Today, 21st June, is the day when the world celebrates two special days. With Yoga to stay fit in the morning hours, music follows the whole day to provide peace to the tensed nerves…basically mental peace.
Music has all the wonders you need to fit for every occasion. Hence the motive behind celebrating this day. In 1982 in France Music festival Fête de la Musique was conceived with the idea of promoting music experts along with preparing variety of musical propagandas on the same platform.
Importance of music
When we are feeling melancholic, music soothes the nerves by letting emotions flow and when we are happy, we start humming. In both the cases, music plays its important role. Because of its healing and soothing properties, music therapy came into being and now is deep rooted. Earlier only our holy books had a mention of music as a great healer, but now the modern healing therapies have also adopted music as one of the healing powers. As per Rigveda, if you chant your deity’s name with music then your deity will bless you by dwelling in your heart.
Music has all the powers to cure both physical and mental ailments. Indian classical music is not only a source of entertainment; it is a link between nature and human body. Indian classical music creates a positive effect on health. The seven notes “saat sur” create a special impact on human body. The seven chakras that have been mentioned in human body through the Vedas regulate the various body parts or organs. Though music can be enjoyed anytime, yet if heard at the time designated for the ragas, it has a strong impact on the ailments and helps in curing the same.
There are many ragas which are used for therapies. Take a look at some and their schedule and effects.
- Raag Asavari – 5a.m. to 6a.m. is the ideal time for this raga. It helps increase confidence and is good for pregnant women.
- Raag Bhairavi – 5:30a.m. to 6a.m.Benefecial in spiritual development. Also helps ease arthritis and sinusitis.
- Raag Ahir Bhairav – m. to 9a.m.helps cure indigestion, arthritis and high blood pressure.
- Raag Mohanam – first part of midnight…helps ease migraine and tension.
The importance of music in a person’s life is very extensive. Scientists have proved that music therapy has the power to eradicate health problems to the extent of 80 percent. Music actually helps maintain mental balance. Music has no religion, nor does it know any borders. It makes you happier; it enhances your physical strength, lowers stress and makes you sleep better. It also helps strengthen your memory. Music unites nations, it unites hearts.
Put more music into your life and enjoy the benefits it gives you. Spread a word of awareness about music.