The Tibetan Voice is now manifesting more and more in the West as a means of creating resonance that effect both the Celestial and the Gaia energies. A number of Westerners, including myself, have now developed the Tibetan Deep Voice and are sharing it with others here in the West. Women, as well as men, have been able to receive this sound through being in the sounds field. I initially received the Tibetan Voice from the Gyume Monks by being in their field. This occurred after I recorded the Monks for the first time in the West during their historic visit in 1986. I went home to listen to the recording of the Monks in my crystal grid and fell asleep. The next morning I awoke with the ability to create their sound. It is an example of what I call “Harmonic Transmission”–in which the sacred knowledge and techniques of masters are transferred simply by their presence.
The use of vocal harmonics as a sacred and transformation tool all but vanished here in the West. In some of the Mystery Schools that survived, there has been continued knowledge of the power of vowel sounds. These vowel sounds have been understood to convey great energy and some realize that many of your Divine Names may be encoded as vowel sounds. We will add one more key to this puzzle. Inherent in each of the vowel sounds are particular harmonics. So that if an individual were able to properly intone the vowel sound name of a deity so that the specific harmonic resonated, what you would have would be a melody. In other words, when correctly intoned, these Divine Names as vowels would actually be sonic formulas that would resonate to the frequency of a particular deity.
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With harmonics of the voice, we are usually talking about overtones that are anywhere from twice the frequency of the fundamental, up to 15 times the fundamental. While it is possible that harmonics can conceptually represent sound turning into light (because when a sonic frequency is multiplied by 40 octaves it turns into the electromagnetic spectrum which we call light), the harmonics produced by the human voice are well within the audible spectrum. Yet, they have profound effects.
The use of vocal harmonics date back to before your recorded history. They were utilized in Atlantis and Lemuria, and then later on in Ancient Egypt and your other Mystery Schools.
Please tune in December 9th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. This show will be a very special retrospective you won’t want to miss.
This will be the 36th episode of “The Healing Sounds Show” which began in January of 2007. We’ve had many extraordinary guests, including Gregg Braden, Rick Allen, Deva Premal, Steven Halpern, Sharry Edwards, Don Campbell, Lauren Monroe, Joshua Leeds and many many others. My first questions to each of these guests is: “How did you get started?” Their answers are always entertaining and most enlightening.
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Thus far, we have discussed various aspects of sound, including concepts such as “frequency”, “intent”, “vibrational resonance”, “visualization”, “vocalization” and other aspects of using sound to shift frequency. Last issue, we mentioned the idea of a “harmonic language.” It is time now to begin to deal with the subject of harmonics, or overtones, as they are also known.
You have heard the term “harmonics” used in many different areas–from the Harmonic Convergence to many sacred science writings. I particularly like the reference to shifting the harmonic resonance of the Enterprises’s shield on “Star Trek: Next Generation.” Yet how many of you really known what “harmonics” are?
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Even if one has developed to a high degree the ability of telepathy, sound is still utilized. Because it is a powerful energy that is much more than pure thought. It is a physical frequency–a third dimensional energy. Remember, in your development with sound, that the carrier of the consciousness, of the thoughts you send, will still be sound. It is an easier and more efficient means of communication–at least here on the third dimension.
Please tune in November 11th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Kutira & Raphael
Kutira & Raphael are internationally musicians and teachers of high consciousness. Born and raised in Switzerland, Kutira Decosterd traveled at the age of 21 to India and Nepal, where she studied with yoga and tantra masters. In the West she explored cutting edge psychology and combined the teaching of East and West into a teaching called Embodied Spirituality. Her strong background in meditation, breath work, NLP, Hakomi, Bioenergetics, and non-violent communication (NVC) has made her an internationally known and accomplished teacher and seminar leader. Raphael F. Sharpe is a gifted keyboard musician.
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Although the word ‘frequency’ is used for both sound and light, it may be misleading our thinking. A pound of feathers is not related to a pound of gold, nor is a cup of hot coffee related to a cup of flour, even though we can stretch for some relationship if we try.
Furthermore, if one looks closely at light, as a wave, the visualization of electric and magnetic components smoothly propagating as orthogonal sine waves was made up years ago for simplifying the equations.
