Over the past 5 years, thousands of people have decided to invite their first singing bowl into their life through our store.
A singing bowl can be deceptive; it should be so easy to make it sing perfectly the first time. Just like you're seeing in the videos online. Remember that although it is quite simple, it is still a hand-beaten musical instrument.
The process of learning to make your bowl sing beautifully is a practice.
With the dawn of a new year there is an opportunity to create new practices that serve your goals for the year. There’s no shortage of new tools, techniques, rituals and practices available to us. The most important thing -- beyond picking the “right” thing to do, is to choose something and go with it. And then continue going with it. The juice is in the commitment to something for a certain amount of time. Read More
Nothing exists in and of itself. Opposing yet complementary qualities are embodied in every being - dependent on the other to form a whole. Read More
Yin/Yang, feminine/masculine, yoni/lingam, cool/warm, modest/proud, pleasure/pain, intuitive/goal-oriented, Moon/Sun, Winter/Summer, Earth/Cosmos, life/death.
When I tried to hold the bowl and play around the rim way, it didn’t sound good. So I sat the bowl down on a bed table in front of me, and was able to play it that way. I could actually hear it singing with the striker stick circling the edge, but it was not making a pleasant noise. And this had me convinced for a while that maybe something was wrong with the bowl. Read More
The feminine is power, the power is potent. The power is Shakti, the divine feminine. The fundamental life force that is the root of all creation in the cosmos. The darkness that absorbs the light, our powers of intuition, thought, feeling, and action.
Welcoming a singing bowl into your life can be the first step towards a pursuit that can bring healing, peace and insight into your life. Singing bowls tend to be very giftable as well; you might also be curious how to choose a singing bowl for someone you care about. Read More
There’s an old axiom that asks, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” In this brief philosophical experiment, I want to explore this idea as it relates to our emotional state. Read More
It’s very easy for us human beings to tell a story about why we feel a certain way. We’re great at telling stories. And even greater at believing the stories we tell others, and ourselves.
"Are you mad?"
The question of our anger comes up often. In the past, my gut reaction was to instinctively say "No."
But. Maybe you aren't fine.
You are suffering.
Often it's important to remind oneself of something, every day, when interacting with a person who is angry, sad, enraged, fearful or mean.It's easy to begin to judge this person as wrong, bad or to be avoided. Our minds may label this person in a permanent way. Read More
You’ve read all the articles about it, heard the interviews with scientists talking about the real biological benefits, learned that everyone from professional athletes to the CEO’s of major organizations have a practice of their own.
A hero isn’t someone who is fearless. Rather, a hero is someone who feels fear and acts boldly in the face of it. The purpose of this article is to call forth the hero in each reader, by shedding light on what might be stopping you and giving you practical ways to reframe things in your mind so you can get to the business of doing good.
The culture of singing bowls is filled with non specific and vague reasons why they are useful. A simple way to understand the real benefits of singing bowls, is to understand what’s at stake.