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Think Calm


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About the course

What will I learn

Dr Hariharan's course is a combination of - Diagnostic Vedic Astrology and Indian Music Practices. Through Vedic Astrology, clients will receive personalized insights into their health and lifestyle. On the other hand, clients will experience the healing powers of Indian Music through listening to therapeutic compositions created with traditional Indian musical melodies and instruments. These compositions aim to induce relaxation, reduce stress, and positively impact emotional wellbeing.

Benefits of this course

By combining Vedic Astrology insights with the therapeutic effects of Indian Music, clients will gain a deeper understanding of their emotional states, learning practical techniques to promote immunity, optimism, and positive energy in their life.

Incorporating in my life

Clients are motivated to listen to the therapeutic Indian music composed and released by Dr Hariharan. They are also given options to learn and practice specific techniques based on their individual needs and environmental situations.

About the specialist

Dr. M. Hariharan is a highly accomplished Music and sound specialist from India. He possesses extensive expertise in both North and South Indian music traditions, having trained since the age of 7. With a PhD in ethnomusicology from India and an Honorary PhD in Music Therapy from the USA, he has established himself as a prominent figure in the field. Dr Hariharan has travelled widely and participated in numerous international conferences, spreading the healing powers of Indian Music Therapy to various countries. His unique approach combines the ancient wisdom of Indian music with the modern science of music therapy to promote overall wellbeing.

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Ancient & scientific relevance

Ancient texts that refer to this

The Natya Shastra, attributed to sage Bharata Muni, is a Sanskrit treatise on the performing arts, dating back to a compilation between 200 BCE and 200 CE, providing comprehensive insights into the field.

Music, as per Natya Shastra, impacts well-being by facilitating emotional expression, enhancing mood, and stimulating the mind.

Modern research & publications

Research paper: Effect of Indian Classical Music Therapy on Depression, Anxiety and Stress Levels in Patients with Depression Measured by DASS-21: A Pilot Study

Author(s): Sunitha.G., Sharanabasappa Algoodkar, Smitha.P.S.

Abstract: Indian classical music therapy has been found to enhance mood and emotional state and showing improvement in levels of depression, anxiety and stress in humans. Its ability to induce relaxation, enhance mood, promote mindfulness, and improve concentration contributes to its potential therapeutic benefits

Introductory session

30-45 mins LIVE 1:1 online introductory session with Dr. Hariharan.

The session will be facilitated by the Leela Life Concierge Desk.

Plan for the intro session

Start with the basics of Vedic Astrology and how it can provide personalized insights into health and lifestyle

Get introduced to the concept of using Indian music as a therapeutic tool for relaxation and emotional well-being

Engage in an interactive Q&A session ask questions, gain deeper insights, and clarify doubts about the course

Plan for overall course

The specialist will be tailoring the course for you and the exact number of sessions will depend on multiple factors such as need, inclination, interest, absorption and more.

The plan below should give you a rough indication of how many sessions will it take for you to inculcate the learnings from this course in to your regular life by yourself.

Live 1:1 online course
5 sessions
Duration of each session
60 mins
Course price

Session 1

Introduction to Holistic Application of Music for Overall Wellbeing
  • Overview of the session's holistic approach
  • Explore the intricate connection between music and overall well-being, delving into how holistic practices encompass the realms of mind, body, and spirit
  • Share your experiences with music and its impact on your emotions

Session 2

Meditation and Kirtan (sacred chanting and singing)
  • Experience a guided meditation session focusing on relaxation and mindfulness
  • Explore the spiritual significance of Kirtan in Vedic traditions and experience it firsthand through a session with traditional chants and musical elements

Session 3

Medical Astrology and Diagnostic
  • Understand the concept of medical astrology and its role in holistic health
  • Explore how astrological charts provide insights into wellbeing, discussing specific planetary influences on physical and mental health

Session 4

Planetary and Sacred Chants
  • Discuss the connection between planetary energies and musical elements
  • Explore how specific planetary influences can be incorporated into musical compositions
  • Get introduced to sacred chants associated with different planets

Session 5

Music for wellbeing and listening effects
  • Discuss the integration of Vedic principles into modern music practices
  • Guided through an active listening session with curated music
  • Discuss the emotional and mental responses elicited by different musical compositions

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Dr. Hariharan

Renowned Music and Vedic Astrology Specialist

Course price
5 sessions • Weekly
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