The singing bowls are utilized for meditation, healing as well as relaxation purposes. These small and circular singing bowls functional similar to the bells and they produce a melodious sound the very moment they are placed. On the whole, the singing bowls come primarily from Tibet even though they are also played in Bhutan, India, and Nepal. The Tibetan Llamas have been utilizing them for thousands of years ago. On the other hand, they have always been taken into account as sacred ones, and as a result, their existence was mostly kept clandestine until the Chinese started to invade Tibet during 1950s. and since that period, the knowledge about singing bowls has starting to spread and their utilization has become more usual in other cultures.
Traditionally, the singing bowls are created from a mixture of 7 metals, even if almost all of the singing bowls that are available on the market at the present time are only created from 3 to 5 metals. And these singing bowls create tones that permit you to relax so deep as well as generate harmony between the soul and body. When you position the singing bowls on your body, the sound waves would surely reach each and every cell with the vibrations that massage the cells and tissues as they pass through your body. And it does not take a lot of time to reach the degree of complete relaxation. This kind of cellular massage has also been known to give healing which resulted to damaged or sick bodies. The singing bowls can also be taken advantage for relaxation as you play the bowls.
There are two methods to play the singing bowls. The first one is to strike it with the use of a mallet. And the second one is to rub the singing bowls with the use of wooden stick which generate continual singing tones. Good singing bowls have lots of various tones that generate as you move the mallet around the outside of the singing bowls. To ready for a cellular sound massage you should first lay flat on your back. Be sure to make comfortable and the position the singing bowls on your chest. And since the vibrations have a tendency to make them slide then you would want to position a non-slip matting, like you will find in the kitchen drawers, between your body and the bowl.