“If music be the food of love, play on.” wrote the great Bard more than seven centuries earlier, and the statement is as true today as it was then. Music has always been a very important part of human civilisation and its importance in the development of human society cannot be undermined. Just like its influence in other facets of human development, music is also an important part of relaxation. Soothing music calms the nerves and draws the tension and stress of day to day life from our mind. Music does to the mind what a massage does to the body.
For a person like me music and relaxation are inseparable (as I am a lazy music lover). But seriously speaking, music has always been a vehicle of relaxation and tranquility. The eastern civilizations understood this much before the west woke up to the fact. Even today, the music that is most commonly used as meditation music or soothing music for the mind and the body is eastern music. Chants from the ancient Indian scriptures are particularly popular as they evoke an image of the carefree east along with providing us with the relaxation we desire.
Music has always played a major role in the relaxation of the human mind and body. It also is a great accompaniment to meditation and yoga. The correct type of soothing music will make sure that you have a complete meditation experience and will also guide you through the steps of meditation. Inner Splendor Media, a New York based company specialises in providing music albums for meditation, yoga and also deep sleep.