Someone once said that “music soothes the savage beast.” I have also heard that the quote is actually supposed to be “savage breast” meaning that it can bring a state of calm. Certainly music can be very healing, and music is used at various times of day to help balance the doshas. Music can be used to help with concentration, and it can be used in meditation. There are some beautiful instruments that are used in Vedic Music that actually feel like they are resonating with different parts of the body. Music therapy is a relatively new science here in the west, but in India it dates back to the origin of Ayurveda.
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