October 01, 2022
So, what are the uses of singing bowls? How do you play a singing bowl for relaxation, anxiety, or sleep?
Singing bowls are proven to calm nerves by slowing the breath rate and heart rate. It’s great for winding down at the end of the day and before exercises like meditation or yoga to enhance their rewards.
This is the third part in a series of five articles aimed at decoding the complete guide on singing bowls for beginners and pros. Go ahead and check my earlier posts if you haven’t already.
September 27, 2022
Having an acoustic body, singing bowls are one of the easiest musical instruments you can play without a lot of practice. But what’s the right way to play a singing bowl? Is there an advanced way of playing it? What to remember when playing the singing bowl?
There isn’t any right or wrong way to play a singing bowl, but the Gong Beat technique is the best for beginners. Rimming is the next step, followed by the Wah Wah technique and the multi-handed technique (for advanced users)
I’ll teach how to play a singing bowl several ways with stepwise guides for beginners and pros.
This article is the second part of a series of five posts that teach A to Z about singing bowls.
September 27, 2022
Singing bowls or inverted bells are thousands of years old and available in wide varieties today.
Moreover, these bowls are completely acoustic and played with wooden mallets atop cushions or palms.
But how well do you know singing bowls? What are the three important parts of singing bowls?
Whether you’re new, or very practiced with singing bowls, this article will help you build a concrete foundation to play, use, and grow with them.
September 23, 2022
Throughout history, sage has been used for several physical, mental, and spiritual disorders.
As it grows in the Mediterranean, sage was first used by the Egyptians for fertility. It has a pleasant, rich, and relaxing aroma.
When it moved further, sage became a wonderful herb in medicine and spirituality throughout the Middle Ages and the New Age.
Native Americans used it to cleanse spaces and people before religious rituals, while Celtic lores say the Holy Herb symbolized immortality back in the day. It’s used nowadays for smudging (burning and wafting the smoke over spaces, objects, and people).
Sage is quite a famous herb in aromatherapy.
September 19, 2022
Lavender was once made into crosses and hung-over houses -- Christians at the time did so to protect themselves from evil.
Today we know that Lavender is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and cleansing. But our curiosity about, and use of, lavender go back to 2,500 years, owing to its mesmerizing color, scent, and medicinal properties.
History says Cleopatra dabbed lavender on her wrists to seduce Julius Caesar because Lavender is an aphrodisiac. And today, the same herb is used for relaxation, purification, and cleansing.
August 25, 2022
So, you've got your first singing bowl. Let us help you understand how you can utilize this instrument of sound for your intended purpose - the generation of peace inducing tones.
There are many ways to use Tibetan sound bowls.
You can use a singing bowl by striking, rimming, water-charging, or chanting into the bowl. These bowls are great for meditation, prayer, cleansing, healing, charging, manifestations, yoga, feng shui, and crystal grid activation.
Read on to learn how to use your first Tibetan bowl and their 11 uses to try in your daily life.
August 15, 2022
Just as your dining table or sofa has a place in your home, singing bowls must have a home too!
Setting it up is easier if you follow feng shui directions...Which we'll lay out for you in this article.
But do you know how to go about it? How to make a singing bowl altar?
You can create a singing bowl altar as per the feng shui directions. But it’s best to consider it non-religious and solely as a ‘you corner.’ Add scented candles, dried flowers, crystals, incenses, and a vase with water to make a singing bowl altar in one of the nine feng shui directions.
August 05, 2022
If you’re a yogi, the sound of the singing bowl will open your chakras and fill you with healing vibrations.
Yoga groups would particularly love singing bowls because they’re tied to the Eastern self-healing practice of yoga. You might’ve already heard of a yoga studio or outdoor class playing singing bowls to increase your energy and focus.
Read more about combining sound bowls with yoga in this post.
August 02, 2022
When you’re starting with singing bowls, it’s good to know how they work. The Tibetan singing bowl is an acoustic instrument played with a mallet by striking, rimming, or mixing both.
Historically, a singing bowl was made from seven noble metals. Still, today they may be made of one or two metals for better acoustics.
Singing bowls made today are great for meditation, prayer, and reiki. They improve concentration, alertness, and focus by triggering alpha brain wave states. That’s why the sound of a singing bowl is calming.
Each singing bowl is associated with a specific chakra from the seven-chakra system. One chakra may help you be creative, another inspires, and yet another will leads you to success.
July 25, 2022
Singing bowls are more than just an aesthetic addition to your home or space.
They create ethereal harmonies that heal the mind, body, cognition, behavior, and more.
So, how can you play your singing bowls to truly benefit from their power?
Because singing bowls have been in use for thousands of years, there isn’t any right or wrong way to play singing bowls.
People usually strike it or rim it, but you can add water to it or even use several Tibetan bowls at once.
Let's explore six major techniques to play your singing bowls.
June 30, 2022
Pain is a signal captured by your nervous system. It implies something is wrong in your body with a tingling, pricking, pinching, throbbing, burning, stabbing, stinging, or cramping sensation.
And healing physical pain with sound isn’t a new therapeutic approach. When you’re feeling better by listening to your favorite song at a time of agony or mental pain, you’re essentially healing yourself with sound vibrations.