eLahara Sunadamala Plus


The electronic lahara Sunadamala Plus continously repeats a simple melody, set to a certain tala and raga, the so called lahara (or nagma). It is a mobile, easy to use practice tool for tabla players and kathak dancers with a sound similar to that of a harmonium.

EU: 169 €
incl. VAT, plus 8.20 € shipping within Germany / 23.10 € within Europe
Non-EU: 142,02 €
plus 23.10 € shipping within Europe / overseas on request

The Sunadamala Plus offers a total choice of 200 laharas in 22 different talas. Alternatively you can also program your own lahara. It also has an ntegrated metronome and drone.

VEGAN - without parts of animal bodies or substances produced by animals


- ten laharas each in the following talas (number of beats of the tala in brackest): Tintal (16), chachar (14), ektal (12), dipchandi (14), jhaptal (10), sultal (10), jhumra (14), matta taal (9), rupak (7), jai taal (13), tilwada (16), rudra taal (11), ada chautal (14), slow tintal Masit Khani (16), dhamar (14), pancham savari (15), chautal (12), kaharwa (8)
- two laharas each in 7 1/2, 8 1/2, 9 1/2, 10 1/2 and 11 beats
- two laharas can be programmed manually?- speed adjustable from 30 (vilambit / slow) to 600 (drut / fast) beats per minute?- display for current matra, speed in bpm, pitch, number of lahara
- optional metronome function?- tonic as drone simultaneously to the lahara, optionally with added fifth or fourth
- tonic selection in half note steps within a range of more than an octave?- fine tuning of tonic in micro intervals?- separate volume control of lahara and drone
- English instruction manual ?- four possible octave register combinations?- saving option for current settings

General Info

Technical details
Input power flexible: 90 - 260 volts AC
Line-Out 1/8 inch
Battery: 4 x 1,5 volts C
English instruction manual
Indian power plug
Shell made of sturdy plastic

Manufacturer / Supplier

Pioneering company RADEL SYSTEMS from the Indian high tech stronghold Bangalore was founded in 1971 by engineer cum musician G. Raj Narayan. First product was an electronic drone, followed in 1978 by the first electronic tanpura and in 1988 by the first electronic tabla. Radel was for many years the only supplier of electronic tablas, tanpuras and laharas as technical support for practising Indian musicians. The company has comprehensive know how, disposes of an extensive distribution and service network and its quality management is certified according to norm ISO 9001:2000.

Their range of products is being continuously diversified and improved on. Hallmark is their great manufacturing quality. Their best known products are the e-tanpuras 'Saarang', the e-tablas 'Taalmala', and the e-laharas 'Sunadamala'. Apart from these, Radel also sells fully playable electronic instruments like saraswati-veena and swarmandal. Known Radel users are / were renowned artists like Ravi Shankar, Amjad Ali Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Pandit Jasraj, L Subramaniam, S. Balachander and Shubha Mudgal.


Measure: 15 x 12 x 7 cm, weight: 0.58 kg