Significance of Ringing Bells in temples

The bells are commonly called “Ghanta”, derived from Sanskrit. The temple bells are made specifically by five metals (copper, silver, gold, brass and iron). This represents ‘Panch Mahabhoota: earth, air, sky, water, fire’. They are created to have specific long strained sound waves of “OM”. It helps evil spirits to get away from inside and around your surroundings. The echo of these ringing bells awake our inner spirit and clean our mind from negative thoughts, and helps to concentrate only on your deity. The sounds of the temple bells lasts minimum for seven seconds that touches seven healing centers or chakras of our body. Many believe that the bells ring to attain God’s attention and to accept our donations and fulfill our wishes. The ringing bells also maintain the spiritual atmosphere of temples and help to increase faith and belief.