The seasons of the year follow a fixed law of change and transformation, hence can produce effects that endure.

So likewise the dedicated man embodies an enduring meaning in his way of life, and thereby the world is formed. In that which gives things their duration, we can come to understand the nature of all beings in heaven and on earth.

THE IMAGE

Thunder and wind: the image of DURATION.
Thus the superior man stands firm
And does not change has direction.


Thunder rolls, and the wind blows; both are examples of extreme mobility and so are seemingly the very opposite of duration, but the laws governing their appearance and subsidence, their coming and going, endure. In the same way the independence of the superior man is not based on rigidity and immobility of character. He always keeps abreast of the time and changes with it. What endures is the unswerving directive, the inner law of his being, which determines all his actions."

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The Meinl Wood Gong Stand:


The Meinl Wood Gong Stand is made from strong but light Birch Wood.

This beautiful and well priced gong stand made by Meinl can hold gongs from 24 to 32 inches.

It is made of three pieces, the two verticals and the top horizontal piece that all slide together, no tools needed. It is easy to take apart and travel with.

FROM A RECENT CUSTOMER: "...in case you are wondering... the Meinl Wooden Stand is very sturdy for my 32 inch gong, and for the way I play the gong. It is a slightly more cumbersome than carrying the C-stand but it more than makes up for that in structure and solid foundation. No loose wing-nuts or worries of tipping over! Thanks."