It is the origin of the music, the inspiration from beyond, which is important;
It is not purely the sounds, it is what the sounds express.."
- The Mother
"I don't try to play music: it's simply a sort of meditation with sound.."
- The Mother
Music - The Mother's Organ-play on 29th Feb. 1960, the first anniversary of the Supramental descent..
"When I heard his music for 1st time, something suddenly opened up & I was right in middle of the place..from which true Harmony comes"
—Mother after listening to Sunil's piece below
Music—New Year, 1965
"The new music is looking for instruments who have the opening to bring it down. It should not be mental but spontaneous & as a result of meditation & direct opening.." - Mother's words as remembered by Narad
Music - Om Choir, 2019
"Indian music, when there are good musicians, has almost always a psychic origin; for example, the rāgas have a psychic origin, they come from the psychic.
The inspiration does not often come from above.."
- The Mother, 27 May 1953
"..ते ह देवा ऊचुर्हन्तासुरान्यज्ञ उद्गीथेनात्ययामेति
The gods were weaker, mightier the Titans..
& the gods said,
Let us by the उद्गीथ overpass the Titans in the yajna"
बृहदारण्यकोपनिषत् (1.3.1) by #SriAurobindo
Music—Sāmagāna by Udgātā-s
(Bhakti Compositions - Muslim Influence - Folk Traditions)
"New religious or mystic forms & disciplines attempted to seize (also) the emotions & the senses" - #SriAurobindo (ibid.)
Music - Raga Darbari Sargam
(Preservation - Purandara Dasa's Influence - The Three Jewels)
"The enlarged secular turn was compensated by a deepening of the intensities of psycho-religious exp.." - #SriAurobindo (ibid.)
Music - Raga Abheri
(Popular/Folk Music - Global Influence - Cinema)
"3rd stage should render him capable of..a generalised spiritual life…
But unhappily it synchronised with a decline of Ind. culture" - #SriAurobindo (ibid.)
Music - Rajasthani Folk
"The Word has its seed-sounds.." - #SriAurobindo (ibid.)
Music - The 22 Shrutis, by Dr. Vidyadhar Oke
"The Word has its rhythms..It's no disordered vibration.."- #SriAurobindo (ibid.)
Music - Thaat Kafi (Komal Ga & Ni), Devaki Pandit
"The Word moves out into great cosmic measures,—& acc. to the rhythm is the law, arrangement, harmony, processes of the world it builds.." - #SriAurobindo (ibid.)
Music - Bhatiyar Raga, Adi Tala