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Many frequently ask about dolphins and dolphin sounds. Dolphins have the ability to send and receive sonic frequencies of 180,00 cycles per second. That is 10 times faster than humans can perceive–human hearing ends at about 16,000 cycles per second. Dolphins have the ability to project multi-dimensional holographic images on their sounds. In a series of clicks, a dolphin can encode encyclopedic information upon sound. And another dolphin can receive and understand this information.
Image by jasoneppink via FlickrThe harmonics, which I am fond of using and sharing, are an aspect of sound which bridges the different dimensions. I believe that these vocal harmonics also represent the new mantras of the 2lst Century and that these sounds will be a form of non-verbal communication we are in the process of receiving. In the very near future, I will discuss with you this work with harmonics. Be aware that sound is a very gross energy. It is a very slow moving energy. And it is a very physical energy. It has the ability to rearrange molecules and actually change 3rd dimensional matter. That is a great power.
Please tune in October 14th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Dr. Darren Weissman
Dr. Darren Weissman is an internationally renowned physician, speaker, educator, developer of The LifeLine Technique, and best-selling author of The Power of Infinite Love & Gratitude, An Evolutionary Journey to Awakening Your Spirit published by Hay House. Darren earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology at the University of Kansas and his Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine at the National College of Chiropractic. His post- graduate studies have included Applied Kinesiology (AK), Total Body Modification (TBM), Neuro-Emotional Technique (NET), Neuro- Linguisitc Programming (NLP), Neuro-Modulation Technique (NMT), Chinese Energetic Medicine, Natural Healing, and many other forms of energy healing.
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Mantras (or the “frequencies”) by themselves may not be as powerful and effective as when they are coupled with visualization (or the “intent” if you like). This is not saying that they will not work by themselves, but only that they work better when a specific visualization is added. Awareness of this may alleviate some of the worry about the uninitiated using specific mantras and the dangers inherent in this. It is relatively simple for an individual to create a certain sound. One can pick up a book and find a mantra or hear such a sound on a tape and repeat it. However, it requires some discipline and concentration to add a coherent thought form to that visualization. It has been found that when an individual is at the level of being able to effectively unify the energies of sound with specific thought forms they are also at a high enough level of consciousness to be able to handle the fields they are invoking.
In my previous blogs we discussed the concepts of “frequency” and “intent”. “Frequency” is the rate at which an object vibrated and is also a way of measuring sound. “Intent” is the energy behind any created sound. Together, these two elements create how a sound may be used–it’s effect for healing, transformation or whatever. In other blogs we discussed the concept that we are all unique vibratory beings and that the frequency (or frequencies) for one individual would be very different than the frequencies for another individual. I would now like to return to return to the concept of “Frequency + Intent = Healing”.
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I would like to suggest that there may be some significant differences in people, from the vibrations of their physical body parts to the vibrations of their etheric fields. And I would like you to contemplate the importance of this as we delve more and more into the world of sound. Be aware that it is also possible to encode other frequencies onto the body and that it is possible for a person with the best intention, to encode a frequency of a certain rate that they deem correct and healing on to another person. And if those frequencies do not resonate with the person, it is possible for that person to be put into a state of imbalance by these frequencies. I have seen this happen.
Please tune in September 9th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Deva Premal & Miten
Deva Premal & Miten are musicians known for their meditative spiritual New Age music, which puts ancient Hindu mantras into atmospheric, contemporary settings. Since 1991, Life partners Deva Premal & Miten have toured together, offering concerts and chant workshops worldwide.
Deva Premal is a classically trained musician and gifted singer. She grew up singing mantras in a German home permeated with Eastern spirituality. Together with Miten, their albums include: “The Essence”, “Love Is Space”, “Embrace”, “Dakshina”, “The Moola Mantra” and their latest: “In Concert.”
With regard to the chakras and its associated energy fields, we would like you to consider that in certain traditions for example, a mantra which is given an initiate will change as the initiate undergoes spiritual transformation. What sound worked to resonate a chakra at one level changes as the individual changes and another mantra is to be used at that time.I like to ask this question to audiences; “Do you think that your heart chakra vibrates at the same rate as the Dalia Lama or Mother Theresa?” It is a valid question.
Dear Sound Friends: It is with deepest regret that I inform you that on August 21, 2009, Dr. Peter Guy Manners, one of the most extraordinary pioneers in the field of sound healing passed on from this planet.
It was a great honor to have had Dr. Peter Guy Manners as a mentor of mine throughout the 1980’s and into the early 90’s. He knew more about the power of sound than anyone I had ever encountered.
