Sale of Tanpura, buy tambura for sale. Tanpura is drone instrument and it has come from the family of lute instruments. It is a string instrument which is known as Tanpura in North India and as Tambura, thamboora, thambura, or tamboora in Southern part of India. Tanpura is usually carved out of jackwood. It does not contain frets. A long neck contains a round shaped resonator at the end which vibrates and increases the sound. tuning of the instrument can be performed with the help of tuning pegs present at the top end of the neck.