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The Tibetan Singing Bowl is an ancient instrument that was first used around the year 400 BC.

The instrument consists of a circular metal cup with a pin. You play it by either turning on the bowl or rub the swab against the outside of the bowl. The dish comes in many different sizes.

The bowl main part is the edge. Smooth edge is what controls and provides the specific connotation. The rim may be as thick as the rest of the dish, and then gives a softer sound (Yin). The dish can also have thicker edge than the rest of the dish and the tone gets stronger (Yang). The Tibetan Singing Bowl tones can be sensitive or very intense depending on how you play. It is important that the cup is not prevented because the noise is due to vibrations that occur in the bowl.

The bowls are used by Tibetan monks. They use it for prayer and meditation for its calming effects. The bowls is also said to have a healing and cleansing effect.

Whether it spread a shield of energy so it is widely recognized that music has a healing effect on people, both physically, mentally and spiritually. Therefore, the Tibetan Singing Bowl, an excellent instrument and, despite its special sound, well-liked by most creatures.

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from Some of the instruments in the recordings, released February 18, 1965

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Ekiwojjolo Uppsala, Sweden

Ekiwojjolo was founded in 2010 by Benil Steimer and since 2015, he plays together with Peter Nylund.

The music is DIY Lo-Fi recorded and is focusing on psychedelic, kraut and avantgarde.

Ekiwojjolo (Luganda) means butterfly and pronounced "edjiwoodjoloo".
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