Category Archives: Music

Why Raga Therapy is more effective than other music

Like many valuable stuffs, our Indian heritage comprises of a treasurous element called ‘Shastriya’ or ‘Ragadari sangeet’. Our ragas, primarily ancient ragas, had been derived  considering a rational aspect relating to mind and health issues. There are 72 melakarta ragas (parent) from which other numerous ragas have been created.  An ancient text, Swara Shastra states… Read More »

How British singer Tanya Sings ‘Gulon Mein Rang Bhare’

If you desire something wholeheartedly without any ifs and buts, it can snap you high till the skies. Passion and determination makes one advance to any unlimited extent. Tanya wells is a true upcoming example. Doing it once again she presents a famous Ghazal ‘Gulon Mein Rang Bhare’, written by Faiz Ahmed Faiz and sung… Read More »

TEDx Features Deforia Lane – A Must See

Overwhelming are the tiny tales narrated by a renowned music therapist Dr. Deforia Lane, which are related to the infants heeling during a delivery. Immensely satisfying feelings emerges to observe that sound vibration heeling is creating its place in the world where human’s genuinely positive vibrations are missing. In the coming era, where the fetuses are arriving… Read More »

Positive Yoga blend With Music

Finally India has touched the edge of genuinely healthy living by bringing Yoga into their lifestyles, thus to the Indian culture. Even the busy bees try to join the yoga classes or retreats. The first big round of applause goes to Baba Ramdev, the Yoga Rishi. And second one goes the westerners to adopt and… Read More »

Few Ways to Incline Kids towards Indian Classical Music

The kids of my music premises are the proper west freak. I often interview them why they like western music more than the Indian. One of them shared a piece of experience with me on this, “West songs are a good source to enjoy and share the company of other kids.” Which was a clear and… Read More »

Comparison between the Ragas Bhupali and Shuddha Kalyana

Let’s talk about a few ragas covering  the circumference of the Kalyana Family. Like the members of a family, the ragas share the basic traits but still possess their own individualistic nature, attribute and temperament. Raga Bhupali and Shuddha Kalyana, both belong to the Kalyana Thata or Kalyana parent raga. Both the ragas are similar in… Read More »

Indian Classical Version of Adelle’s ‘Hello’

Gone are the days when people listened to the good music, appreciated, made it trending and finally the track went adrift in the wind with time. Apart from perceiving, people brood over the track to provide it a unique flavor. Creativity and trying something instinctive is trending implicitly nowadays. Especially, Indian music, when fused with… Read More »

How a Therapist creates Music using Heart-beats

Music therapist and a guitarist Brian Schreck creates emotional music involving the heart beats of terminally ill children especially for soothing the grieving parents who lost their kids. Schreck, who works at Starshine Hospice and Pallative Care, believes in the power of heartbeats creates genuine music using the heartbeats as the rhythms. “Internal rhythm is… Read More »

Learn Music To Increase Memory

Music is beyond what we think. Recent Music Therapy researches have proved that indulging in any kind of music improves Memory, Retention and Grasp. Longer periods of listening or playing music resonates the brain’s cortical and subcortical areas and makes us recall the past knowledge and experiences clearly. The valley manor care center of Montrose recently… Read More »