On the Golden Ratio


Several short essays on the golden ratio: Touch Here


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Toward a New Harmonic Framework


First published in The View Beyond, 2011

There was a time when most people believed the universe and everything in it was made of music. The early Hindus were perhaps first to embrace this concept in their musical philosophy of Shabda, a Sanskrit word meaning “sound” or “speech.” Their Vedic texts, written in the form of sacred hymns, were said to embody the divine knowledge of sruti or “what is heard,”... Read More...

Indigenously Indigo


So, what is it about the color Indigo that is so spiritual? Does it trigger something in our psyche or was it simply a matter of happenstance due to the availablity of indigo plants?

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Music Perception



Music is such a personal thing... Read More...

The Harmonic Messiah


I should begin by saying I never intended to write what you are about to read. I'm not in the habit of writing about messiahs. It just came as a result of an innocent curiosity concerning the widespread phenomena of 'seeing elevens,' of which I too seem to be experiencing.

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