Sing Your Bowls
1. Hold the bowl in the palm of either hand with a firm grip on the bottom of the bowl. Be careful not to touch the sides of the bowl as that is where the vibration comes from.
2. With the striker, rub the outside rim in a circular motion. Keep an even pressure. Sometimes it is easier to strike the bowl first to get the vibrations going.
3. Gently increase the speed as the bowl begins to vibrate, and as the sound grows. Sometimes this method can take practice.
Another method is "gonging" or "striking" the bowls. This is a simple method that involves striking the bowl with a wood or padded striker. We do have additional padded tools available in our store.