Yes, this comes with gong, gong stand and a mallet.
Gong Diameter: 9"
Depth at Feet: 10"
This beautiful small Vietnamese Gong is made of bronze. The tone comes from the center bell and is clarion and healing for a small gong of this size.In Vietnamese Culture, the dragon (Long) symbolizes the Supreme Power of Royalty.
Long is the Vietnamese word for dragon.
In Vietnam, the Dragon tops their four sacred animals. Next comes the Unicorn, then the Tortoise and Phoenix.
Who are you, traveler? From whence did you come? To what distant locale are you heading, traveler?
You might need a gong to help you.
We are happy you have sought respite here, at our humble web page that has the 9 inch Vietnamese Dragon Gong on High C Stand.
It is a simple good place to rest, and then to purchase.
The Dragons on this Gong from Vietnam shall protect you.
In Vietnam, the dragon has had, for centuries, a special position in the this people’s art and mythology – often working as a helpful protector.
And traveler, you know it is good to have protection.
Like their Chinese counterparts, Vietnamese royalty used the dragon as the symbol of their power. But unlike Chinese dragons, that came down from the heavens full of fire, Vietnamese dragons were shown rising from water. Though imposing and fierce, the Vietnamese dragons are about protection, not threatening or punitive.
That is why we have these dragon gongs in our store, for you traveler, for we want you to be safe on your journeys... inside and out.