Traditional Singing Bowls - Old But Gold!
Singing bowls have been used for as a ritual object for meditation, relaxation as well as religious practice for countless of years ago throughout the most parts of the East. As a matter of fact, India, Nepal, Korea, Tibet, China and even Japan have also included these melodic sounding bells as part of their rituals both celebratory and spiritual.
Described as inverted bell, the sounds of these bowls mostly depend on its size both depth and width. Rubbing against the inner surface can help in producing melodic sounds that are unique to the bowl which sounds to be truly unique.
Manufactured from 7 different kinds of metals, these singing bowls are traditionally matched up with 7 known planets including Gold for sun, Mercury for Mercury, Silver for Moon, Lead for Saturn, Tin for Jupiter, Iron for Mars and Copper for Venus. There are also bowls that are made out of crystals that have sweet sounds and people who can play these bowls might have the skill to tune and balance their inner light or chakras and even promote their emotional wellbeing as well as overall health.
In some parts of the world in which spiritual tradition is an important part of the society, singing bowls have played a crucial role in various religious practices, trance inducing and even meditation therapy in which it has practical application together with vital importance of traditional healthcare and wellbeing.
The tone or pitch of the sound at this link that is emanating from a bowl depends on the thickness, weight and size of the bowl along with the way it is played. By holding it in palm of one hand and then rubbing its rim outside with a wooden stick, slowly increase the speed causes the bowl to vibrate. The sound will then start to increase in tone and pitch. By chanting a mantra as you make the bowl sing, it is said to cause the chanted prayer be released to the universe, which works in the same manner to a prayer wheel.
When you're trying to meditate and focus the mind, a bowl that is creating such beautiful sound is so useful either at the start or during the later part of meditation. The relaxing sound from silver sky imports is calming and soothes those who need it and even people who don't. The practitioners of alternative medicine as well as others who are evoking pleasing sounds of these singing bowls in the Western part of the world become more popular for its healing capabilities.