Etched Brass Tibetan Singing Bowl
A singing bowls is played by resting the bowl on the flat the hand and rotating the stick around the outside rim of the bowl. This produces a vibration, which creates a hum, which is the essence of the bowl. This natural and harmonious sound emitted by singing bowls is used to invoke a state of deep relaxation, which assists meditation, the ultimate goal of which is enlightenment. They are a vital aid to meditation and are found in Buddhist monasteries and temples around the world.