Advantages Of The Singing Bowl.
A singing bowl is a bell that sustains a musical note when struck and is made from an alloy of copper and tin. In the past, singing bowls were made from alloys of seven materials which were associated with a heavenly body. The commonly mentioned alloys were, copper, mercury, gold, silver, iron, tin, and lead. Meteoritic iron is also claimed to be found in some of the singing bowls. The results of the measuring apparatus used during the analysis of ancient sing bowls found show that although there were traces of lead, zinc, copper, and silver, there were no traces of mercury and gold found .
When making singing bowls, the molten metal is hammered by hand. Modern made singing bowls may be made by hand hammering but they can also be sand cast and then followed by machine-lathing. the finished singing bowls is at times decorated with a message of goodwill or a decorative motif that at times is a ring, stars, leaves or dots.
The main use for singing bowls is mediation and healing. Healing is promoted when the singing bowls are struck and produce a type of energy. Our ability to hear with more than just our ears are awakened by the pure sonic waves produced by the singing bowls.
A disharmony within the body is what causes sickness. Matter is energy that vibrates at different rates therefore by changing the rate of vibration, we can change the structure of matter. The singing bowls vibrations can influence our relaxation reflex to inhibit the stress and pain response.
The idea that illness is caused by a hindrance in the energy flow in the body is the reason singing bowls are used. Energy flow is restored to the parts of the body where it is required by the sound frequencies produced by the singing bowls. Using singing bowls can also stimulate our brainwaves. Our brain is entrained by a pulsation of sound they produce. This pulsating tone feels good and helps one to relax. This important aspect makes it suitable for brainwave entertainment.
Our spiritual and physical being’s connection is known as chakra. The endocrine gland is associated with the seven main chakras. A blocked, dysfunctional, or imbalanced chakra causes a physical dysfunction.. Chakras balancing is done to ensure that the endocrine gland and the associated structures and organs are balanced and start to function. The unbalanced chakras are brought back to normal functioning by the sine waves produced by the singing bowls sound waves which correct the chakras. Singing bowls are also used for religious purposes. During the rituals and chanting, the singing bowls are struck.