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Meditation + Music = Powerful Medicine

Meditation has been known to be a powerful remedy for anxiety, fear, depression, high blood pressure and other debilitating emotional disorders. In recent times, numerous studies have show that the brains of meditators are significantly healthier, more developed, and more complex than the brains of non-practitioners. In 2011, Harvard graduate Sara Lazar and her team [...]

By |2018-02-11T20:54:30+00:00March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Master of the Good Name

Passage from Chapter VI – Master of the Good Name from Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom *************************************************** And so, the Baal Shem Tov established a musical tradition of melodies that have no lyrics. He knew all too well that music engages the mysteries beyond all words and awakens the heart. When we [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:19+00:00August 5th, 2015|Book, Education, Middle East, Peace, Sufi|0 Comments

Sham’s Last Teaching

Passage from Chapter V – Sham’s Last Teaching from Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom **************************** By the time Jalaluddin Rumi reached his mid-thirties, he had not yet written one word of poetry. The poems that today lift up our spirits, advise us on how to live our lives, enrich our yoga classes, [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:19+00:00July 30th, 2015|Book, Education, Middle East, Peace, Sufi|0 Comments

“Tame the Monkey”

Below is a short excerpt of Chapter IV “Meditation, Unity, and Why You Should Tame the Monkey” from Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom. ***************************** But the mind doesn’t just jump from “tree to tree,” it consistently analyzes and judges as well. The mind is like a butcher knife; it slices reality and [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:20+00:00July 27th, 2015|Book, Education, Middle East, Peace, Sufi|0 Comments

Far Away Dove

Passage from Chapter III – Far Away Dove from Divine Attunement: Music as a Path to Wisdom **************************** It was a beautiful and most enchanting poem and it touched the young rabbi deeply. He realized that the dove was not just a dove; she was a symbol for something else. He knew the dove stood [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:20+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Book, Education, Middle East, Peace, Sufi|0 Comments

Sacred Ecstasy

Chapter 2 – Sacred Ecstasy You are there, standing among several indigenous men and women whom you have never met. Everyone around you is drumming and chanting. The drumbeat is tantalizing; it feels so good to be a part of such a group. The collective group’s presence slowly overwhelms your individuality. As the beat gets [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:21+00:00July 17th, 2015|Book, Education, Middle East, Peace, Sufi|0 Comments

Concerts of Mystical Music

I have recently had the great privilege of curating an ongoing series of musical performances at the University of Philosophical Research. I had originally been introduced to the University and the Society of Philosophical Research when I was scoring David Lebrun’s film, Proteus several years ago. It was during that time David visited the University’s [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:22+00:00April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Music, Dance, & Spirituality

India has always been a place of wonder. With its beautiful heritage that traces back thousands of years, India is granted to be stimulating and inspiring. Its abundance of richness in tradition and culture makes it one of the most exotic places on earth, and often rewarding to those seeking to explore the intimate and [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:23+00:00April 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments