- Besides their traditional use for meditation, Tibetan singing bowls are used for deep relaxation and muscle regeneration, to relieve pain in the joints, muscles, and shoulders, to ease pain related to sciatica, the digestive system, headaches, and migraine or spine injuries, to improve circulation, release tensions or blockages, to open the energy flow, eliminate the toxins from the body. When we relax with the sounds of Tibetan bowls or the gong, our concentration improves, and our emotional tensions and blockages are eased. The sound, with its vibrations, can ease mental or emotional pain (low self-esteem, worries, fear, anger, anxiety, depression, insomnia). Tibetan singing bowls and their unique tones stabilize blood pressure, ease asthma-related issues, renew the adrenal gland’s functioning, open and stabilize the meridians, and improve the synaptic responses in our brain. They also help children with hyperactive disorders and stimulate the immune system.
- Om Mani Padme Hum, the six syllables, means that in dependence on the practice of a path that is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, address, and sense of a Buddha.
- The Tibetan Dorje is the thunderbolt symbol used in Tibetan meditation and prayer. It represents spiritual power, balance, and harmony. In addition, the Dorje represents the masculine principle.
- In Buddhism, the endless knot (Skt. shrivatsa; Tib. dpal be’u) is a closed, graphic ornament composed of right-angled, intertwined lines. It overlaps without a beginning or an end, symbolizing the Buddha’s endless wisdom and compassion. It indicates continuity as the underlying reality of existence.