Chod: Musical Examples Part IV

Composed by Shunda Wallace Music Therapist Chod incorporates a woven texture combination of text, melody, visualization and gesture while utilizing Tibetan instruments that include the two-sided damaru drum, the Tibetan bell, the thighbone trumpet as well as the human voice. In this particular practice there are two practitioners of Chod. In this practice meditators are
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Chod: A Musical Tibetan Spiritual Practice Part II

Composed by Shunda Wallace Music Therapist Historical Information As a spiritual practice, Buddhism is neither monotheistic (belief in one all powerful deities) or polytheism (belief in many deities). There is not one deity that is worshipped Buddhism. Buddhism is more of a spiritual path based on the practices of Buddha to attain “nirvana” “enlightenment” or
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Chod: A Musical Tibetan Spiritual Practice Part I

Composed by Shunda Wallace Music Therapist Introduction/Prospectus Eastern Spiritual “practices” has become a way to bring us back to ourselves in the stillness and silence of meditation unlike living in a western world where the things determine our self-worth by what we acquire. Thinking about the next new toy, clothing item, vehicle, boyfriend, degree and
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NARCISSISTIC PERSONALITY DISORDER: Etiology Article 501

Composed by Shunda Wallace Music Therapist The Etiology of Narcissistic Personality Disorder is the defining psychological injury that occurs during early childhood typically after some emotions have developed but before regulation of the emotion empathy is learned. Etiology is the cause, set of causes, or manner of causation of a disease, condition or disorder (not
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