One of the original researchers in the arena of sound healing, he was inspirational to so many in this field. He displayed wisdom, knowledge and experience of sound healing that was astounding and remains so to this day.
At this point in our development, no one has yet come up with an instrument, tape or sound that will work specifically to heal an imbalance for everyone. Certainly some people are remarkably assisted by the specific sounds from instruments created by those who believe we are all vibrating at the same frequency. We know of miraculous experiences that have occurred–wondrous healings and the like–but we also know of people who have not received help through such sounds. And the question is why?
The most likely answer is that, indeed, there are those who will vibrate to specific frequencies that are the same and those that do not. This is very simply most close to the truth as we know it.
It would seem that even in our traditional medical fields, the different pharmaceuticals that are applied do not work specifically the same for all individuals.
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I must have been too involved in my own personal world lately to be aware of reports of an event that was of extreme importance to me. That is, until I went into my local Target and saw a tee shirt declaring “Woodstock 1969”. I did some math and realized that was 40 years ago. I may have forgotten how many years in the past it was, but I could never forget the event. I was there.
There’s a whole lot that’s being said about 2012 these days. A lot was said about the different 11:11 events that occurred in the 90’s. And, of course for those old enough (and with enough memory retrieval brain cells still working), there was the Harmonic Convergence of 1987.
There is at present on our planet, a great schism in belief regarding resonant frequency. There are those who believe that yes, we all vibrate to the same frequency, whether it is the vibrational rate of the heart chakra or the vibrational rate of the liver. And many of these are people who believe they have indeed figured out the vibrational rate of the various organs, other bodily parts and etheric fields have invented instruments, made tapes or created machines which will somehow project the correct resonant frequency back in to the body to heal what ails you. Some of these people also work with using the voice, either to determine what frequency needs to be added or as a means of creating the correct resonant frequency.
In a recent blog Frequency + Intent = Healing, I discussed the concepts of “frequency” and “intent”. “Frequency” is the rate at which an object vibrated and is also a way of measuring sound. “Intent” is the energy behind any created sound. Together, these two elements create how a sound may be used–it’s effect for healing, transformation or whatever.
When the human body is in a state of health, all bodily parts and associated fields, chakras, etc. are in “tune” and vibrating in a state of harmony with self. A concept of disease is one in which a counter frequency sets in and some body part begins to vibrate out of ease or harmony. A concept of using sound to heal is simply that it is possible to project the correct resonant frequency back into the part of the body (or associated field or chakra), causing it to vibrate back into its normal rate, restoring it to health. This is the basic principle of using sound to heal.
Here’s a bit of news about crystal bowls were we were mentioned. BOULDER, Colo. (Wireless Flash – FlashNews) – Big crystal bowls do a body good. The smooth, resonating sounds that emit from tapping and swirling the fingers around quartz crystal bowls have incredible healing powers, according to Jonathan Goldman, who hosts The Healing Sounds…
We are pleased to announce that Jonathan Goldman’s “2012: ASCENSION HARMONICS” has just won the 2009 Visionary Award for “Best Meditational/Healing Music”. Composed by one of the world’s foremost authorities on Sound Healing, the sonics on “2012” have previously only been heard in Healing Sounds workshops during specific activation experiences. Jonathan Goldman has now released…
Please tune in July 8th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Crystal Tones
William Jones and Paul Utz, musically known as Crystal Tones, are world renowned for their major developments in the arena of quartz crystal bowls. They have literally transformed the field of quartz crystal bowls with their unique innovations. They are considered to be Crystal Bowl Masters. They teach the therapeutic and transformational uses of quartz crystal bowls. In 2008, they received the extraordinary honor of being awarded United Nation’s Ambassador of Peace Award from the U.N.’s Secretary General for work in spreading peace. For more information on William and Paul, their crystal bowls and their work, please visit Crystal Tones.
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“Tantra” is Sanskrit, the ancient language of the Hindu tradition. Like many other sacred languages such as Hebrew or Tibetan, there is frequently not simply one singular meaning that can be applied to the words which we translate. Thus “tantra” is often translated as “continuum” or “unbroken stream” and indicates a flow of consciousness from ignorance to enlightenment. The word also translates as “web” or “warp” and encompasses all that is. Tantra represents the interconnecting energies between all things in this and other planes of existence. Other words used to describe tantra are: leading principle, essential part, model, system, framework, doctrine, rule, theory, scientific work, order, chief part, rule, authority, science, mystic works, magical formulas, means, expedient, stratagem, medicine.
