According to Tibetan oral tradition, the existence of singing bowls dates back to the time of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni (560 – 480 B.C.). The tradition was brought from India to Tibet, along with the teachings of the Buddha, by the great tantric master Padmasambhava in the 8th century A.D.
Singing bowls produce sounds which invoke a deep state of relaxation which naturally assists one in entering into meditation, the ultimate goal being enlightenment. They are a quintessential aid to meditation, and can be found on private Buddhist altars, and in temples, monasteries and meditation halls throughout the world.
WHAT’S INCLUDED: 10 inches Diameter Handmade Tibetan Singing Bowl with 4” height. It weighs approx. 4.25 lb or 2kg. 8” suede leather wrapped wooden Mallet, 10” long wool felted drumstick, silk made cushion (color may vary) are also included. It is handmade by local artisan in Nepal.