Contained within the covers of this book is all the information you will need to understand about the care, playing and special techniques of handling and choosing the Himalayan singing bowls for your own personal and professional use. Included are meditation and performance modalities by a modern master of the art, as well as practical healing techniques, concert presentations and recording studio knowledge. Much of the information in this book has never been compiled together or released to the general public before and is the first time to be seen anywhere. This book covers all the basics from beginning studies to advanced knowledge and is a unique treatise written by professional percussionist Emile de Leon, spanning a period of sixteen years of research and study as well as performance with the Himalayan bowls. Included are over fifty photographs of some of the finest bowls you will ever see.