Preview: Himalayan Handmade Singing Bowls,Bells,Gongs,Ting- Sha for meditation,sound therapy, massage & healing from Nepal.
Himalayan Handmade Singing Bowls,Bells,Gongs,Ting- Sha for meditation,sound therapy, massage & healing from Nepal.
www.thesingingbowls.com (Cottage Craft) are the <br> manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter of genuine nepalese <br> handmade hammered singing bowls,bells dorje, gongs, <br> ting- sha or ting sha, bhushaws and various metal handicrafts ba
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Himalayan Handmade Singing Bowl
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Singing Bowls are of two types by the way of manufacturing process. 1. Hand Hammered Singing Bowls 2. Casting Singing Bowls
The Hand Hammered (beaten) singing bowl are made by hand hammering process of moulded metal and turned into metal sheet & carefully hammered and brought into balanced rounded shape to produce high quality sound. The casting singing bowls are made also by hand but in casting process of traditional way in Nepal.
The liquid melted metal composition are poured into dice prepared to mould casting singing bowls with various shape and size. These hammered singing bowls and casting singing bowls
are more popular for meditation, healing, sound therapy and massages as it produces high quality sound. But the sound produces by each individual singing bowls both hand hammered
and casting will be different from each bowls & produces their own unique sound based on the metal content/composition used in which five and 7 seven metal singing bowls produces high quality sound than 2 and 3 metal singing bowls. Singing Bowls are found in various shape and named
as manipuri, nepali, kopre, gulpa, high singing bowls with various designs, craftings, carvings, colors in variou shape and size.
Cymbals - Ting- sha/Bhushaws
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are also one of the metal crafts used as a tools for meditation, healing and sound therapy. It also produces singing sound when tapped & strucked with each other pair & Cymbals can be catagorised into two types, Ting- Sha or Tingsha
also called Taa in Nepali or Tibetan Bells in Tibetan are small, thick surface with round circular shape and Bhushaws are plain and large with thin circular plate shape. Ting- Sha and Bhushaws have been used since ancient times in Nepal as a traditional musical instrunment used for functions like for meditation, praying, singing, chanting, ritual oferings, festival celebration etc by various religion. This Tingsha have been also used by Tibetan Buddhists to prepare for meditation and nowa days for healing and sound therapy treatment. When the two pieces strike each other they produce a clear, pure, cleansing sound which can be used to focus the mind before and after meditation. When they are suspended horizontally and struck together, a delightful, oscillating wave of sound seems to pass between them as they reverberate at a high frequency, creating an impressive symphony of haunting sounds. Ting- sha are also for clearing space, and the healing and balancing of auric fields. The sound of ting- sha is like a summons and produces soothing musical sound.
are generally plain and large with thin circular plate shape which is bigger than ting- sha and thinner one.
Bhushaws is used as traditional musical instrunment and used in ritual offerings, ceromonies,functions, celebrations and events, playing along with other musical instrunment like traditional drums like Dha, Dhime, Nagada, Nau Baja etc in Nepal, Tibet, India etc.
The sound of bhushaws is like a summons and produces soothing musical sound.If used in a correct form it produces exiciting sound with high rebeveration and with the combination of bhushaws and othr musical instrument, it creates a different scenario with musical feelings of filled emptiness still in popular from generation to generations. These instrunment mostly used by Nepalese communities and by tibetan buddhist monks for their rituals ceromonies, offerings, celebrations and prayings.
Hand Hammered Gongs
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Gongs are a traditional nepalese and tibetan musical instrument used since from the ancinet times for religious,ceremonial and rituals within the tibetan and nepalese community. There are various types of gongs produced in Nepal, Tibet, China, India and their designs, structure and shape are very different but theie use is almost same.
Nepalese gongs are genuinely handmade gongs (hand hammered or beaten) with distinct designs and shape popular worldwide and we categories nepalese gongs in tow types
1. A Gong - with plain outer surface, 2. B Gong - with central (portion of hitting part) outset/hammered outgraved or outwardly ball type and other part smooth surface. These gongs can be plain type, colored or carved type depending on cleint's choice.
Now a days these gongs are used for meditation, sound therapy and space clearing tools for superior harmonic sound balance. The use of gongs are used to clear the mind from turbulent clouds of thought, call us to practice our religion or spiritual path for thousands of years. Gongs are also used to awaken us spiritually, as a call to prayer, and to assist us in becoming present to our better selves by producing space clearing pure rimming sound when hit or struck by wooden gong mallet or hammer (made of rosewood handle and harder compressed wool head - hitting part) in the middle or in the sweet spot, between the middle and the edge of the gong.