Sarangi to buy. Buy a Sarangi. Sarangi is a bowed instrument with a short neck. It is considered to be originated from Rajasthan. It has a unique feature to generate sounds same as humans and some vocal ornaments.The word Sarangi has been derived from two words namely Sau meaning hundred and rang meaning color. So sarangi means something that can various different colours. It is also believed to be a combination of two other words saar and ang. Saar means summary and ang means different forms of singing.