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Paper Title: Receptive Methods of Indian Music Therapy
Authors Name: Dr Tek Chand Koul
Unique Id: IJSDR2102011
Published In: Volume 6 Issue 2, February-2021
Abstract: Indian culture is basically governed by religion and philosophy and its impact can be felt on every aspect of it. Singing and music play an important role in our Indian culture.. Cosmic flow of sound hidden in music was well recognized by the ancient Indian sages so they devised various musical patterns for chanting vedic hymns and for distinct spiritual effects. By using these pleasing sound patterns our nervous system can be relaxed. Music is an essential part for attaining peaceful state of human consciousness, high spiritual functions. The beauty and melody of music can be felt with a sensitive heart only. There are multiple approaches especially when we talk about music therapy with Indian music and these approaches adhere to the rendering style of evolved Indian music that we are familiar with today. Hence, we will need to look at things from the perspectives of today's music for relevancy of the context and base that on the ancient traditional music structure and knowledge. Right from the Swaras to Raags, the music has evolved and we can say that we are using the modern version of our traditional art form based on Vedic knowledge and what has come to us from musicologists and scholars from generation to generation. Pattern undertake by the author gives general guidelines on the various approaches on Indian Classical Music therapy that could help in the assessment of musical preferences during the process of musical selections during treatment planning.
Keywords: Hindustani Music, Music Therapy, Raag Chikitsa, Music Healing, Stress Management
Cite Article: "Receptive Methods of Indian Music Therapy", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (www.ijsdr.org), ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.6, Issue 2, page no.74 - 76, February-2021, Available :http://www.ijsdr.org/papers/IJSDR2102011.pdf
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Publication Details: Published Paper ID: IJSDR2102011
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Published In: Volume 6 Issue 2, February-2021
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Page No: 74 - 76
Publisher: IJSDR | www.ijsdr.org
ISSN Number: 2455-2631

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