Antique Tibetan Ultabati Singing Bowl. D2 Note (Sacral Chakra)
Weight 6 lb 10 oz (2.26 Kilos). 34 x 16.25 cm (13 ½ x 6 ½ inches)
This spectacular old Ultabati singing bowl has an amazing vibrant energy that one can physically feel without touching.
The fundamental struck note is an excellent low second octave D accompanied by subtle G#2 and C#2 harmonics. However, it is the played rim note that really sets this bowl apart. This note is also a second octave D that is transformed into the enegetic rumbling, growling and resonant sacred OM that one associates with Tibetan Buddhist chanting.
It is perhaps the very best example of this sound that we have come across in a singing bowl. It has everything to do with its downward sloping lip and unique shape. It’s proportionally lower than normal, has a slightly bulbous form and finely crafted walls. It is relatively light for such a large bowl, and is therefore easier to support in the hand when playing. This bowl will also produce excellent fountains if played with a little water inside.
This is a really lovely bowl with a pretty shape and an attractive pale golden colour. It has been extremely well forged and in excellent condition, free of stains and blemishes.
A truly special bowl!
The price includes a Tibetan silk brocade bowl cushion; a large padded striker, and a teak and suede ringer.
Listen: (2 struck notes and 2 played notes, the first with the bowl on a cushion. and the second handheld)
Note: As this is an unusually heavy bowl there will be a surcharge to cover the additional cost of shipping and insurance to destinations outside the UK. Overseas buyers will later be invoiced at cost for any shipping and insurance shortfall (estimated to be around $100 to USA and Canada).