Gandharv Music is a form of music that applies to the sounds of nature and their representation in form of music generated through musical devices.
Gandharv Music is observed in the sounds we here in our daily life, the daily life we are talking about here though is completely attached to nature. Gandharv Music is one of the most appealing forms of music as well due to its properties.
<b>Forms of Gandharv Music</b>
Gandharv music, is found in three forms. Stated as following -
<li>Natural Gandharv Music: This type of Gandharv Music is entirely consisting of the Natural sounds, Gandharv Natural Music can be heard at different times of the day, for example Morning music can be found in the form of the whistle of birds, the sound of the air flowing through the leaves, and the music can also be heard at morning when the Sun rises and the chirping birds welcome it. In the afternoon, when the cold breeze flows through and gives a relaxing effect to whoever experiences it, the music and the sound generated through it can be classified as Gandharv Music as well, in the evening, the return of birds to their nests, the sound of them chirping with the joy of relaxation after a day of hardwork, the sound of leaves swaying through the waves of air, all of this can be regarded as Natural Gandharv Music.
<li>Instrumental and Natural Gandharv Music: Gandharv Natural Music, when played with a musical instrument by nature (here referring to a musical instrument that does not require any electricity or technologically advanced elements) is known as Instrumental and natural Gandharv Music. The instrument is played with an ongoing combination to the Natural Gandharv Music, where Natural Gandharv Music is played in a high tone and the Instrumental Gandharv Music is played soothingly in the background score, this music is played in rhytmic notes only. For example a high note can not be played right after a low note, the music should flow like a wave in the sea, a breeze in the abyss and like the flight of a gliding sparrow. Such is the significance of Instrumental and Natural combined Music playing. The Instrumental Gandharv music can be played by a Flute or a Sitar, these instruments are easily available to purchase from any music store.
<li>Instrumental Gandharv Music: This kind of Gandharv Music is played only in the instrumental form, the method of mastering Instrumental Gandharv Music is to first practice it with Natural Gandharv Music as explained in the Instrumental and Natural Gandharv Music section above, Gandharv music of this kind should be played keeping different kinds of natural sounds in your mind, as soon as you get used to keeping Gandharv Natural Music in your mind, you will start taking out the rhythms as well. The best way to do this is to keep listening to the Gandharv Natural Music and taking your musical instrument along so that you can practice while listening in the form of Gandharv Natural and Instrumental combined music. Instrumental Gandharv music, as specified in the point above, should by rhythmic and must not be high pitch and Gandharv Instrumental music must also not have any high-lows, as it ruins the whole concept of Instrumental Gandharv Music. There are no specific raagas of the Gandharv Instrumental music, similarly as there are absolutely no fixed raagas or soundtracks in the sounds of Gandharv Natural music.
So we have learnt about the different kinds of Gandharv Music, now lets know the importance of Gandharv Music
<b>Importance of Gandharv Music</b>
The Gandharv music is based on nature and sounds emitted by the bounty of Nature therefore Gandharv music is very good for listening, seeing as Gandharv Music gives you the relaxation of nature wherever you are, whenever you want. Gandharv music provides a person with the ultimate peace of mind, it makes you feel like you are in the lap of nature, relaxing and pondering about the beauty God has blessed the earth with, the feeling when listening to such kind of music is very important and helpful.
People have even sometimes admitted that while listening to such kind of a soothing music where natural sounds are in the foreground and the background score is a slow.. rhythmic and lovable tone, they have figured the solution to their ongoing life problems, some of them have even admitted having received the clearness of mind they have never had before and the solutions to their problems which were too obvious but were under the curtains of confusions and problematic disfrequencies of mind.
<b>Experiencing the effects of Gandharv Music</b>
To experience the real effects of Gandharv music, one needs to sit in an area that has a peaceful atomosphere and absolutely no artificial sounds should be heard. Gandharv Music works best in such situations only, where the people are in the best possible natural environment. Gandharv Ashram provides an environment like this for the people who come here, Gandharv Music provides a soothing, heart touching effect at Gandharv Ashram’s premises. Gandharv Music can free you from all your tensions, troubles and problems as well.
So there you go visitors! this was an article for all of you on Gandharv Music, its method of playing and all other informations related to it, Gandharv Music today is becoming steadily popular as more and more people want to feel close to nature, but we ourselves are destroying that experience, therefore we must not only help ourselves, but also take care of our surroundings, we are lucky to have the facilities around us still remaining for experiencing things like Gandharv music, such as Gandharv Ashram, but we must take care of our environment as well and it would be only after that, we will give the upcoming generations surroundings for which they will not only be grateful, but will also benefit and get inspired from that.