Friday, 9 October 2009

Old but not outdated Weapon in Kodagu/Coorg- "ಪೊಣ್ಣೆ ಬಿಲ್"/" Ponne Billu "

Old but not outdated Weapon in Kodagu/Coorg- "ಪೊಣ್ಣೆ ಬಿಲ್"/" Ponne Billu "

Weapon design is Simple
1. Dried Bamboo
2. Tread- "Bhoothale keru" - made from the plant called Bhoothale or buy a small rope from Shop
3. Therad Owen Strip
4. one small babboo stick
5. Mud rolled as round balls & dried in Sun or stones

Demo of using the Ponne Billu by Katrathanda Hemanth Ganapathi; need to turn the bamboo when you release the Thread

Old but not outdated Weapon in Kodagu/Coorg- "ಪೊಣ್ಣೆ ಬಿಲ್"/" Ponne Billu "

2 comments:

  1. sorry santu. Used for Shooting birds & so on. used before catapults.

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