The veena is a stringed instrument with a large hollowed out body and a gourd positioned under the neck. There are several varieties, including the Mahanataka veena, Saraswati veena, Rudra veena, and Vichitra veena. The latter is played with a slide.

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Carnatic Music Instrument: Veena
Description, photograph, and music samples by Sujana Vadlamani.
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