Bodu beru (drum)

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The bodu beru is a Maldivian drum, made of bamboo wood lashed with sting-ray hide, and often grouped in trios.[1] The instrument is used to accompany a dance of the same name, the Boduberu.[2]


  1. ^ Kirsten Ellis, Dominic (PHT) Sansoni. The Maldives. Passport Books, 1992. ISBN 0-8442-9694-5, ISBN 978-0-8442-9694-4. Pg 57
  2. ^ Sarah Piccioli, Dominique Auzias, Jean-Paul Labourdette. Le Petit Futé Maldives. Petit Futé, 2008. ISBN 2-7469-2359-9, ISBN 978-2-7469-2359-1. Pg 80.(French)