New Age Meditative Singers Karunesh and Deva Premal

May 29, 2011 by  
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I don’t know if you chant but there is something about the Buddhist way of meditation that has healing powers and many people swear by it. If you have Buddhist friends, they will often “chant for you” to wish you well or help you through a roadblock in your life – a truly wonderful concept that really works, just like our “traditional” prayers.

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Traveling the Road to Lhasa

October 23, 2009 by  
Filed under New World Music, News - Nouvelles

Travel along with me, on the road to Lhasa.  The name of this city in the clouds (one of the highest capitals in the world) literally means “place of the gods,” and is the seat of the Dalai Lama and capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in the People’s Republic of China.  While it may be quite a hike to reach the 3,490 metres (11,450 feet) elevation, the journey is well worth it.  It is a transformative experience.

When you consider Tibetan monks, images of meditation and peace probably come to mind.  These holy men are well-known for their chant Om Mani Padme Hum,” which roughly translates to,”Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus. Hail to Him who is the Jewel in the Lotus.  The chants help them along their spiritual journey to achieve enlightenment, or Buddahood: a state that is said to be one of “continuous bliss mixed with a simultaneous cognition of emptiness, the true nature of reality.”

Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet (image from reurinkjan on Flickr)

Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet (image from reurinkjan on Flickr)

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Why a New Age Music Blog?

January 26, 2009 by  
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487v-marcoyeux2Welcome to Marcomé’s New Age Music Blog

You may be wondering why I felt the need to start a new age music blog. After all, isn’t new age music about, well, music? Aren’t blogs supposed to be about pets or fashion or politics? Read more

The Evolution Of New Age Music

January 17, 2009 by  
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Evolution of spiritually acoustic electronic to New Age Music to…

New Age Music

Are the stars aligned for a New Age Music revival? Something weird struck me over the holidays as this year came to a close…While looking at the current top selling albums listing, I wondered what was going on, what year was I presently in and going to? Sarah Brightman, Enya and Loreena McKennitt. Hmm… Yes! are the stars aligned for a New Age music revival? Or is there a connection to a New World music invasion? Read more