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TANTRA. The very word conjures up exciting images of incense filled rooms, full of throbbing bodies pulsating and vibrating in various degrees of orgasmic ecstasy. Indeed, if you were to do an Internet search with the word “tantra”, you would find over a million and a half websites devoted to that word. Almost all of these sites focus upon sex. Sex is huge. Sex sells. We are a sex obsessed planet. And to many people, sex and tantra mean the same thing. This, however, is simply not true.
There is great confusion today about the word tantra, and understandably so. Depending upon the culture, tradition, viewpoint, teacher and level of awareness, “tantra” can mean different things to different people. At healing sounds we’ve investigated numerous sources and were astounded by the variety of meanings that were applied to the word tantra and the teachings behind it.
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“FREQUENCY + INTENT = HEALING”. Frequency of course, is the actual sound used. Healing was a term used to describe the process of putting something into its healthy resonance. Today I use the term “Frequency Shifting”. Intent, in this formula, is the important ingredient. Intent is the energy behind the sound. It is the consciousness that is encoded into the sound. Intent is very important.
I began to realize that it might be possible for two people to make the same sound and have a very different response, depending upon the energy that was put into the sound.
Please tune in June 10th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Dr. Len Horowitz
Dr. Leonard G. Horowitz is an internationally known authority in the overlapping fields of public health, behavioral science, emerging diseases, and natural healing. Dr. Horowitz received his doctorate from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and has taught at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. His published works several American best-sellers: Emerging Viruses: AIDS & Ebola-Nature, Accident or Intentional?, Healing Celebrations: Miraculous Recoveries Through Ancient Scripture, Natural Medicine and Modern Science, and DNA: Pirates of the Sacred Spiral.
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Many new spiritual scientists, discoverers and therapists are working with the concept of resonant frequency healing to create balance. Many are successful. They have developed different instruments, machines, tapes and other sound devices which project the healthy resonant frequency of a body part, (or, for the matter, of the chakras) into a person.
While some of these devices may be very effective for restoring resonance back to that which is vibrating out of harmony, you all have within yourselves the most powerful, effective and wondrous device for healing that you can imagine.
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Harmonics are there and yet not there, tangible and yet not tangible. They are present and yet not noticed, until the shift begins to occur. First our hearing changes – we can perceive things that are hidden. Next, our voices change – we can create sounds that were not previously there.Then, our consciousness changes and other realities come into our awareness.
Sound healing focuses on the ability of harmonics to create vibrational changes. These changes may occur in the physical body or in the mental, emotional and etheric bodies. When these changes occur, they initiate transformation and healing.
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In many different traditions and cultures of this planet, our connection to source is through sound. ‘In the beginning was the Word.’ The sound! The harmonics. This understanding is both spiritual and scientific. Everything is in a state of vibration.
Everything is frequency. Sound can change molecular structure. It can create form. We realize the potential of sonic energy; we understand that virtually anything can be accomplished through vibration. Then the miraculous seems possible. Through practice and experience with sacred intent, we can learn to shift our own frequencies using harmonics. These sounds can resonate our body, our brain and our etheric fields. We can change our vibrational rate through our own self-generated sounds.
Image via Wikipedia We are living in extraordinary times — times of enormous shifts in awareness, times of great change in culture and society, times of planetary evolution. Some would say that vibrational modulations are occurring. Others would say that it is earth changes. And yet others would say that it is the end of…
Please tune in May 13th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Pat Moffitt Cook
Pat Moffitt Cook, Ph.D., CCMHP, FAMI is the founder and director of the Open Ear Center in Washington State. She is a pioneer in the research and education of cross-cultural sound and music in healthcare and education. For over 30 years, Pat has traveled throughout the world recording and participating in musical rituals and the daily life of other cultures. This includes lengthy studies with a grand master of martial and healing arts in Indonesia as well as a North Indian Hindu village music healer in India. Pat is a teacher, consultant, and clinician certified in many western and eastern modalities of healing. She presents internationally at university, medical, music, and sound therapy conferences in applications of sound technology, auditory stimulation, music and imagery, and on indigenous musical healing traditions. Pat is the author of MUSIC HEALERS OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES.
