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A misguided intention promoted by fame
on September 10, 2012
This is not a meditation CD. You are not guided through a meditation as the voice portion(cut 1) is separate from the music/sound portions in cuts 2 & 3.
I own and use tuning forks. I get more good from them directly vs listening to this CD of tuning fork sounds. I applaud that they made this attempt. I believe that sound, color, touch and aroma are beneficial therapies. I too believe Dr. Dyer has done much good for humanity. However I was sadly disappointed in this CD. Too much hype ~ too little benefit.
Each time I listen, I have to select cut 2 so I don't have to listen to his voice each time and that gets annoying. I have older electroncis. But I do enjoy the actual music/sounds and do get sort of relaxed, release some tension and that's good.
I recommend several musicians that produce vibrationally good musical sounds most people can meditate to. They aren't guided meditations but offer unique sounds that relax and soothe.
Played low, Breathing Spaces by Jiang Xiao-Qing is a doorway into meditation and relaxation for me. Jiang is Chinese, born in Beijing, and a Chinese zither(Gu Zheng) musician. You can listen to samples of all 11 cuts on Amazon, right now anyway. I often play the CD early mornings as it's a gentle way to get the day going. I may use it also to end my day.
I believe this is the only CD that's just her music, available in the USA. This is also a very good CD to use with Tai Chi and I believe good ones for that purpose are a challenge to find because of the flow needed. The CD insert is in Chinese with English translations and comes with 4 3" sticks of incense in the spine compartment of the CD jacket with little air holes. If you're sensitive to incense you may want to pass on this CD. It is a subtle scent and a clever idea.
I also recommend music by William Wilde Zeitler, a proficient glass armonica musician. This music is not for everyone, but is certainly worth exploring if you've not yet been exposed to the sounds of a glass armonica. Benjamin Franklin use to play an armonica so it's been around for a time. You can listen to excerpts of William's CDs here on Amazon, again for right now. Owning just one of his CDs however is probably sufficient for most folks. I own 4 and enjoy them all.