Singing Bowls, also called the healing howls can be traced to Asia as early as 2000 B.C. They are made of an alloy of seven different metals, connected to seven astrological planets, which create a range of different sounds and overtones. Those seven metals arc gold as Sun, silver as Moon, mercury as Mercury, copper as Venus, iron as Mars, tin as Jupiter, and lead as Saturn. Some Singing Bowls should consist of only five metals. These bowls format depth, color, girth and composition arc variable.
Singing Bowls can he used as vessels to cook, as offering bowls, as heat instruments and for meditation or relaxation. Bowls have a double effect, with sound and vibration.
Science has confirmed that music, as an organized form of sound can directly affect mood, brain waves, the nervous system and the body chemistry. Music plays a key role in the religious and spirituals of many Cultures. Music is still applied to aid digestion, induce sleep and treat mental disturbances.
The vibrations of Singing Bowls stimulate the body to recreate its own harmonic frequency and help produce the alpha waves that are present in the brain in deep relaxation. Singing Bowls of all sizes are said to clean the atmosphere around us of negative energy and emotional blockages.
Many people feel that they are touched and cleaned in their soul when they listen to the sound of the Singing Bowls. As some people described it "time stands still", a feeling of peace, relief in aching parts of the body or contact with something beyond daily life.
It is said that renowned masters of sound among Tibetan Lamas have used Singing Bowls in secret rituals. They have traveled out of the body through the power of sound. If you find out a real (original) Singing Bowls, you can use Singing Bowls instead of a cup of coffee to help you digest lunch, to help you sleep and to help you recover from illness. Tibetan bowls are of Nepalese origin and are used by Newari people during their ritual fire ceremony. There is a link between bowls and the Ayurvedic approach of music therapy and Ayurvedic medical care. In this bowl eating dishes for pregnant women in Nepal. In the context bowls should be used to restore the loss of minerals and metal (Iron).
There are usually five basic techniques for playing the bowls: Beating, Encircling, Adding of Water, Adding of toneless vowels and Spinning.
Origin of Bowls: Mongolian Tagoo, Indian and Chinese Jala Tarang, Kashmir Noot, Indian Ghatam, Himalayan Kitchen Bowls.
Seven Phases: The seven phases of complete Singing Bowls relaxation are a gentle treatment of: 1. The Head, 2. The Arms, 3. The Neck, Face and Throat, 4. The Back, 5. The Abdomen and Chest, 6. The Face, 7. Round off or Neck Lift.
Relaxation with Bowls Effects:
• Promotion of the energy balance.
• Reduction of stress and involved emotions.
• Reducing tensions.
• Upgrading of creativity and imagination.
• Elevating of life forces.
• Balancing of hemisphere of the brain.
• Helping to harmonize body, spirit and soul.
• Giving a positive self-image and empowering assertiveness.