Moktak: wooden fish(Korean Buddhist mokugyo),with mallet; Buddhist monk's hit instrument
- Selected & Carved out of Apricot (Gingko wood)
- Accessory a striker is included
Mokugyo literally "a wooden fish" muyu, the roundish solid block of wood with the inside hollowed out. When it accompanies the sutra-reading, for example, before a teishô, it makes the minds of the audience properly receptive for what is to come.