Should You Listen to Meditation Music When You Meditate?
Article by Kip Mazuy
There are the schools of meditation that say you should not meditate to music, that you should only meditate in silence.
But what if there was music that actually deepened your meditation? That simply by listening to the music, you were able to experience far deeper states of meditation than you would without listening to the music.
So first we have to consider what makes good meditation music.
Any meditation music where there is a drum beat should be thrown out. Because any drum beats or rhythms will keep your heart rate high and this keeps you from moving into the very deep states of relaxation where true meditation takes place.
Another thing to consider is what you are actually listening to. If you are listening to music that is purely synthesized, meaning the actual sounds you hear are made from electronically produced sound waves, then such music can give you a headache and not be conducive to meditation.
Another thing to consider is the meditation state of the musician making the music. If the musician has attained a high state of meditation, then their meditative state will be recorded in the music that you hear.
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