crystal and metal singing bowls: a BRIEF history

Some scholars believe that crystal and metallic singing bowls are a part of the human history for millenia. While metal singing bowls can be found all over the world but are most popularly made in Nepal and the Himalayan region, India. Metal singing bowls are made of many layers, which are heated, molded, and beaten together, either by hand, or by machine.
They can be used in meditation to help clarify your attention or to amplify your intentions. When struck, they sound a lot like a bell. They pulsate with multiple tones and binaural vibrations. Some ancient healing sites were tuned at frequencies such as 111hz, it is thought. Similar holds true for singing bowls.

These vibrations can prompt the mind and body immediately to relax by hearing them. The interruptions cause thinking patterns to pause and then the attention shifts into spaciousness, clarity, and openness. The best companions for a meditation practice are metal and crystal bowls. These can be used to either refresh one's clarity or to create a space to experience deeper tranquility and spaciousness.

You can also place metal singing bowls directly on your body to do energy work. Vibrations are sent to the body at specific points.

These vibrations can be used to relax muscles, ease strain on the joints and sometimes release psychological tension.

They have a complex history. They are not only used for spiritual purposes. These multi-purpose tools can be used for storage, food preparation and eating. They also make a great sound for music instruments. It is wrong to refer to them as Tibetan, Himalayan or any such specific geographical reasons, as they are found and used worldwide.

Because they are found worldwide, there are many different production methods and techniques, traditionally hand hammering bowls out of metal worked best. however with todays technologies we can produce them from a number of interesting and efficacious materials. They produce a beautiful tone when they are rung. They can also be used in meditation or ceremony. Globalized forces have made these bowls a popular meditative instrument over the last 30 years. There is now a special industry that produces these bowls for meditation and ceremony around the world.

These singing bowls can also be used to enhance your home or office for aesthetics and healing, as well as meditative or healing practice.

SInging bowls make use of frequencies known as solfeggio frequencies. these specific sounds are well known for having a variety of different positive benefits to the human body, mind, and soul.

some specific examples of solfeggio frequencies include:

Solfeggio Frequency List

174 Hz – Reduce pain, alleviate stresses
285 Hz – Influence Energy, Rejuvenation
396 Hz – Liberating Guilt and Fear
417 Hz – Facilitating Change
528 Hz – Transformation and Miracles
639 Hz – Connecting/Relationships
741 Hz – Expression/Solutions
852 Hz – Returning to Spiritual Order
963 Hz – Awaken Crown, Spirit

an example of music that includes these frequencies is that ancient gregorian chants. In more recent times, music has been changed to frequencies that not only are not beneficial to the human condition, but are altogether potentially harmful. But we wish for our readers to do their own research, and draw their own conclusions on this matter.

and remember, if you havent made someone else smile today, what are you waiting for! bringing light and joy to the lives of others is a gift we can all appreciate.

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