Singing bowls have been used in religious and shamanic practices for well over 1500 years and have been associated with Buddhism since the 8th century A.D. Singing bowls produce sounds which invoke a deep state of relaxation naturally assisting one in entering into meditation, the ultimate goal of enlightenment. In recent years singing bowls have bee used
in holistic healing, chakra healing, sound therapy, reiki and feng shui. A singing bowl is played by resting the bowl flat on the hand and rotating the stick around the outside rim of the bowl.
The Crown chakra is the seventh chakra and is located at the top of the head. It gives us access to higher states of consciousness as we open up to what is beyond our personal visions. The function of the crown chakra is to get us in touch with the universe.