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Breath Sounds 4

Hari Om
Monday is AUM-day; in search of meditation

This month, the background for meditational practice will be the sound of the flute. Wind instruments, after the drum, are the most commonly found in every part of the globe.  Drumming was the first sound and easily made, visceral and earthly. Once ways were found to use breath to create varying sounds, the spirit was lifted higher… contemplate these things and breath is such an integral part of the meditational process.

St George

Hari OM

Sounds-day is for listening/viewing a variety of devotional items from and for all ages and traditions.

We saw yesterday, the fuller story of St Geroge the martyr. Finding music to celebrate St George, however, is rather tricky - it's as scarce as ... dragons teeth! A little fun for the day, then, with the more popular version for the English celebration of the saint...

St Geroge, Prince of Martyrs

Hari OM
Story-day is for cultural exploration, puraanas and parables and finding out about leading lights in spiritual philosophy.

St George's day is celebrated as England's patron saint on April 23rd. This is different from the orthodox celebration which, as you will hear, has two feast days for him. Here is the saint's story.