The Spiritual Significance of Music
I believe that the the spiritual significance of music is an
intelligence, and consciousness that we are all given by our life.
Babies in the womb respond to music and as our ears our emptied of the
water at birth sounds/music begin their profound influence on our
life. Music is the highest spiritual entity that I know about in my
life. Music transforms our daily life moment by moment.
We walk, run, dance, sing, chant. whistle, hum, groove to music our entire
life. We are moved to tears by music and of course it is the key
element in all rituals of the human experience. We are born into
musical sound, and we pass to the next dimension with music as our
friend and guide.
Painting by Phillip Hughlett
©2007 Philip C. Hughlett
One of the sadness I feel about modern civilization is that the
birth right to be musical has been taken away from many humans who
have suffered from very narrow minded and uninformed teachers of
music as well as society in general when there is criticism of any
human of failing to sing or groove to some artificial standard.
What we know about music is that it comes to each individual in a
personal way and when our outpouring of singing or grooving is
approved of and encouraged great things happen for each
individual. All of us succeed when we are surrounded by love
— David Darling, October 2008