Sound or vibration is the most powerful force in the universe, and music is a divine art…

–Paramhansa Yogananda


The consciousness that went into composing music will come out through the listener.

I’m still contemplating the truth of that sentence, so feel free to respond with a dissenting opinion. From my understanding that is the basis of Nada yoga.

Music can heal. It can calm…agitate….energize. It can stir up all sorts of emotions and reactions.

El-D has pointed out that I play a lot of music in the minor scale in my evening yoga classes.  I didn’t set out to choose minor songs, it just happened when I was putting the songs together for a class I wanted to be relaxing and peaceful.

One of the yogis in Tuesday night’s class described it as “soothing.”  I think they’re best enjoyed in the dark with flickering candles. 🙂

Here are a few songs from the playlist:

And I can’t find a youtube with Kitka’s rendition of Otche Nash, but this song of theirs is somewhat along the same lines…