If you are familiar with Eastern or Buddhist culture and practices then these items need no introduction for you. These bowls are made of pure brass and have Sanskrit and Tibetan carvings of mantras, and in some instances sacred geometry. These items are seen of as yantras helpful for meditation and other spiritual practices. When used these bowls emit positive and calming vibrations. If properly applied these vibrations and sounds can put you into a trance or cleanse the atmosphere around you. Enliven the ambiance of your home using authentic bowls made not only with adept but also loving hands.