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Musicial Vibrations and Chakras

Started by Donna Malus. Last reply by Jeremy Main May 29, 2014. 32 Replies

Just thought I'd add the charts I have for the Chakras and the notes here. It might be easier to find.There is a lot more to both the chakras and musical healing, but this is a nice little…Continue

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Comment by Lisa Davidson on January 31, 2016 at 12:14pm

Dear Janet Thompson, I would really like to see the music of those High German prayers.  Whenever you can get around to it.  Thanks very much.

Lisa Davidson

Comment by Evelyn L Abston on May 27, 2013 at 3:30pm

Hi Jeremy:

Thank you for providing more information on this very important sacred tree. 

Comment by Evelyn L Abston on May 25, 2013 at 2:33pm

Thank you Philippa for sharing the healing qualities of the Yew tree. This is good information to know.

Comment by Evelyn L Abston on May 2, 2013 at 2:15pm

Hi Philippa:

My intuition says you are moving in the right direction and will see some phenomenal results. 

Comment by Evelyn L Abston on May 1, 2013 at 1:56pm

Hi Philippa:

Let me know how your workshop goes and if I have permission to use your format. I feel strongly about passing this knowledge on. I think I have mentioned in a previous comment, but there is an angelic metaphysical store close to where I live and I know they would be interested in it. I could develop a healing sound workshop teaching others to use the Psaltery in their healing work along with using color. Let me know your thoughts.

Comment by Dave Holeton on April 30, 2013 at 1:31pm


I found a website that has some information on sound and color.

Sound Color Light Therapies


Here is a website that has several books that have information on sound and color.

Books on Sound and Color Therapy


I don't have any of these books.  I think there is a lot to learn with this topic and a quick online search shows that there are some places that offer training for certification.


Some of what I have read indicates color can have an impact from two methods.  One impact is through the eyes and what a person sees.  Another is by a given light on the skin.  I think some of us might get some success with the use of colored light as seen by the person.  I would leave the concentration of light on the skin to those who have million dollar labs and have established success for given ailments with given colors of light.


Using light during music has been in practice for years.  If the color of the light fits the music, the listener sees the light and hears the music and the whole experience is enhanced.


With that as a simple starting point, I think learning more about color and the way we tend to react to color is a good place to start.  Here's a website that shows lots of color charts that offer opinions on the impacts of color on humans.

Color Charts




Comment by Evelyn L Abston on April 30, 2013 at 11:23am

Hi Dave:

I never thought about using color with music, but it makes sense, colors are made up of frequencies. Keep sharing your knowledge. I want to learn more. can you recommend a book that describes the process of color and music or have you developed a system?

Comment by Dave Holeton on April 30, 2013 at 11:05am

800-810nm refers to color in the 800-810 nanometer range. 

Color Spectrum Example

There has been some medical development of lasers and other parts of the light spectrum for healing purposes.  800-810nm is just beyond the red that most of us can see. 


I think adding color to music might be a good place to explore.  I have an old box that lights lights according to the frequency in the music.  Blue tends to be high notes from a violin, yellow is for mid-range, and red is for low frequencies.  Would light or color in a room enhance a musical experience?



Comment by Evelyn L Abston on April 29, 2013 at 3:52pm

Hi Jeremy:

I do not understand "Coming across EM coherent light use in the 800-810nM bracket for analgesic and tissue regeneration uses" Can you please explain. The more I read about the way we can incorporate the Psaltery for healing, the more I want to learn. There is a store close to where I live that has a lot of healing classes for the community. I would love to develop a class around this. I am already a Master Reiki practitioner and I feel the Psaltery would be a complement to incorporate.

Comment by Janet Thompson on April 29, 2013 at 9:39am

Havent posted in a while.  The winter and spring have been busy.  I've had the chance to work with a unique healer of late.  She is a Old Order Amish woman who practices Brauche, or Pow wow/ Speilwork.  Its a faith based form of healing primarily of spoken prayers.   However, she had a copy of what would almost be a hymnal containing sung prayers.  there is no meter, no bars to mark the staff,  just notes and words.  I'm humbled to be allowed to see them, much less copy and play them.   

She's found the sounds of my soprano psaltery energizing and  has allowed me to sit and play some of the songs with her while she prays over a patient. 

The feeling within the room becomes heavy, in the way you'd remember being wrapped in a warm blanket when you were young.  Comforting and peaceful.  Neither of us is sure yet why this is, but it does seem to be helpful to the patient.  Its a very odd situation.  Heathen playing amish prayers upon a psaltry while the healer prays in high german.  

I'll try and format some of the songs to put up here.   and see what others get out of them.


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