Singing bowls were traditionally used throughout Asia as part of Bon, Buddhist, nagapa tradition. Morden days Singing Bowls used worldwide for various purpose as meditaion, Yoga, healing device and religious practice. Also belived that the sound of singing bowl regarded as auspicious and drive away evil spirits.
--OLD SINGING BOWL with Eight auspicious Sign Carving
According to tradition singing bowls were made of seven different metals, one metal for each of the planets, i.e. Gold (the sun), silver (the Moon), Copper (Venus), Mercury (mercury), Iron (Mars), Tin (Jupiter) and Lead (Saturn).
Diagram on left display Kundalini Yoga Chakra in Human Body. Each chakra presents us with the opportunity to establish a root relationship and to satisfy a deep soul desire. Antiques bowls often made with more percentage of silver, gold, zinc, iron and nickel. Antique singing bowls were sometimes made of more then 9 metals that’s why it’s produce multiphonic and poly harmonic overtones which are unique to the antique instruments. The subtle yet complex multiple harmonic frequencies are a special quality of the high quality polymetallic alloy.
The art of making singing bowls in the traditional manner is considered a lost art. Shamanic meditation practice today singing bowls are used worldwide for meditation, relaxation, healthcare and mystical and religious practice. Singing bowls were historically made in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and some other region.