Highly decorated singing bowl made from spun bronze with a 4 1/4 inch opening. Contains a dark background and features religious iconography; motifs and symbols, such as the Tibetan mantra Om mani padme hum, images of Buddhas, or the Ashtamangala (Eight Auspicious Signs). These bowls are made of Panchaloha: literally translates from Sanskrit as "five metals." The metal alloys contain copper, tin, zinc, iron and other metals. Design may vary. Includes wooden beater and cushion.
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 meditation, relaxation, healthcare, personal well-being and religious practice. Features: