When we hear soft, soothing music we feel more relaxed, Isn’t it? Music is a universal language. Music has always been an essential factor in our lives, from childhood to being an adult. We have all grown up listening to lullabies and devotional songs from our parents.
Music: A Source of Relaxation?
Music is one of the life’s simple joys which help to calm the mind. Whether we listen to the music of our choice or sing if we can the satisfaction we will feel is priceless. Religious music has tremendous power over the heart and mind of men. It frees them a state of sorrow and depression and shakes off anxiety and lends enormous peace of mind. A devotee who hears to the Bhajan with a clear heart and mind casts off jealousy and enmity. The Bhajan removes all the dirt in mind and shakes off the ego. Music helps in the treatment of many diseases.
Shree Radhe Guru Maa Says “Music can touch the innermost reaches of the soul.”
Research on Music Therapy
Music has been used for numbers of years to treat illnesses and restore harmony between mind and body. But recently, scientific investigations have attempted to measure the potential benefits of music.
They are following:
- Music can help overcome both the sensation and distress of both chronic pain and postoperative pain.
- Listening to music can reduce depression and increase self-esteem ratings in older adults.
Listening to music while meditating, covers any background noises and helps to improve the concentration level. Meditating to music helps you to connect with your inner self-deepen the journey and relaxes your mind.
“Music is a powerful medium that can switch off the stress response and in turn improve our emotional health. Whether one listens to, plays or sings, it doesn’t matter. All of it has proven benefits.”