The bringing forth of entertaining auditory effect by the use of the mouth, organ or musical instrument is referred to as singing. Playing of musical instrument is crucial in providing entertainment and preaching. On the other hand, a bowl is round in shape and open on one side. Bowls are used mainly for holding liquids and solids. A singing bowl is a round bell which produces quality sound by striking with a hard stick or rotating a mallet on the outer rim. The sound of a singing bowl offer relaxation and meditation. The Buddhist community mainly uses singing bowls. They are mainly made of metal such as copper which sometimes has impurities so as to produce quality sound. Patterns and messages are applied on the outer sides of the singing bowls by hammering. Characteristics of efficient singing bowls.
Quality singing bowls are made of hard metal. In order to increase the durability of a singing bowl, a hard and durable metals. The shape of the singing bowl will not be mutilated in case the singing bowl is strongly hit. A singing bowl made of a hard metal will not break in case it falls from the rim which offers support. The metal to be used in the making of the singing bowl may also be coated or alloyed with another metal which is harder.
A good singing bell is of the appropriate sizing. The size of a singing bowl vary from few centimeters to a meter in diameter. Depending on the crowd a standing bell will serve, size of the room and sound needed, one should purchase the right sized singing bowl. A big singing bowl will produce a loud sound while a small singing bowl will give a soft sound. If you have a small room, look for a small singing bowl otherwise if you have a big room, a big standing bell will be appropriate.
Good standing bells should appear beautiful. All the singing and musical instruments are supposed to be attractive. A singing bowl should be made of beautiful and attractive metals. Copper singing bowls may also be coated with metals such as gold, silver or mercury since copper is an unattractive metal. Beautiful standing bells possess arts and decorations on their surfaces to make them eye-catching. Modern singing bowls are also coated with beautiful paints and pigments.
Good standing bells have messages of goodwill on their surfaces. Buddhist religion should use singing bowls which have Buddha messages on their surfaces. Churches should have singing bowls with Godly teaching on their surfaces. These messages on the outer surfaces of the singing bowls should be of goodwill.
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