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Every object has a natural vibratory rate. This is called its resonance. One of the basis principles of using sound as a transformative and healing modality is to understand the idea that part of the body is in a state of vibration. Every organ, every bone, every tissue, every system–all are in a state of vibration. Now, when we are in a state of health, the body puts out an overall harmonic of health. However, when a frequency that is counter to our health sets itself up in some portion of the body, it creates a disharmony that we call dis-ease. This is very simple to understand, yes?
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Everything is vibration. From the chair that you may be sitting in to the computer you are reading this on, everything is in a state of vibration. This is not a new idea. Our ancient mystics have known this for many a millennium, but now our scientists are beginning to understand this and agree with this. It is a wonderful start.
From the electrons spinning around the nucleus of an atom, to the planets spinning around suns in the galaxy, everything is in movement. Everything is in vibration. And if it is in vibration, it is putting out a sound.
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Please tune in April 8th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to http://www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Rick Allen
Rick Allen became the drummer for Def Leppard at 15. At the height of worldwide fame in 1984, he had a car accident that changed his life. Rick lost an arm, but turned personal tragedy into spiritual transformation and continued his musical career. While he was already a hero to millions of young people, he soon added millions of new admirers. His intention with Raven Drum is to share his journey and help others to discover their own paths. Rick’s incredible story is truly the direct inspiration for the Raven Drum Foundation.
New HEALING SOUNDS from JONATHAN GOLDMAN & CRYSTAL TONES The most extraordinary crystal bowl recording ever created!
CRYSTAL BOWLS CHAKRA CHANTS
From Healing Sounds pioneer Jonathan Goldman and Crystal Bowls innovators Crystal Tones comes a new experience in sonic transformation.
Please tune in March 11th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Kailash.
Kailash (aka Kurt A. Bruder, Ph.D., M.Ed.) is the author of Following Sound into Silence: Chanting Your Way Beyond Ego into Bliss published by Hay House. He is committed to sharing tools of mind, heart, speech and song that equip the practitioner for success in the search for happiness. For many years a scholar-teacher in human communication and psychology (and an earnest student of spirituality), Kailash presents a unique blend of wisdom and inspiration useful to those on any path to the Supreme.
In our radio show, Kailash will focus on Devotional Chanting, the use of one’s own voice to cultivate and sustain the highest quality of mental and emotion experience available to human beings.
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Dear Sound Friends:
On February 14, 2009, we celebrated the 7th Annual World Sound Healing Day with people throughout the planet toning an “AH” sound for planetary peace. The main focus of the event was a 12 noon Eastern Time, (US) but there were global sonic events throughout the day. It seems our soundings were most effective.
It’s very exciting for me to share recent data from the Global Consciousness Project (GCP), Princeton, NJ. The GCP uses data collected from equipment throughout the world to analyze and chart what many believe are changes in the consciousness of the planet. For more information on GCP, please click on this link: Global Consciousness Project
Can Divine light show up in your aura?
I had just sent out the completed manuscript of The Divine Name to my editor. I was done with the book. It was the best I could do. I was content.
The next day I attended INATS, the International New Age Trade Show—a yearly event in Denver where authors, musicians, artisans, and many others speak, perform, or have booths displaying their works. Others, such as myself, do signings for those in attendance. The first day had been extremely busy for me, ending that night with my receiving two Visionary Awards, one for “Best Healing/Meditation Album,” which my CD 2012: Ascension Harmonics won, and another for “Best Web Site,” which the Temple of Sacred Sound won. This was a great surprise to me, as well as quite an honor.
My wife, Andi, and I arrived quite late at the show in order to spend a couple of hours looking around at what we had missed previously due to our busy schedule of activities the day before. As the show was just about to close down, I passed by a booth that had “aura photography.”
