“Handheld frame drums are the oldest known musical instruments. . . In prehistoric times, their rhythms helped shamans and seers attain the sacred trance state necessary for healing and prophecy. The rituals of the earliest known religions evolved around the beat of frame drums.”
- Layne Redmond in the Introduction to When the Drummers Were Women: A Spiritual History of
Immersion in music as a form of therapy, healing and spiritual connectionI have listened to music before with the intentions of healing, and experienced how it can uplift my mood or help in meditation.
To be a part of the drumming circle is always such a mystical feeling. It's the embodiment of letting go and embracing spontaneity, inspiration...