Good vibrations from Gonging

Date Posted:9 June 2022 

A holistic approach to wellbeing, gong therapy can cleanse and relax your body by stimulating energy layers within the body.

Matter and energy at the molecular, atomic, nuclear, and subatomic levels, are all vibrating at different frequencies. As quantum physics explains that everything is ultimately energy, vibrating at different frequencies. So, from this perspective and with a metaphysical understanding, we can see the human ‘being’ as consisting of different layers of energy systems: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual. Each of these layers has its own unique vibrational frequency which combines to create your own special frequency or ‘song’.

However, in the presence of illnesses, these vibrations change. Other factors like what we put into our bodies and what we do can also alter our vibrations. Typically, the higher the vibration, the lighter, happier, and healthier a person can be expected to be. On the other end of the scale, the lower the frequency, the denser one’s energies and the heavier the problems. Often this can be manifested in the physical body as pain signals- which is really nature’s own way of getting us to make a change. (Rose. B, 2021)

"Every human brain is both a broadcasting and receiving station for the vibration of thought." - Napoleon Hill

This idea can be further clarified by the below illustration by Bob Mueller and accompanied with an explanation by Dr. Bruce Lipton (Dr Lipton. B, 2015, 49). As you can see the emotional state of fear triggers the body to produce stress hormones and inflammatory agents, while in a state of love the body will respond by releasing positive biochemicals of love instead.


Sound too is all about vibration, whether from the larynx of a person or the strings of a guitar. These sound waves consist of vibrating particles which creates the sounds we hear, the same way our ear drums react to the travelling vibrations in the air.  Dr Bruce Lipton details it further explaining, “......this is where the concept of constructive interference comes in, where two vibrations can tangle with each other, and both add up and both gain more power than either one alone". This entanglement is often conveyed constructively as ‘good vibes’. (Dr Lipton B, 2015)



The same can be said for the good vibes we can attain from the resonant sounds of the gongs, a vibrational instrument that plays soft sacred music and sounds in a geometric pattern. Gonging sessions allows us to be deeply immersed in sounds and vibrations that is believed to have the ability to release stuck energies. Effectively cleansing the internal and bio-morphogenic field of participants- putting them on the path of healing. These cleansing vibrations basically function to entrain the physical body, where the gongs can knead and ease the burdens within the different energy layers. Indeed, through this deep process of relaxation within a quiet meditative comforting state, gonging is a holistic approach to wellbeing. At The Sandalwood Shop, we incorporate the scent of pure Australian sandalwood oil to heighten beneficial effects and relaxation. Our hour-long gong sessions* cost $24 per person with different sessions available throughout the day.

“Everything is energy and that is all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want, and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy, this is physics.” ~ Professor Albert Einstein.

This understanding of life based on Einstein’s paradigm really sees human beings as units and networks of complex energy fields “…that interface with physical and cellular systems”. In short, “vibrational medicine uses specialized forms of energy to positively affect those energetic systems that may be out of balance due to diseased states”. (Beri K, 2018)

In fact, did you know that Greek philosopher Pythagoras reflected and concluded musical intervals as being clear expressions of sacred geometry? Eventually becoming the first person to prescribe music as medicine. As we celebrate the understanding of wellness from a good vibration’s perspective, and with advances in technology, sound and music therapy is indeed coming full circle.


*Bookings for Gong Relaxation Sessions are required.  Details about session times, closed sessions and pricing can be found Here or by calling 08 9845 6817 




Beri. K, “A future perspective for regenerative medicine: understanding the concept of vibrational medicine”, Future Science, Jan 2018, Vol4(3)

Ph.D Lipton. B H, “The Honeymoon Effect: the science of creating heaven on earth”, Hay House, Sept 2015., June 2022

Rose. B J, “The Vibrational Frequencies of the Human Body”, Global Health Initiative, Sept 2021


Comments (3)

A treat while staying at Frankland River Retreat

By: on 16 December 2022
While staying at Frankland River Retreat, I had to head to Albany and was luckily enough to catch a gong session. The gong was great and all the stress melted away enabling me to continue enjoying the peace & quiet at Frankland. Thank you I will be back. Jade Frankland River Retreat

Fantastic article

By: on 3 July 2022
Thank you Sandalwood Shop for this great article. I was not aware of the Greek philosopher Pythagoras so learnt something new today.

The Sandalwood Shop Response
We strive to create relevant content so love that you were able to learn something from our article. Thank you for your feedback. The Sandalwood Shop Team

The wonder of vibrational frequencies

By: on 10 June 2022
Thank you for this article - and the several quotes regarding energy and vibration of thought. If I were in Albany or Kununurra - I would love to attend gong sessions.

The Sandalwood Shop Response
Good morning Lelle, Thank you for your positive feedback, we are pleased that you got something from the article. Nowadays, issues relating to vibration stimulus are certainly not isolated matters in people’s lives. So, stay tuned as we will follow up with an article in August- on the unique resonance frequencies our organs are known to generate and discussing some of the common healing frequencies that research has found to be beneficial to the human body. Best Wishes, G.R from The Sandalwood Shop team.

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