Do you ever feel like you need to take a break from the world and just relax? If so, meditation might be the answer for you. Studies have shown that meditation has many benefits, such as reducing stress and improving mental clarity. And one of the best ways to meditate is by using a sound bowl. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of meditating in combination with a sound bowl, and how you can choose the right bowl for you. Sound bowls are also often called singing bowls because of the noise it makes when used.
Sound bowls have been used for centuries as a tool for healing and meditation. The soothing sound of the bowl can help to relax the mind and body, stimulating a sense of well-being. When choosing a sound bowl for healing and meditation, it is important to consider the size, material, and shape of the bowl. Smaller bowls are easier to carry and can be played without distracting others, making them ideal for use in public spaces. Larger bowls create a more powerful sound, which can be helpful for deep meditation. Bowls made of quartz crystal or metal tend to produce clearer tones, while ceramic or wood bowls create a more mellow sound. The shape of the bowl also affects the sound that is produced. shallower bowls produce higher-pitched sounds, while deeper bowls create lower-pitched sounds. Ultimately, there is no wrong choice when it comes to sound bowls. The best sound bowl is the one that resonates with you on a personal level.
Singing bowls are artificially or handmade bowls made from metal that produce a deep and rich tone when the wooden stick is rubbed around the rim in a circular motion. These singing bowls promote relaxation and offer powerful healing properties. Singing bowl therapy is a 2500-year-old Tibetan technique practised to soothe the body, mind, and soul.
Benefits of using Singing Bowl
The Buddhists people were the first who learned about the benefits of the sound of the Tibetan singing bowl.
The positive effects of the therapy include:
Restoring blood circulation;
Improving the immune system ;
Normalization of blood pressure;
Stimulation of brain activity;
Solve bad energy background problems;
Solve depression problems;
Relieving stress, calming the mind;
Heal the body.
Our everyday life is full of situations that can make us stressed. According to modern research, our healthcare system is ill-equipped to help us beyond using pharmaceuticals, which many times don’t work or create other issues. Being in a constant state of stress has been documented to lead to a plethora of other health problems, lowering the quality of life we live. That’s why so many people are turning to more holistic approaches such as sound therapy to improve their wellness.
Using sound bowls to meditate calms the brain down, resulting in the consciousness getting rid of unnecessary thoughts.
The vibrations of the Tibetan singing bowl filled everything that is inside the room, every object and each object with Harmony, peace, and blissful energy.
How to choose the right one
The purpose of using a sound bowl
Different styles of bowls can be used for different reasons. each kind of bowl will be best in one specific area. First of all, you need to ask yourself what the purpose is of using a sound bowl. Is it for meditation? Grounding? Chakra Balancing? Sound Therapy?
Size and Diameters of singing bowls.
When you decide the purpose, the next step is determining the diameters of the bowl.
Singing bowls come in 4 main sizes –
1. Small singing bowls – their diameter ranges from 8 cm to 15 cm. This type of bowl is commonly used for meditation programs and practices, such as sound therapy sessions.
2. Medium singing bowls – their diameter ranges from 16 cm to 23 cm. Singing bowls of this diameter have a deeper sound wave, but certainly not the deepest sounds a singing bowl can get. They are used in different variations of massage practices, and aura cleansing and can be a part of large sound bowl sets used for various meditative sound practices and chakra balancing.
3. Large singing bowls – their diameter ranges from 24 cm and can reach up to 30 cm. Singing bowls of such diameters result in low sound waves. The sound range of this diameter is longer and higher. These singing bowls are used as the main ones and can be considered self-sufficient. Usually, they are good for meditation and sound massage.
4. Singing bowls of the largest diameters from 30 cm to 60 cm. These singing bowls have the lowest frequency sound and the most powerful vibration wave. Usually, this diameter is suited for professionals who have been practicing with singing bowls for a long time, and who understand how sound bowls work. Generally, we don’t recommend buying a sound bowl in this size range if you are a beginner. The sound is clear and lingers for a long time. (Longer than the sound bowl with lower diameter ranges) They specifically create a sound for harmony in our bodies, balance chakras, relieve stress.
If you’re looking for a bowl for meditational purposes then look for one that produces low, deep tones. The long-lasting deep sound and vibration are suitable for meditation and concentration. Low-toned singing bowls are also best for yoga classes and grounding; anything that requires you to be mindful and connect with yourself.
Material of singing bowls
Based on ancient philosophy it can be done from 7 metals ( Usually there are 3 to 12 metals in 1 one bowl ). There are 7 Metals astrologically associated with 7 planets, 7 chakras, and 7 celestial bodies.
Gold = Sun
Silver = Moon
Copper = Venus
Iron = Mars
Tin = Jupiter
Mercury = Mercury
Lead = Saturn
The right proportion of several metals makes a sound richer.
Also so popular crystal bowls.
So important to take attention to a stout, (basically a wooden stick) – resonator. Which playing together. Sometimes the bad sound of the bowl does not mean about his marriage. Probably you choose the wrong stick. How largest bowl than the larger diameter of the resonator should be. Sticks are also can be different: done of different types of wood, with stretched skin and without, of various sizes.
“If we accept that sound is vibration and we know that vibration touches every part of our physical being, then we understand that sound is heard not only through our ears but through every cell in our bodies. One reason sound heals on a physical level is because it so deeply touches and transforms us on the emotional and spiritual planes. Sound can redress imbalances on every level of physiologic functioning and can play a positive role in the treatment of virtually any medical disorder.”