Name: Mohan Veena.

Type: Lute > Chordophone.

Region: India > South Asia.

Description: The Mohan Veena as to its name sake was developed by Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt who also studied under Bridj Bushan Kabra like his counterpart Debashish Bhattacharya. These type of modified guitars incorporate features of other instruments. Having both melody and sympathetic strings. The main difference is the placement of melody strings.

Tuning: D, D, A F or F# F D or C# (drone), the melody strings are tuned D A D. The Mohan Veena is tuned respectively to the major or minor tunings that suite the raga being performed