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Music of the (p)Spheres

Music of the (p)Spheres

This video was recorded at Workshop on The Future of Web Search, Barcelona 2006. This lecture is talking about Nearest Neighbours Once upon a time... Musica universalis or music of the spheres is a medieval philosophical concept that regards the proportions in the movements of the celestial bodies - the Sun, Moon and planets - as a form of musica, the medieval Latin name for music. This music was not thought of as an audible sound, but simply as a mathematical concept. The Greek philosopher Pythagoras was frequently credited with originating the concept, which stemmed from his semi-mystical, semi-mathematical philosophy and its associated system of numerology of Pythagoreanism. Some Surat Shabda Yoga, Satgurus considered the music of the spheres to be a term synonymous with the Shabda or the Audible Life Stream in that tradition, because they considered Pythagoras to be a Satguru as well.


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