DOBANI Singing Bowl 4.5-Inch Black
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This black oxidized spun bronze singing bowl is approximately 4.5" in diameter and includes a wooden beater and cushion (color varies).
These beautiful instruments sometimes feature religious iconography, motifs and symbols, such as the Tibetan mantra Om mani padme hum, images of Buddhas and Ashtamangala (Eight Auspicious Signs).
The bowls are made of Panchaloha: literally translated from Sanskrit as Five Metals; copper, tin, zinc, iron and additional metals.
Singing bowls (also known as 'Himalayan bowls' or 'rin' or suzu gongs in Japan) are a type of bell, specifically classified as a standing bell. Rather than hanging inverted or attached to a handle, standing bells sit with the bottom surface resting. The sides and rim of singing bowls vibrate to produce sound.
Singing bowls are played by the friction of rubbing a wooden mallet around the rim of the bowl to produce overtones and a continuous 'singing' sound.
They are commonly used for yoga, music therapy, meditation, sound healing, relaxation, religious practice and personal enjoyment.
Made in India.