Rana Singha, Karnal, Turhi and Flute or Bishudi, Algoja (twin flutes),
Shehnai or Peepni are popular wind instruments. The
flute is favourite of shepherds and weary travelers. Rana Singha,
Shehnai and Been are usually played at wedding and on auspicious occasions.
At the time of the ritual puja at the temples, Rana Singha, Karnal, Conch
shells and Shehnai are played. These instruments accompany the processions
of gods at festivals. In the Lahaul-Spiti areas in Granyang and Jumang
and Mahasu some ancient musical instruments like Kindari can be heard.