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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

Devotional Music & Wisdom Quotes

It is so exciting to release a new music video for the Yuval Ron Ensemble. It is like a birth of a living human being! And this new clip “Ya Rab (Living Wisdom Quotes)” for the song “Ya Rab” from the Cd Seeker of Truth is a unique music video. It is a tool, a [...]

By |2017-02-06T12:34:27+00:00December 9th, 2014|Peace|0 Comments