What do you know about Tibetan singing bowls? These have been used is Zen Buddhism and are popular. These are sometimes called Tibetan bells and they are used in meditation and other practices. Many cultures use these bowls with different applications. Here’s what you need to know about the Tibetan Singling Bowl. First of all listen to the healing sound of the bells.
It’s said that these bells date back to 560 – 480 B.C. during the time of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni. The Tibetan singing bowl is still popular today and it’s used in Zen Buddhism as well as others. These bowls were brought form India to Tibet and with them came the teachings of the Buddha. They came to Tibet in the 8th century A.D. by tantric master Padmasambhava.
What are Singing Bowls?
These bowls produce a deep state of relaxation for those that use the Tibetan singing bowl. The bowl can help those that want to do meditation and are looking for enlightenment. The bowls make a perfect aid for meditation and these are often found in Buddhist alters, temples, and monasteries. It’s important to note that many people around the works use Tibetan singing bowls not just those that practice Buddhism. The older bowls were made with metal such as copper, silver, zinc, tin, lead, antimony, lead, cobalt, arsenic, bismuth, iron, and cadmium. This is now a lost art and these bowls aren’t made this way now.
Anyone can use the Tibetan singing bowls for meditation or deep relaxation. These bowls can be used for stress reduction, Reiki, holistic healing, World music, and Chakra balancing. Anyone that wants to meditate or to relax can sue these bowls. The bowls create harmonic overtones which are every relaxing for anyone that wants to use the bells. Those that use the bells feel more centered and you get balance in the left and right of your brain so it’s more synchronized. The bowls are struck with a padded mallet and then they are rubbed around the rim of the bowl with another mallet and create rich overtones and harmonic resonances.
Benefits of the Bowls
There are several benefits for using these Tibetan bells or Tibetan singing bowls. They are not just for religions such as Zen Buddhism. These bowls have many porpoises such as pain relief and stress reduction. Many use the bowls in combination with other healing practices. Other uses include deep breathing and the most common use of the bowls is of course, meditation.
Studies have shown that those who had chronic pain benefited from using a Tibetan singing bowl to treat the pain. Studies have shown that they had reduced pain after using the bowls. These bowls are often used in therapy by those that practice alternative medicine.
The Tibetan singing bowl isn’t just for Zen Buddhism, it has many uses and anyone that want to relax, or meditate can benefit from the wonderful harmonies produced by these bowls. Anyone can use the bowls as they’re widely available in many locations. If you want to get into meditation or relax more then try the Tibetan singing bowls.
If you want to try a complete experience of relaxation with tibetan singing bowls I suggest you this album “TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS” by Radio Meditation Music, 44 tracks for zen meditation and chakra balancing. I tried this music and it was so soothing, also for spa massage or a spa day that you decide to have on weekends, even at home, too.