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Music and Spirituality

WHY Music: Piano & the Crypt -- Transforming the Energy of Space

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 09.29.2014 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

The word spiritual comes from the Latin root, spiritus, which means, "to breathe life into." In that moment, however, the great halls of one of the world's most famous churches felt anything but spiritual.

Music and Spirituality

Sadhguru | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

Dear Sadhguru, How are music and spirituality connected? I would like to know how I can make playing a musical instrument into a meditative and a spir...

The Soul of Mindfulness: 7 Tips for Groovin' With Your Practice

Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC | Posted 07.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Melanie Harth, Ph.D., LMHC

The benefits of mindfulness aren't all ponderous and weighty and Buddhist monk-y feeling things. It sweetens our moments, our days, our lives. Gosh, what if we lived more in soulful attunement to the exquisite preciousness of life as it presents itself moment by moment?

Why Music, Part 9: Music and Spirituality

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 07.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Frank Fitzpatrick

Music is one of our most powerful gateways to connect to our spiritual nature -- our divine source -- the unseen, as well as to the universe around us and those other divine beings that inhabit it with us.

Why Music, Part 8: The Messenger

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Frank Fitzpatrick

I see music as an essential component for the conscious awakening of the human race and the well-being of our planet. Music can help us as individuals to better cope with these external challenges and inspire us as a global community to come together in a more harmonious fashion.

Sing Your Prayers: An Interview With Bobby McFerrin

Omega Institute | Posted 08.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Omega talks with Bobby McFerrin about music, spirituality, and the joy of play. "I think play and joy and feeling good deserve more of our time. I don't see why adults are supposed to grow out of those things."

Why Is Mozart A Religious Experience?

Michael Graziano | Posted 08.15.2011 | Religion
Michael Graziano

As a scientist and an atheist, how can I come to terms with my own spiritual reverence toward some instances of music?

WATCH: Paul Simon's Moment Of Pure, Sympathetic Joy (VIDEO)

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 07.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Genuine happiness comes from a responsive (not reactive) mindset, one where life is not viewed as a zero sum game.

Home: Finding Out Just Where That Is

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

In hindsight, I'm certain I was in shock. Shaken. Utterly broken. I turned on the radio dial to Chicago's WXRT as I drove and heard a familiar voice singing.