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Spiritual Drumming

In nearly all cultures, both past and present, the drum has been used as an instrument of healing; from the Minianka of West Africa, to the shamans of Siberia, rhythm has been used for thousands of years to address any number of health issues. Shamanism is based on the principle that the spiritual world may be contacted through the inner senses in ecstatic trance. The drum, sometimes called the 'shaman's horse,' provides the shaman a relatively easy means of controlled transcendence. Researchers have found that if a drum beat frequency of around three to four beats per second is sustained for at least fifteen minutes, it will induce significant trance states in most people, even on their first attempt.
 
An Active Meditation
The first thing you might ask is how does a drum induced trance differ from a traditional meditation, such as those practiced by Buddhists? The two forms differ absolutely in their approach, because Buddhist-type sitting meditation is generally about emptying one of thought, while shamanic drumming is very active and filled with content. Just like a yogi or a monk, who exists in a spiritual state most of the time because of constant devotional practices, we can readily induce profound states of deep meditation and heightened awareness by using a drum as an aid to meditation. This ease of meditation with a drum contrasts significantly with the often long periods of isolation and practice required by many other meditative disciplines before significant effects are experienced.
 
The capacity to enter a range of trance states is a natural manifestation of human consciousness; the ability to enter trance states makes us a human - not a shaman. What makes shamans unique is their mastery over an otherwise normal human trait. The shaman has sometimes been described as being a 'hollow bone,' one who can enter an altered state without their personal ego. This non-ego hollowness makes a way for Spirit to use them as a healing tool. In this way, the shaman is a channel for higher consciousness.
 
The Way of the Hollow Bone
The hollow bone teaching is an ancient practice, found under different names in Buddhism, shamanism, and Native American spirituality. It is a way to shift your consciousness to become an empty vessel for spirit. The idea is to become a conduit for spirit. When we can move our ego and rational mind out of the way to channel the divine power of the universe through us, all healing is possible.
 
Drumming can be incorporated at the beginning of any healing modalities Vibrationally Sound offers or in any Meditation Session for an additional fee of $20.00 for 15 minutes.