The Oar is an instrument of control. This is the Oar of a traditional South Indian Parisal boat. It helps give both direction and control to a boat.
The Parisal (English Name:Coracle) is a round boat found at some waterfalls in South India. The are notorious for making you feel dizzy in the rapid like waters at the bottom of a waterfall. The boatmen also spin the boat for the tourists and you end up holding on to dear life.