Please tune in January 14th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to http://www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Dorrine Davis
Dorinne S. Davis, MA, CCC-A, FAAA, RCTC, BARA, is the President/Founder of The Davis Center, Mt. Arlington, NJ, and Davis Sound Research Associates, LLC. She is the author of 4 books including Sound Bodies through Sound Therapy® . She has demonstrated the scientific principles behind the Voice-Ear-Brain Connection in The Davis Addendum® to The Tomatis Effect. Ms. Davis is credentialed in 20 different sound-based therapies and her background as an audiologist, educator and sound therapist provides the foundation to The Davis Center’s unique Total Person approach, called The Davis Model of Sound Intervention®. The Davis Center is considered one of the world’s premier sound therapy centers and Ms. Davis is recognized as one of the world’s leading sound-based therapists.
by Jonathan Goldman
Many of you who have read my books and other writings, or found yourself listening to or reading an interview with me know that I believe “Intent” is a truly important aspect with regard to the power of sound. You may know that over 20 years ago, I created a formula in my first book HEALING SOUNDS : “Frequency + Intent = Healing”. By this I mean that the actual sound that manifests coupled with the consciousness that is encoded upon the sound creates the ultimate effect of the sound. I also included another formula in the book: “Vocalization + Visualization = Manifestation” which pretty much echoed this same concept in a slightly different way. In my latest book THE 7 SECRETS OF SOUND HEALING , I have created yet another formula—one which again is very similar to the other two and seems to encompass even more. It is this: “Sound + Belief = Outcome”.
As those familiar with my work know, the original “Frequency + Intent = Healing” formula came to me while trying to deal with a collection of papers that stacked a foot high. These papers were different systems I’d been collecting for several years from scientists, spiritual teachers, musicians, sound therapists and just about anyone else imaginable who had been working with using frequencies for healing.
Please tune in December 10th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Marcia Feldman.
Marcia Guntzel Feldman has been a Classical Guitarist, Vocalist and Producer in the New England area since 1984. In addition to performing at weddings, restaurants, hotels and corporate events, she plays music to soothe the final days of people in hospice care. With a strong interest in human service, she has also played for autistic children and adults, Alzheimer’s patients, people recuperating from surgery, the elderly and school children.
Please tune in November 12th, Wednesday, at 12 noon US Eastern Time, to www.healthylife.net when I present “The Healing Sounds Show”. My guests for this show will be Joshua Leeds.
Joshua Leeds is a sound researcher, educator, and music producer. He specializes in the field of psychoacoustics-the study of the effect of music and sound on the human nervous system, and bioacoustics- how human sound affects other living beings. He is the author of Through A Dog’s Ear (2008), The Power of Sound (2001), and Sonic Alchemy (1997). His 30+ psychoacoustically designed recordings are used in homes, clinics, classrooms, and animal shelters around the world. Joshua teaches the therapeutic applications of music and sound to musicians, healthcare and education professionals around the world.
The Sound of Light by Jonathan Goldman
The relationship between sound and light has always been fascinating. Many believe there is a one to one relationship between them. Many believe there is not. Some believe sound and light are the same thing. Others believe they are very different. This current blog is dedicated to this subject. After this initial writing, I will contribute other thoughts along with you.
The relationship between light and sound is most intriguing because both are measured as frequencies in cycles per second. Sound is measured from the ten’s to the ten of thousand’s of cycles per second. Light manifests as billions of cycles per second. Therefore, one way of viewing the relationship between sound and light is to assume that light is speeded up sound, or conversely, that sound is slowed down light.
These days we seem to find our planet and ourselves in a difficult situation. Without judgment about why this has occurred, I’d prefer to focus on what could be done to assist this current situation.
Much of what’s going on seems to be a result of what is often called the “footprint of man”-the result of human interaction with each other and with our planet. From this perspective, if we caused it and if we are part of the problem, then we can be part of the solution! Humans are an amazing species and once we become aware of something, we can often focus our attention on it and find a solution. All that may be needed is for a portion of human consciousness to awaken to the reality that there is something that needs to be fixed. The question is: “How does this happen?” How can we as a species begin to become awakened?
Welcome to the Healing Sounds Blog. This website will present an opportunity for you to share you ideas. I will initially post an article on a topic that I believe is relevant to this field. Then, we invite you to contribute your thoughts on this subject.Thank you so much for your participation to this important new resource for exchanging ideas. This first article will remain in its present position until the time when I post a new article for your perusal and feedback.Jonathan Goldman
When I first started in this field, there were two mediums of playback-record albums (lps) and cassettes. No, excuse me-there was another medium that went the way of the dinosaur in less time than you could say diplodocus, and that was the 8 track tape. But regardless, albums and cassettes were both analog. That was about 1980. Sometime towards the end of the 80’s, digital recordings began to manifest-first as digital lps and then as compact discs. The digital controversy in the sound healing community began about then-were digital recordings as healing and therapeutic as analog recordings?