Do Sounds Have Healing Properties?

There are may articles on the web about crystal bowl healing.  Here is just one example:


“Healing Properties

Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, MD, a cancer specialist of Cornell Medical Center, NY, has found using the bowls, especially with simple chant and meditative practices, assist his clients to come into marked improvement and recovery rates over those using just standard allopathic treatment. Many other practitioners are offering both studies and anecdotal testimony in their use.  I find them to be an extraordinary tool for simply bathing the client in rich sounds, which generate deep feeling states of wellness and relaxation. This can lead the body into a place of homeostasis, which assists the body in self-generative healing. ”


Excerpt from The Art of Crystal Bowls for Meditation, Healing, Balance … (n.d.). Retrieved from