Recitation of the sacred Avesta Holy Gathas

The Gathas are 17 Avestan hymns traditionally believed to have been composed by the prophet Zarathushtra (Zoroaster). They form the core of the Zoroastrian liturgy (the Yasna). They are arranged in five different modes or metres. The Avestan term gāθā ("hymn", but also "mode, metre") is cognate with Sanskrit gāthā (गाथा), both from the Proto-Indo-Iranian… Continue lendo Recitation of the sacred Avesta Holy Gathas

“Namo Avalokiteshvara”, a Buddhist chant of compassion – PLUM VILLAGE

The Plum Village Monastery (Vietnamese: Làng Mai; French: Village des pruniers) is a Buddhist monastery of the Plum Village Tradition in the Dordogne, southern France. It was founded by two Vietnamese monastics, Thích Nhất Hạnh (a Zen master and Buddhist monk) and Chân Không (a Buddhist nun), in 1982. In Buddhism, Avalokiteśvara (Sanskrit: अवलोकितेश्वर,… Continue lendo “Namo Avalokiteshvara”, a Buddhist chant of compassion – PLUM VILLAGE

Namo’valokiteshvaraya Chant – PLUM VILLAGE

In memory of our beloved teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh we are releasing our best recording of the Namo’valokiteshvaraya chant of compassion, which was recorded in the Still Water Meditation Hall, Upper Hamlet, Plum Village, France, in autumn 2020. For a full listing of upcoming live-streamed ceremonies in honor of Thich Nhat Hanh, visit:… Continue lendo Namo’valokiteshvaraya Chant – PLUM VILLAGE

Gentle Sufi Music مولانا RUMI

The Turkish ney is an end-blown reed flute, an Ottoman variation on the ancient ney. Alongside the Turkish tanbur lute and the Turkish kemençe fiddle, it is considered one of the most typical instruments of Classical Turkish music. The ney also plays a primary role in the music of the Mevlevi Sufi rites (semâ). A… Continue lendo Gentle Sufi Music مولانا RUMI

RUMI مولانا – Through Love | Buddha’s Lounge

Through Love all that is bitter will sweet.Through Love all that is copper will be gold.Through Love all dregs will turn to purest wine.Through Love all pain will turn to medicine.Through Love the dead will all become alive.Through Love the king will turn into a slave!Rumi Listen to RUMI's full playlist on Spotify @… Continue lendo RUMI مولانا – Through Love | Buddha’s Lounge

RUMİمولانا |Open your ear

"O one who is incapable of accepting the light without the hijab. At least hear the words of wisdom, which is a light hidden in the letters.” RUMI Ey hicapsız nurları kabul etme yeteneği olmayan kişi. Hiç olmazsa harflerde gizlenmiş bir nur olan hikmet sözlerini duy.” Not Christian or Jew orMuslim, not Hindu,Buddhist, Sufi,… Continue lendo RUMİمولانا |Open your ear

What is Sufi Music? The Sound of Islamic Mysticism

In this episode, we finally dive into one of my favorite topics - Sufi Music. We discuss its history, practical uses as well as theoretical, philosophical perspectives on the role and power of music to affect the human soul, all from the perspective of Muslim Sufi writers. Thank you again to Mosa'ab Elshamy for… Continue lendo What is Sufi Music? The Sound of Islamic Mysticism

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Celestial Hierarchy (Sequentia)

The final CD of Sequentia's Hildegard von Bingen complete works project was recorded for SONY in November 2012, and released in 2013 as a single CD. Since 2014, Sequentia's recording of the complete works of Hildegard von Bingen has been planned for release as a 9-CD box set on the DHM/SONY label. Unfortunately, there have… Continue lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Celestial Hierarchy (Sequentia)

HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Voices of Angels / Voices of Ascension

Hildegard of Bingen (German: Hildegard von Bingen; Latin: Hildegardis Bingensis; c.1098 – 17 September 1179), also known as Saint Hildegard and the Sibyl of the Rhine, was a German Benedictine abbess and polymath active as a writer, composer, philosopher, mystic, visionary, and as a medical writer and practitioner during the High Middle Ages. She is… Continue lendo HILDEGARD VON BINGEN – Voices of Angels / Voices of Ascension

Bach: Mass in B minor | Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

One of the greatest musical works of all time: The Thomanerchor Leipzig and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig perform J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor (BWV 232) in the Church of St. Thomas on July 28, 2000. The stunning backdrop to the performance is particularly fitting since Bach was music director of the church (Kapellmeister) from 1723… Continue lendo Bach: Mass in B minor | Thomanerchor and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig