Thursday, October 25, 2012

MUSICAL SECRETS OF AYURVEDA


Music therapy is a branch of Ayurvedic science where music is used as an effective management for numerous diseases. With the help of music therapy, it is possible to restore, maintain and improve the emotional, physiological and psychological well being of a person. This is mainly because of the articulation, tone and arrangement of swaras (notes) of a raga (melody) that tends to stimulate, cure and alleviate health ailments.

As the philosophy of Ayurveda states, everything in our world has a unique personal vibration. All matter animate and inanimate has this unique personal vibration distinct from all matter. Only when there is an unhindered and free flow of this energy within a person is that individual in good health. When there are disturbances in the flow this causes illness within the person.

Benefits of Music therapy:
  1. Controls negative aspects of our personalities like stress, worry, bias, anger, etc.
  2. Cures various health problems like migraine, abdominal pain, backache, liver dysfunction, etc.
  3. Works on a whole host of conditions ranging from Insomnia, high or low blood pressure to Schizophrenia and epilepsy.
  4. Improves happiness, peace, health, concentration, etc.

Ayurveda has several methods that it can use to restore balance in the body’s energy flow restore the original state of health like:
1.  Yoga, Pranayama & meditation
3. Herbal preparations
4. Music therapy


Ragas and Doshas:

Indian Ragas when heard in specific timings works on all the three Doshas (Vaata, Pitta & Kapha) to balance them and give a natural state of health. For example:

  •  Vaata dosha is balanced with Raga Madhuvanti. Time: 2 pm - 4 pm
  • Pitta dosha is balanced with Raga Ahiri and Raga Charukeshi. Time: 10 am - 2 pm.
  • Kapha dosha is balanced with Raga Bairagi. Time: 6 am to 10 am. It is also balanced by Raga Bairagi. Time: 6.30 pm to 9.30  pm.

Ragas and Diseases:
Music therapy has spiritual connections and is believed to have positive effects on a lot of ailments.
For example :

Raga
Disease(s) it helps to cure
Asavari
Builds confidence
Bhairavi
Rheumatic Arthritis
Sinusitis
Tuberculosis
Cancer
Encourages detachment
Deepak
Indigestion
Anorexia
Hyper acidity
Gall Stones
Gunakali
Rheumatic Arthritis
Constipation
Headache
Piles or Hemorrhoids
Hindol
Rheumatic Arthritis
Spondylitis
Hypertension
Gastritis
Skin diseases
High grade fever like Malaria
Jaunpuri
Intestinal Gas
Diarrhea
Constipation
Puriya
Colitis
Anemia
Hypertension
Hysteria
Shree
Anorexia
Common Cold
Cough

(P.S: As every human being is different according to Ayurveda, all have different cures. So, kindly consult us or an Ayurvedic doctor before taking any herbal medicines.)

This post is written by Dr.Jaina Patwa who is a Chief Ayurvedic practitioner based at Vile Parle, Mumbai, India. She is available as an online Ayurvedic Consultant on Skype. Skype ID - vishwacare

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