Musical Ritual and Ritual Music
Music as a Spiritual Tool and Religious Ritual Accompaniment
Keywords:musical ritual, spiritual tool, sacred sound practices, arati, gender wayang
This article explores music as a religious ritual accompaniment within the realm of Balinese Hinduism in Bali, Indonesia, and the spiritual dimensions of music as a “tool” and a “ritual” in itself, within the Hindu-based Siddha Yoga practices and philosophies of sacred sound and the devotional worship of arati.
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