The best music to meditate

music for meditation

Ancient oriental tradition, an essential step for many as a route to tranquility and inner peace. There's a lot techniques and tools to achieve the objectives related to this practice. Music for meditation is one of the ways.

Nothing better than choose our favorite corner of the house, put on the best music to meditate and forget everything. One hundred percent healthy, as well as a good energy recharge.

Why meditate

In a world that moves faster and faster, Meditating has become an ideal way to “disconnect”. And it is that, in many moments, before being able to rebuild the body, it is necessary to address the mind.

For those who wish to undertake this route of inner self-discovery and want to use sound accompaniment, it is important that they take into account a very timely initial recommendation: music for meditation should be as calm as possible, not become a distracting element. Its accompaniment must be (almost) imperceptible.

Hen/Stag songs with frenetic rhythms or with lyrics that can be followed, they definitely don't work.

Advantages of using music to meditate

  • It helps to build a suitable atmosphere.
  • In large urban centers, with high noise pollution, they lead to isolation from everything that happens in the environment.
  • Music has proven therapeutic qualities. Ideal to reverse the negative effects generated by stress
  • Positively influences the mood
  • It contributes to the harmonious establishment of a healthy leather-mind relationship.
  • Plato already said it: "Music is for the soul what gymnastics is for the body."

 Classical music

Generally speaking, most of the great orchestral pieces of the European Renaissance and later periods are not the most suitable for meditation. On the contrary, "Modest" arrangements for string quartets or piano compositions, they work much better.

Of the classical composers, Frederic Chopin stands out, famous Polish pianist, responsible for several of the most emblematic pieces written for this noble instrument during the XNUMXth century.


Nighttime Opus 9 # 2 It is not only widely used for meditation: some parents use it as a lullaby to lull their babies and help them fall asleep.

Ludwig van Beethoven He is mostly known for his Nine Symphonies, but he was also a prominent piano performer and composer.

Inside the music to meditate, his Moonlight Sonata It is one of the most used pieces. On YouTube you can listen to a version that is accompanied by the also relaxing sounds of the waves of the sea.

More classical composers

El German Johannes Brahms also bequeathed compositions for piano They remain highly popular as tools to achieve concentration and relaxation of the mind.

Like Chopin, he is part of the soundtrack of many babies

The Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky It has a good number of followers among those who use music when it comes to their meditation and relaxation routines. This despite being a work for orchestra not very "quiet" and even dark at times, with a strong presence of wind instruments.

The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi is another classic piece on the relaxing playlist. Primavera, the first of his movements, is the most used for this purpose.

Much of the vast work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart it is also in high demand when it comes to meditation.

Before Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin and others, In the Baroque period Johann Sebastián Bach bequeathed to the world his Overture N # 3 (Air), a theme that qualifies as a true classic for meditation.


The reproduction of natural sounds is another common practice as a companion to meditation exercises.. And it is that for those who do not have the "natural" source of these harmonies in their living environment, this is an excellent option.

The sea, the rain, the wind, the chirping of the birds. All elements that contain an organic balance that man does not enjoy most of the time.

The marine environment with its unique and literally unrepeatable sound. The soft sound of the waves, the whistling of the oceanic breeze and even the force or violence of some currents, are valid tools for relaxation.

How many people trapped in daily traffic overwhelmed by a sea of ​​anguish, would like to be able to "teleport”-Just a few minutes- all the way to the beach. Meditation can bring that state of satisfaction.

Some channels with natural sounds


The Relaxation Channel on YouTube offers options for enjoy the sound that the water makes when caressing the sand edges on the coastal fringes before being returned to the ocean.

Another option in the musical social network owned by Google is Music therapy, a channel that offers ocean singing as music to meditate, accompanied by Zen Music

However the sound of seawater is not the only one with soothing properties. The rain and its varied sounds also serve as a guide for relaxation.

For many people it is nothing more than returning to forgotten childhood instincts. Many babies fall asleep, lulled by the falling rain.

Of all the natural sounds and phenomena, rain is perhaps the simplest and the most common.

For those who require a tool in order to build an environment for optimal meditation, YouTube channels like Casio Toledo or Live Yor Dream can be the solution.

Zen music

The boom around meditation and relaxation exercises came from the Far East. Also part of the sounds of this tradition, such as Zen music.

With a high presence of the typical flute of the Asian continent (built in bamboo), Zen Music seeks to naturally match the heartbeat with the subtle musical beat.

Gregorian chants

Before classical music, the invention of the piano and the birth of the staff, In sacred music, Gregorian Chants have been and continue to be very popular. Above all, within the traditions of Christian masses.

Sung in Latin (which makes it practically impossible to follow the lyrics), have found an important market in recent decades into the music to meditate

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