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Music

Audio Lecture: Listening to Music and Oneness

As we listen to music, and move with it, we can become one with it. In this way, music has the potential to connect us with the ultimate truth: that all is one.
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“A New Approach to Singing”

What if singing were also equally in- and out-breaths, so that the singer would wait at the end of every phrase for the breath to enter by itself?
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“No Wrong Notes in All of Life”

If there is no not-God, then there can be no wrong notes
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“All As Intended”

There can be no wrong notes, for all is Intended. It's just that some are judged wrong (and that's also as Intended).
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“The Primal Art”

In 1940 Stravinsky delivered the Charles Eliot Norton series of lectures at Harvard University. They were entitled “The Poetics of Music.” I feel certain that whoever came up with the title was not a musician. For it is backwards.
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“Leaving a Little for the Viewer”

I used to finalize all my paintings, stopping when they appeared to be balanced.
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Video: The Didgeridoo & Brain Patterns

The repetitive patterns that naturally arise in playing the didgeridoo are, Dr. Diamond suggests, brain patterns that need to be released.
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“The Enlightened Musician”

The purpose of meditation, Zen master Dogen taught, was not to become the Buddha-Nature but to realize that we already are, that we always are.
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“True Musicians Go Beyond the Notes’

Virtually all musicians strive to perform the composer's music note-perfect.
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“We Never Hear the True Music of the Composer”

Within us, in our Deep Unconscious, there is only ever Pure, Pure Love: the God Within, the Soul, the Buddha-Nature, the Innate Perfection.
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