has no language or boundaries. It gives the singer
tremendous satisfaction after a concert as music has
healing powers. In
the same way, if bowls can make music how wonderful it
would be to the ears? Just as we have music therapy,
ancient Indian, Chinese and Japanese followed the
practice of playing singing bowls to achieve spiritual
enlightenment. The entire eastern region starting from
India, China, Tibet and Japan used singing bowls during
meditation and other religious practices. It is
considered to be sacred and auspicious. The singing
bowls also known as Tibetan singing bowls originate from
the Himalayan region. They are the best form of bowls
that are made up of five metals. This is known as “panchaloga”.
These bowls are used to reverberate when hit upon and
the sound waves emanate positive energy all around the
place. This is used during meditation and chanting of
mantras. These bowls are available in all sizes.
singing bowls are also known as magical tools that can
transform the life of an individual. Depending upon the
size of the bowl a mallet made with wood or leather can
be rubbed on the rim of the bowl creating magical
sounds. They are known as magical sounds because they
help in de-stressing the mind and stimulating mental
activity. Chiropractors, Reiki practitioners, sound
therapists and medical practitioners use singing bowls
to bring peace and tranquility to their patients.
while meditating these bowls are used for healing
effect. These bowls are also made of silica sand that is
found all over the world. Countries like Nepal and India
export singing bowls in large number through out the
world. In this fast paced maddening world peace and
tranquility are a rarity. Use singing bowls to attain
mental peace and relaxation. Buddhism encourages the
Dhamma form of meditation where singing bowls are used
at regular intervals to enhance the power of meditation.
It is believed that singing bowls assist spiritual
seekers to the state of enlightenment.
through sound or sound therapy is an ancient form of
therapy. There is a direct link between different parts
of human body and certain sounds. It has been predicted
by various philosophers and astrologers and therapists
that diseases can be treated and cured with sound
therapy. In India the sound of the musical instrument is
associated with Lord Krishna and when he plays the flute
the entire universe stands still. Hinduism and Buddhism
attach a lot of importance to singing bowls as they are
spiritual healers and uplift mental consciousness.
thing is very certain, that these singing bowls are a
very powerful spiritual tool. It is rumored that Lamas
use these bowls in their meditation to transcend to
another plane of consciousness. It has a wonderful tone
that carries for a very long time. The multi-layered
tone of these bowls keeps ringing in the ears for as
long as 3 minutes! Though the bowls are found in
Buddhist and Tibetan monasteries nobody knows the exact
history of the singing bowls.