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The Contribution of Indian Music to Music Therapy

  • By Vidhi Sharma
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Music therapy is a growing field that uses the power of music to enhance physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Indian music, with its rich history and diverse forms, has contributed significantly to this field. Indian music has a unique system of rhythms, melodies, and scales that have been used for centuries for healing and spiritual purposes.

In recent years, Indian music has been used extensively in music therapy to treat a range of conditions such as anxiety, depression, stress, and chronic pain. The use of Indian classical music, devotional music, and folk music in music therapy has been shown to have positive effects on the physical, emotional, and psychological health of patients.

The main contribution of Indian music to music therapy is its ability to induce a state of relaxation and promote mindfulness. The use of Indian ragas (melodic modes) has been found to have a calming effect on the mind and body. The rhythmic patterns of Indian music are also used to regulate breathing and heart rate, which can help patients manage stress and anxiety.

Indian music also has a strong cultural and spiritual significance, which can help patients connect with their cultural roots and find meaning and purpose in their lives. The use of devotional music and chants in music therapy can provide patients with a sense of comfort and belonging.

In conclusion, the contribution of Indian music to music therapy has been significant and continues to grow. The use of Indian music in music therapy offers a unique and effective way to promote healing and well-being, making it a valuable addition to the field of healthcare.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781805252795
    • Manufacturer: Barbour Publ Inc
    • ISBN 13: 9781805252795
    • Publication Date: 03/24/2023
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Vidhi Sharma

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