Month: December 2010

Ancient Forest Chanting

Many see chanting as a practice related only to Buddhism, yet if you open to cultures prior to the onset of Buddhism you find many forms of chanting.  I would like to share chanting from the Aka and Baka tribes

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Fully Present-Wagogo Women of East Africa

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZJVQhfWYpM&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0] (click on title of this post for full screen) One must be fully present in the moment for the drum to sing. No stories running through the head.  Wagogo women from East Africa know this. Listen to them.

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Masai Women Chanting

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7blEihbh_jg&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0] These young women remind me of the Tibetan nuns chanting and the rhythm used to move energy.

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South Africa – Phuzekhemisi – Ngiyathokoza (Traditional)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6iQeRYlE_o&fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0]

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