There are several method of treatments in the world. Treatment can also be performed using music to improve health. As termed as the 'literature of heart', music helps people to be hopeful combating stress. According to Musical Instrument Specialist, Healing Bowls, Tingshas and Bells are widely used instruments for mind’s treatment.
Sudip Lamsal, the healing master has confined healing bowls to be the essential tool eliminating migraine, depression, patellofemoral pain and sleeping problems. At present context, healing bowls are also referred by singing bowls. Placing the huge bowl in the head and striking it with the drumstick produces a pleasant music with waves. Waves possess certain energies that helps in healing. Moreover, standing on the bowl and striking it with the drumstick benefits the whole body. A regular one week treatment has the power to heal the disease, says Lamsal. Healing Bowls come in different size with “Om Mani Padme Hum” imprinted on it. The bowl is shaped by heating copper, tin, lead, iron, gold, silver and mercury in 300 degrees. The actual price of this bowl lies in between Rs 3,000 - 60,000.
Similarly, Tingshas which are played in various festivals helps to reduce stress and alleviates depression. The price ranges from Rs 500 to 10,000 as per the quality.
Bell is another popular instrument which provides certain kind of relaxation to the soul. In village, there is a belief that ghost runs away with the sounds of bell and shell. Ringing bell in morning and evening has a good impact on body, mind and soul.
Music therapies are becoming popular and the market of healing bowl, tingshas and bells are rising every day. Germans took them useful during sound therapy and massage. The popularity and demand of such instrument is slowly being visible in several Asian countries.
Lamsal who is involved in healing music for the past 40 years says, “Healing bowls are becoming popular in Nepal”. He is one of the producer of Healing Bowls. His factory and shops are located in Patan. His shop “Tibetan Singing Bowl Center” is located on the way of Banglamukhi Temple from Patan Durbar Square. The factory is based in Chakupaat with around 24 workers. Lamsal is quite busy handling the shop and foreign demands.