Soothing Music to Calm Your Frayed Nerves

Soothing Music to Calm Your Frayed Nerves

If (like me) you spend many hours on a computer, having some music in the background can really make the difference in what kind of day you have. Here are four pieces of music that are perfect for listening to during or after work to relieve tension and help you relax: Sri Chinmoy As this site is inspired by The Jewels of Happiness book, it is worth mentioning that the author Sri Chinmoy was also a noted performer of meditative music who gave many concerts for peace at venues all around the world. At the start of these concerts, Sri Chinmoy would enter, humbly bow to the audience, and then meditate, enabling thousands of people to participate in shared moments of peace and silence. Then Sri Chinmoy would play his own compositions on a variety of different instruments, including flute. This flute performance is from a 1984 concert in Melbourne, Australia. http://www.radiosrichinmoy.org/wp-content/uploads/media/100-8-7765/01.Bamboo-flute.m4a Agnikana’s Group Many of Sri Chinmoy’s meditation students have also been inspired to perform his music at concerts around the world. Agnikana’s Group is one such group, most of whose members come from the small town of Zlin in the Czech Republic. When you listen to them play, you feel a sense of sitting serenely beside a stream, which washes away everything that is bothering you. This music is really a balm to the nerves. http://www.radiosrichinmoy.org/wp-content/uploads/media/bhagaban-agnikana-senkyrovas-group-65/153-6-1.m4a Alap Alap is a very highly regarded musician from Switzerland who creates compositions that have aptly been described as “musical landscapes.” The sound is very expansive, and when you listen to it you feel that all your worries are dissolving in...
Three easy ways to open up your heart

Three easy ways to open up your heart

The spiritual heart is not a muscle or a physical organ, but a chakra, a centre of consciousness inside our body. When we learn how to concentrate and meditate on our heart-centre, we will soon develop a real sense of happiness, fulfilment and joy.

Seven practical meditation-secrets

Seven practical meditation-secrets

Although meditation is an inner process that mainly takes place in the silence of our mind and heart, there are a number of practical steps we can take to make our meditation fruitful. We call them the ABC of meditation. Here are seven useful tips.

Seven secrets for a long life

Seven secrets for a long life

Living long ranks high on most people’s wish lists. With the scientific, nutritional and spiritual knowledge freely available nowadays, a long life is within easy reach for most of us. Here are seven secrets to help add some years, perhaps even decades, to your life.