Author Archives: Moriah Hope

The Healing Powers of Mantra and Bhajan

Through the ancient practice of uttering mantras and singing bhajans (songs with a spiritual theme), we can discover just how powerful words really are as they travel through sound. The above quote, found in medieval hindu literature, describes this power and also poses the paradox of writing about something that can only be realized through

Who Do We Choose to Be?

Margaret Wheatley’s Global Insights Inspire Virtuous Leadership Who Do We Choose to Be: Facing Reality, Claiming Leadership, Restoring Sanity  Margaret J. Wheatley, Berrett-Koehler Publishing, Copyright 2017, $24.95 From earning her doctorate in Administration, Planning and Social Policy at Harvard University to sitting with the Dalai Lama, retreating to a Tibetan Buddhist monastery with her teacher Pema

The Tribe of Light Symphony Orchestra

Music’s journey across the timeline of humanity has evolved, shifted and transformed just like every other aspect of life.

Book Review: Salt Sugar Fat

“As a feat of reporting and a public service, Salt Sugar Fat is a remarkable accomplishment.” —The New York Times Evidence Prompts Deeper InquiryBy Moriah Hope Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us Michael Moss, Random House Trade Paperbacks Taste, cost, convenience. These are the standard points of focus for the processed food

The Music of Momentology

MOMENTOLOGYPatrick KiebzakInterviewed by Moriah Hope Ancient traditions world wide have utilized sound as a journey space to induce trance-like states. The Australian Aborigines speak of a heightened state of consciousness known as “Dream Time” in which the mind becomes so focused and clear that revelations, spontaneous healing, and infinite knowledge can be accessed. “Dream Time”

The Music of Amani Friend

AMANIof Desert Dwellers and Liquid BloomInterviewed by Moriah Hope Ancient traditions world wide have utilized sound as a journey space to induce trance-like states. The Australian Aborigines speak of a heightened state of consciousness known as “Dream Time” in which the mind becomes so focused and clear that revelations, spontaneous healing, and infinite knowledge can

Muses of Musical Medicine: Nick Vann a.k.a. Nobide

Interviewed by: Moriah Hope Photography by: Sam Silkworth Sometimes words fall short of encapsulating the true essence of our life experiences. I often think that successful communication ought to be celebrated more. There is nothing quite like achieved articulation of seemingly ineffable feelings, phenomena, or experience. There is an aspect of communication that I am

The Code of the Extraordinary Mind: 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Success

Author: Vishen Lakhiani Publisher: Rodale Wellness Book Review by: Moriah Hope Maybe you’re like me and you’ve read a multitude of self-help books. They served you well in the moment but for some dang reason you just keep falling into the same old limiting patterns in your life. You’ve read books on chakra balancing, sound

Muses of Musical Medicine -Julia Freifeld

Interview with: Julia Freifeld, Singer & Songwriter, Interviewed by: Moriah Hope Listen Here! The Shakti Journal: To start, share a little back-story on yourself and your motivation to share music with the world. Julia Freifeld: I’ve always been singing my lungs out. I remember in public my mom was always cracking up because everywhere we

Muses of Musical Medicine

With Laura Wilfer, a.k.a. Lowilf, Interviewed by Moriah Hope Humans live in multiple worlds simultaneously: the physical reality, the mental sea of thoughts, the emotional pool of memories… what else? I believe music is a dimension of its own, a time-traveling vibrational phenomenon that carries us through a journey across all timelines. Science shows us

Muses of Musical Medicine Spring 2017

Interview with Erin Dougherty of Little Star Interviewed by: Moriah Hope Ceremonial Photography by: Madelyn Soldner Sullivan It started as a jewel of inspiration glimmering in the ethers. The melody, the lyrics, the meanings and metaphors, bound together within a song seed in the heavens like a star ready to birth a supernova. A mysterious force

One Tribe: Muses of Musical Medicine

We come together to protect our people.

Adam Elfers : Muses of Musical Medicine

Music’s journey across the timeline of humanity has evolved, shifted and transformed just like every other aspect of life.

Unify Festival 2016 Preview

By Moriah Hope September 22nd-25th, 2016 • Santa Fe, NM unifyfest.com Get Tickets: https://tickets.brightstarevents.com/event/unify-fest “High Vibrational” Music, Yoga, Dance, Art, Ceremony and Sustainability on Five Elemental Stages! ~Family friendly ALCOHOL FREE environment~ “UNIFY FEST, September 22nd-25th, 2016 in Santa Fe, NM is a 4-day transformational festival dedicated to unifying humanity, celebrating life, and leaving the land better than