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 Throat Chakra is the fifth Chakra and it is located at the centre of the neck at the level of the throat. It is the passage of the energies between the lower parts of the body and the head. The function of the Chakra is driven by the principle of expression and communication. Balancing the throat chakra is important for our speech and self expression.