Bells have a toning effect that offers therapeutic relief to the body such as muscle tension release, improved concentration and overall positivity. Tingsha Bells are circular brass chimes connected by a leather string used in meditation practices to help focus the mind. Tibetan Brass Meditation Bells are free standing bells which can be paired with a Dorje. Ringing a Bell helps you change your mind state if you feel that your thoughts are drifting away from the present moment. Once you ring the bell, your mind becomes re-focused on the "now"