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Category Wellbeing 10 May 2019

Ragatherapy: Indian music's healing powers

There is hardly a culture in the world that does not recognise the healing power of music. In biblical times, it is said that David played the harp to rid King Saul of a bad spirit. As early as 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the ancient Greek father of medicine, played music for his patients. In the 13th century, hospitals in the Arab world contained music rooms for the benefit of the patients. The first structured use of music therapy in the Western ...

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