Benefits Of The Singing Bowl..
A singing bowl is a bell made from an alloy of copper and tin and can sustain a musical note when struck. In the past, singing bowls were made from alloys of seven materials which were associated with a heavenly body. The alloys were copper, mercury, gold, silver, iron, tin, and lead. Some singing bowls are also said to contain meteoritic iron. 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 .
The molten metal is normally hand hammered to make the singing bowls. Although they can be made by hand hammering, modern made singing bowls are made by sand casting then followed by machine-lathing. When finishing the singing bowls, they can be decorated by a message of goodwill or motifs or rings, stars, leaves or dots.
Singing bowls are mostly used for healing and meditation purposes. The sounds generated when the singing bowls are struck have a type of energy medicine that promotes healing. the singing bowls produce pure sonic waves which are able to awaken our ability to hear with more than just our ears.
Sickness is considered to be an impact of disharmony within the body. 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 produce vibrations that can impact our nervous system and influence our relaxation reflex to inhibit the stress and pain response.
The singing bowls are used for healing based on the idea that illness is caused by a hindrance to the energy flow in the body. The sound frequencies produced by the singing bowls restore the energy flow in the parts of the body where it is required. Our brainwaves can also be stimulated by the singing bowls. The pulsation of sound they produce entrains our brains. You are able to relax and feel good because of the pulsating tone. This important aspect makes it suitable for brainwave entertainment.
The connection between the spiritual and the physical aspect of our being is known as chakra. the seven main chakras are associated with the endocrine gland. When there is a physical dysfuntion, it means that one of the chakras is either blocked, dysfunctional or imbalanced. To ensure that the endocrine gland and the associated structures and organs are balanced and start to function, chakra balancing is done. The unbalanced chakras are brought back to normal functioning by the sine waves produced by the singing bowls sound waves which correct the chakras. Religions also use the singing bells. The singing bowls produce a sound when struck during the rituals and chanting.