Sound healing is an ancient meditative practice that uses sounds vibrations to accelerate the process of self-healing. Everything in the Universe vibrates at a certain frequency. When exposed to certain sounds, human body, which is also vibrating, may be in harmony or not with the environment.
What is noise? Noise is the combined vibrational multitude of different tonalities/sounds that are not in harmony. This results in the sound of noise, a vibration which is not only unpleasant, but also damaging to the physical body. If you listen to the sounds present in nature, you will notice the world of difference between those sounds and the noise produced by man-made contraptions. Refrigerators, air conditioning, gaming consoles, power plants, cars, trucks, buses, aircraft and so on (the list is long!) all emanate sounds that are not in harmony with nature. Unless we move to the countryside, the mountains or an island where there are no human developments (urban or industrial), its pretty hard to be 100% away from artificial noises. We can only act on changing the things we can directly influence. No need to blow up the power station next to your house, please. Make a list of all the bothersome noise elements in your daily environment and start working on reducing them. An example could be to better sound-proof your home or office, which would reduce the incoming vibrations. It can be as simple as placing rugs on the wall or floor, installing double or even triple-paned glass windows, removing appliances from “quiet” areas, using wood paneling or wooden floors.
Other vibrations around
Unless we are neo-luddites, most of us accept the convenience of electronics and wi-fi in our modern lifestyles. They are necessary for work and communication in this day and age. However, we must understand that excess usage and exposure to these devices can be harmful to our health. We are electromagnetic beings and these devices can interfere with our natural electro-magnetic balance.
During the night, free the bedroom of any electronics. Use a traditional alarm clock instead of sleeping with your phone next to your head, to avoid the radiations. If you are moving to a new house, before you even look at the building structure investigate the electrical situation on and around the house. Look for any wi-fi and network boosters on the roof or around the house. Know where the nearest generators or electric power stations are. If any are attached to your potential future home, run away and don’t look back!
Music is the polar opposite of noise. Harmonious sounds allow Ki to flow properly in your environment. This type of Music can be used to vibrationally clean the space. Music can be used to uplift your emotions. Music and the Dao are very much related. Music is in everything. The music of the stars and planets. The music of Earth. The music of our relationships. The music of our own inner existence. It is a powerful tool to understand and utilize to our benefit.
Kotodama refers to the Japanese belief that mystical powers dwell in words and names. Kotodama may be translated in English as “Sacred Sound”, “Power Word” or “Magical Sound”. The notion of Kotodama presupposes that sounds can magically affect objects, and that ritual word usages can influence our environment, body, mind, and soul. Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, used it as a spiritual basis for his teachings. Aikido is the superlative way to practice the Kotodama. It is the means by which one realizes his true nature and finds ultimate freedom.
Qi Gong Healing Sounds
Different sounds have been used in self-healing practices since ancient times. Combines with breathing techniques and unique body movements, healing powerful sounds may accelerate the functioning of certain organ systems or the energy flow through the meridians. More about Qi Gong healing Sounds will be detailed in a future article.
From Water to Grains of Sand
Thoughts are forms of vibrations that affect the environment. This has been scientifically proved by Japanese famous book author Masaru Emoto, in his book “The Hidden messages in water”. Mr. Emoto demonstrated that the molecular structure of water changes if exposed to different thoughts and emotions. Human consciousness is affecting the Universe around.
Other experiments have been done by placing sand on a metallic plate and exposing different types of music vibrations. The sand is rearranging itself according to the music that is played. Press here for video.
A change in vibration impacts the human body at all levels.
Crystal Bowls Meditation Healing Benefits
Reinforcing Energy Flow
When the Crystal Singing bowls are played the vibrational sound touches our bodies on a molecular and crystalline level, the body is a network of vibrational fields and energy currents, each individual resonates at his or her own vibration.
The sound of each crystal bowl will impact the whole body, each bowl corresponds to one of the chakras. Vibrational sound healing addresses imbalances or blockages, helping to balance the chakra system and re-energize the body.
The notes of the crystal bowls are tuned to specific vibrational frequencies (notes) found within the human body, when the sound moves through our body the sound penetrates into our cells and rebalances them through oscillation and resonance.
Mind / Emotional / Physical Relaxation
Studies have shown that sound has a direct impact on the mental processes, muscles, nervous system, digestive system and circulatory system. Alignment with the tones of the Crystal Singing Bowls is one of the most dynamic forms of sound healing. One reason sound heals on a physical level is because it so deeply touches and transforms us on the emotional and spiritual planes.
Balance the Physiological Functions
Sound can redress imbalances on every level of physiologic functioning and can play a positive role in the treatment of virtually any medical disorder causing a harmonious transformation.
Different for Everyone
Each individual is unique as to which energy centers require balancing, so people find themselves drawn to different tones each time they experience the bowls being played.
Triggering Intuition and Connection with Inner Self
When the Crystal Singing Bowls are played, we immediately go into a state of full receptivity and relaxation.
Better Quality of Sleep – Crystal singing bowls have the ability to slow your brain wave patterns, creating more delta waves. These are the dominant waves present during your sleep. In this way, singing bowls can help bring deep sleep by releasing your stress and worries.
Crystal Bowls Healing Meditation – a personal experience
For the last three years, Ki Train studio has been hosting monthly sessions of Sound Healing Meditations, led by the Intuitive Healer Mrs. Melanie Sarginson. Melanie started these healing group meditations using her knowledge about energy healing. Melanie plays the bowls intuitively, based on the energy dynamics of the group. I can’t stress enough how people leave the studio after one hour of being exposed to this practice: they are relaxed, deep rooted in their inner beings. I have seen it over and over again. Some of the participants discover forgotten emotional scars during meditation. Memories and thoughts are triggered by the powerful and magical vibration of the crystal bowls. Once self-awareness is achieved, self-healing process may start.