Throughout many countries in Asia like Nepal, Tibet, India, China, Korea and Japan, singing bowls have been used for many purposes for centuries now. Singing bowls could be used for meditation, relaxation and during religious practices because it produces calming and divine sounds. Singing bowls have become part of the countries' rituals and culture, most especially when it comes to celebration and in spiritual practices. Singing bowls can be described as an inverted bell. They come in different size in width and in depth. The size of the bowls affects the sound of the bowls. When you rub the inside surface of the bowl, it will produce a melodic sound that is quite incomparable to other sounds in the world.
1. The seven metals used to make the
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singing bowls correspond with seven planets.
A singing bowl is made from seven different metals. The reasons for his is because the metals match up or correspond to the seven major planets during the ancient times. Singing bowls are made of iron for the planet Mars, gold for the sun, silver for the moon, mercury for Mercury, tin for Jupiter, lead for Saturn and copper for Venus. Singing bowls may come also in crystal. Bowls that are made from crystal are the ones that produce a sweet sound. It is believed that those who play this type of bowl have the ability to tune and balance their inner energy or chakras to improve their emotional well-being as well as their overall health.
2. The tradition of singing bowls can be traced way back to ancient Asia
In countries that pay very large attention to their spiritual traditions, singing bowls contributed a lot and played the main role in countless religious practices. Not only that, they also became a huge contributor to the success and development of meditation therapy. When the rim and the sides of these singing bowls, some type of Buddhist and other religion appreciate the sound produced. Tibetan singing bowls from the Himalaya just recently added itself to the family of singing bowls.
3. The size of the bowl determines the sound we hear.
The bowl's pitch and tone are greatly affected by its size. Actually, the pitch and the tone is determined by the size, weight and thickness of the bowl. Moreover, the sound will also vary depending on how you 'play' it. The faster you rub its inside surface, the more the tone and the pitch increase. Visit
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