“I am not my thoughts, emotions, sense perceptions, and experiences. I am not the content of my life. I am Life. I am the space in which all things happen. I am consciousness. I am the Now. I Am.”
~ Eckhart Tolle
How beautiful are these words! ❤ Some questions just cropped up in my mind. Can words create a void? Do words generate energy ? Of course, they do. But, it is more about meanings they convey. For instance, many Sanskrit mantras I found very powerful, like-
“Aham Brahmaswarupini | Mattah Prakruti-Purushatkam Jagat | Shoonyam chashoonyam cha…….”
from Devi Athrvashirsha or
“ Asatoma sadgamaya| Tamasoma Jyotirgamaya |” from Surya Atharvashirsha. etc
Words like these convey powerful meanings. These vedic mantras has been repeated in several stotras. But, there is more than meanings , for sure, when it comes to a language. The science of sound? I personally believe that Sanskrit is a very evolved language and must be preserved. Nature sounds come first in this list. Neither too loud , neither to fast or slow. Perfect tuning, perfect balance, perfect harmony at which we are designed to work best. 🙂 And after that comes music. No matter how tired and frustrated you are listen to some good music and it will lift your mood up, just in a jiffy.
“Harmony sinks deep into the recesses of the soul and takes its strongest hold there, bringing grace also to the body & mind as well. Music is a moral law. It gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything. It is the essence of order…”
Good music has an instant effect on your mood like Allopathy and mantras affect you like Ayurveda or Naturopathy – a long term holistic approach toward your mentle health. 🙂 Right reading , right listening and right relationship are– key to a healthy mind and body which leads to a healthy life. At any stage of life if the state of mind, body and relationship is healthy , it is a success. Whatever small or big we do, it is a success.