TIBETAN SINGING BOWL HISTORY
Tibetan Singing Bowls date back to 2400 B.C. and have been used through the ages as part of meditative therapy and healing practices. Known for their deep, rich and resonating sounds, singing bowls are traditionally made from five to seven different metals, combined together as an alloy.
SINGING BOWL BENEFITS
From stress reduction to greater mental clarity and even pain relief, the use of Tibetan Singing Bowls have multiple benefits to one’s well being, especially when used together with other stress management therapy such as meditation, yoga and deep breathing practices.
Sound waves from Tibetan Singing Bowls naturally help chakras to self correct, correcting frequencies of unbalanced chakras, bringing them back to a normal state. Each singing bowl provides specifically pitched tones for a major chakras, providing each chakra with a specific key, for optimal balancing of the body's energy system.
HOW TO USE A TIBETAN SINGING BOWL
When played, Tibetan Singing Bowls produce vibrations emitted as sound waves, often in the form of a deep, rich tone. Studies have shown that human brain waves synchronise with external sound waves, and sounds produced by Tibetan Singing Bowls are known to help bring these frequencies into balance, inducing a sense of relaxation and calmness.
Tibetan Singing bowls available in Singapore from Beauty Emporium are sourced from around the globe, handpicked for quality and tone by the team at Shima Healing.
TYPES OF TIBETAN SINGING BOWLS
Root Chakra Singing Bowl - Note F:
The root chakra is located at the base of the spine and is related to the element Earth, our sense of grounding and connection to our bodies. This chakra brings us health, prosperity, security and dynamic presence and when this chakra is open, you will experience good health and be more connected with your physical body.
Navel Chakra Singing Bowl - Note C:
The navel chakra is located in the abdomen, lower back, and sexual organs and is related to the Water element, to emotions and sexuality. It is the centre of our Emotional Identity and Self-gratification. It connects us to others through feeling, desire, sensation and movement. This chakra brings us fluidity and grace, depth of feeling, sexual fulfillment, and the ability to accept change.
Power (Solar Plexus) Chakra Singing Bowl - Note G:
The power chakra is located in the solar plexus and is related to the Fire element and powers . It is the centre of our Will, Ego Identity and Self-definition. It rules our personal power, will and autonomy, as well as our metabolism. When healthy, this chakra brings us energy, effectiveness, spontaneity and non-dominating power.
Heart Chakra Singing Bowl - Note D:
The heart chakra (middle heart) and is related to intense energy connections and passionate expression. It initiates actions that impact one to another or others, connecting them on an intense level, love connections and world effecting.
Throat Chakra Singing Bowl - Note A:
The throat chakra is located near the thyroid gland and is related to communication and creativity, it is the centre of Sound, Creative Identity and Self-expression. Here we experience the world symbolically through vibration, such as the vibration of sound representing language. Opening this chakra allows you to speak the truth and express your true feelings with love.
Third Eye Chakra Singing Bowl - Note E:
The third eye chakra is located in the center of the forehead and is related to clairvoyance and mental activity, it is the centre of Light, Archetypal Identity and Self-reflection. It opens our psychic faculties and our understanding of archetypal levels. When healthy it allows us to see clearly, in effect, letting us see the big picture.
Crown Chakra Singing Bowl - Note B:
The crown chakra is located at the top of the head and is related to consciousness and awareness, it is the centre of Thought, Universal Identity and Self-knowledge. When developed, this chakra brings us knowledge, wisdom, understanding, spiritual connection, and bliss.
THE TIBETAN CHAKRA SYSTEM
Fifths Chakras are associated with colors, body centers, various human qualities and notes. There are two major systems that you can follow. They are the Vedic and the Tibetan Systems. The Vedic system is the Western diatonic scale starting from note C at the Root chakra. Teachers of Tibetan singing bowl therapy set up singing bowls in a pattern where the intervals between the notes corresponding to the chakras are a fifth apart, with F at the Root chakra. Shima Tibetan Singing bowl chakra and notes follow the Tibetan System.
HOW TO PLAY A TIBETAN SINGING BOWL
Sit comfortably on a chair or on the floor. Balance the bowl in the open palm of your non-dominant hand, with your fingers stretched. Do not cup the bowl. Gently tap the bowl with the mallet and move it in a circular motion, firmly pressing against the bowl’s outer rim to produce a clear tone.
"Effects of Singing Bowl Sound Meditation on Mood, Tension, and Well-being: An Observational Study"
Individuals are encouraged to use discrimination in diagnosing and treating any condition - be it medical, emotional or spiritual. You should never substitute singing bowls for professional medical treatment. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.