What to Do to Pick the Right Singing Bowl
Four thousand years ago, Singing Tibetian Bowls were invented in Tibet. They were used by the Tibetan monks, and the shamans before them. Its use is based on the belief that the mind and body are affected by their sound and vibration, which relaxes and eases the mind and body. This enables you to focus deeper inside of yourself.
The bowls are made in Nepal and India. They shall use three or five metals in the manufacturing process. There are some made of seven metals. Those make for high-quality bowls. They are made by hand, which increases they uniqueness and appeal. There are things you need to look for when buying a bowl, to be sure you are getting the best quality possible.
You need to take time looking at the bowls available. Since you will be using them to heal your body and mind, you cannot afford any poor quality purchase. The good thing with shopping physically is you get to test out the bowls by striking them using a stick. You will not miss a wooden stick covered with soft leather you can use for that purpose. When you strike or rib the edge of the bowl, it shall be left vibrating for some time. Look out for a rich and heavy tome. There is also a need for you to feel that ring resonate deep in your heart. In the case of online shopping, there should be audio clips provided for you to sample what the bowls sound like. You will also know that the store has good quality products in store. They will tell you what you need to pick in the offerings.
You can expect a small bowl to make a higher pitched sound. This means the larger bowls will make the opposite sounds. This leaves you with choices to make are per your needs. There is also a need to look at what metals were used in the manufacturing process. The more the metals used, the better the quality shall be. You need to then ask more about the designs carved on the bowl. They are not simple decorations, but possess certain meanings. You need to find one that means something you can relate to.
You must find out whether the bowls are made by hand or machine. There is a need for you to go for handmade ones. You can now see the things that make singing bowls so special. If you find one made by a machine, it shall lack al unique characteristics, which is not what you wanted. They will also have low-quality sound, which defeat the purpose of buying a signing bowl in the first place.
Once you figure these issues out, it will not be hard to pick something useful.