The Mysticism of Sound and Music

Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan

Publisher: Shambhala Publications


Category: Religion

Page: 336

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Music, according to Sufi teaching, is really a small expression of the overwhelming and perfect harmony of the whole universe—and that is the secret of its amazing power to move us. The Indian Sufi master Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882–1927), the first teacher to bring the Islamic mystical tradition to the West, was an accomplished musician himself. His lucid exposition of music's divine nature has become a modern classic, beloved not only by those interested in Sufism but by musicians of all kinds.

The Mysticism of Sound

Author: Inayat Khan

Publisher: Ekstasis Editions


Category: Religion

Page: 128

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First published in 1923, this classic volume contains timeless teachings on the nature of vibration and harmony as the basis of all creation. Transcending the barriers of religious traditions, The Mysticism of Sound explores profound and universal truths in a personable manner that will appeal to any seeker on the path of illumination.

A Sufi Message of Spiritual Liberty: The mysticism of sound and music

Author: Inayat Khan

Publisher: Element Books


Category: Mysticism

Page: 322

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Four books containing most of the master's teachings on sound and music. Inayat Khan was a musician of renown and often expressed himself in musical terms; in this he followed the ancient Sufi saints and mystics. The Mysticism of Sound; Music; the Power of the Word; and Cosmic Language.

The Mysticism of Music, Sound and Word

Author: Inayat Khan



Category: Islamic sects

Page: 273

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The phenomenon of Sati, on account of its dramatic and tragic element, has always commanded considerable attention. This has not always been complemented by adequate analysis. Even when the treatment of the subject has transcended sensationalism, it has not always been sufficiently nuanced. This book hopes to remedy this situation by bringing to bear on the topic (whose relevance the recent recurrences of the phenomena have highlighted) a measure of methodological sophistication which was not possible prior to the emergence of the History of Religions as a discipline.

The Dawn of Indian Music in the West

Author: Peter Lavezzoli

Publisher: A&C Black


Category: Music

Page: 456

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Peter Lavezzoli, Buddhist and musician, has a rare ability to articulate the personal feeling of music, and simultaneously narrate a history. In his discussion on Indian music theory, he demystifies musical structures, foreign instruments, terminology, an