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Good Vibrations: A Five-Step Sound Practice to Quiet the Mind

In Ayurveda, simple daily practices, called dinacharya, attend to the five sense organs—eyes, ears, nose, tongue and skin—the way we take in the world. Just as the foods we eat, the air we breathe,…

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Sound: Expression of the Infinite or Cosmic Mind

The word mantra has two components to it: Man, which is the root sound of the word mind, and tra, which is the root sound of the word instrument. So, the word mantra literally means an instrument of …

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A Gift of Insight from Sound

I recently had a small encounter with destiny so small that I could have ignored it entirely. A man came to visit me who had devoted his entire life to spirituality. He told me about his many visits t…

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6 Famous Mysteries That Have Already Been Solved (Slideshow)

  Some things in life, no matter how much evidence there is to the contrary, will be perceived as unsolved mysteries or unexplainable phenomenon. From missing royalty to contagious bodily habi…

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Sound Leading to Pure Awareness

Repetition of a specific Sanskrit word, or mantra, results in sound vibrations that gradually lead the mind out of its normal thinking process and into the silence that underlies thought. Before th…

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Primordial Sound: Nature’s Finest Vibrations

Once a person learns to transcend, his mind is opened to itself in a fresh way. That is very beneficial, as we have seen, but it is not the whole story. You can also learn to manipulate the subtle lay…

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Living With Green Music

Green-leaning musicians have been on the forefront of the environmental movement since its inception. From staging benefit concerts, to converting tour buses to biodiesel fuel, to creating solar recor…

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Are Plants Good Listeners?

Prince Charles was widely ridiculed 20 years ago when he declared on television that he talked to his plants. "I just come and talk to the plants, really. It's very important to talk. They respo…

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Is the Sound of Nature the Perfect Fifth?

On a walk near my house the other day I listened to the crickets and thought, could they be chirping in a perfect fifth? I had been learning about how listening to perfect fifth tuning forks can bri…

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