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World Music Day 2020: Be tuneful to beat stress

The Free Press Journal | 21/06/2020 11:02 AM | Click to read full article

Music is long known as a powerful therapy that can aid healing – both physical and mental. Can it help us combat the coronavirus? “Not directly”, Aarti Sinha, 56, the only ‘sound healer’ in central India told Free Press. But it can help boost immunity, improve respiratory system and battle depression – all of which are valuable aids in dealing with the pandemic.

When the bowls are hit with a special gong, they produce sounds, according to chakra frequency and that has a healing effect. Sound therapy can help bring down blood pressure and release ‘feel good’ hormones.