How to Heal with Singing Bowls Traditional Tibetan Healing Methods

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  • Copyright: 2009-07-16
  • Publisher: Sentient Publications
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Over the last few years, the use of Tibetan singing bowls to address a variety of ailments has drawn considerable interest in the West. Suren Shrestha is a master of these ancient techniques. This book includes detailed, step-by-step instructions and photographs showing how to place and strike the bowls for healing, relaxation, and meditation, and a CD demonstrating some of the techniques.

Author Biography

Suren Shrestha grew up in Nepal, where he learned about traditional Tibetan healing therapies, and now he teaches these techniques throughout the U.S. The funds he raises through teaching and the sale of this book will be used to build an orphanage in his native village.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 9
Introduction: What Is Sound and Vibration Healing?p. 13
How I Learned to Heal with Singing Bowlsp. 15
Why I Teach Healing with Singing Bowlsp. 17
Who This Book Is Forp. 18
Using the CDp. 18
The History and Making of Singing Bowlsp. 19
The Chakra Systemsp. 21
The Vedic and Himalayan Chakra Systemsp. 23
Vedic Systemp. 23
Himalayan Systemp. 24
The System of Fifthsp. 25
How to Buy a Singing Bowlp. 27
Bowl Sizep. 28
Starting Outp. 28
Choosing a Bowl Based on Soundp. 29
Buying a Set of Singing Bowlsp. 30
Caring for Your Bowlsp. 32
Playing the Bowlsp. 33
Rubbing the Bowlp. 33
For Meditationp. 35
For Healingp. 35
Striking the Bowlp. 36
For Meditationp. 36
For Healingp. 37
Striking the Bowl with Your Fistp. 39
Playing the Tingshap. 39
Bell and Dorjep. 39
Setting up the Environmentp. 41
Group Meditationp. 43
Using a Singing Bowl Sound and Vibration Healing Tablep. 43
Safe Practices When Using Singing Bowlsp. 44
Using Your Intuitionp. 45
Personal Healing Therapyp. 46
Healing with One Bowlp. 46
Clearing the Chakras with Seed Mantrasp. 47
Healing the Headp. 49
Healing the Front of the Bodyp. 52
Healing the Feetp. 52
Healing Therapies for Clientsp. 54
Opening and Closing a Healing Sessionp. 54
Relaxation Therapyp. 56
Positioning the Client and Placing the Bowlsp. 56
Striking the Bowlsp. 57
Relaxingp. 57
One-by-Onep. 58
Reversep. 59
Additional Technique for Inducing Tranquility in the Mindp. 59
Healing Prayerp. 60
Positioning the Client and Placing the Bowlsp. 61
Preparing for Healingp. 61
Healing Prayerp. 62
Mantras for Healing the Chakrasp. 64
Muladaharap. 64
Svadisthanap. 64
Manipurap. 64
Anahatap. 64
Vishuddap. 65
Ajnap. 65
Sahasparap. 65
Balancing the Chakrasp. 66
Positioning the Client and Placing the Bowlsp. 66
Share Heart to Heart Healing Energyp. 67
Opening the Third Eye Chakrap. 68
Balancing the Chakrasp. 69
Warm Water Therapyp. 69
Positioning the Client and Placing the Bowlsp. 69
Warm Water Therapy on the Frontp. 70
Warm Water Therapy on the Backp. 72
Clearing the Chakrasp. 75
Client Positioningp. 75
Bowl Placementp. 75
Striking the Bowlsp. 76
Clearing the Internal Energy Pointsp. 76
Grounding the Internal Energy Pointsp. 77
Stress and Depression Therapyp. 77
Client Positioningp. 77
Bowl Placement and Setupp. 78
Striking the Bowlsp. 79
Removing the Bowlsp. 82
Therapy to Ease Anger, Aggression, Arthritis, and High Blood Pressurep. 82
Client Positioningp. 82
Bowl Placement and Setupp. 82
Striking the Bowlsp. 83
Ear Therapyp. 85
Client Positioningp. 85
Choosing the Tingshap. 85
Striking the Tingshap. 85
Using Crystals with the Bowlsp. 86
Puja - A Prosperity Practicep. 88
Using Singing Bowls with Other Healing Modalitiesp. 90
Acknowledgementsp. 92
Photography and Drawing Creditsp. 94
About the Authorp. 95
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