தொல்தமிழர் அறிவியல் –143 : 47. தமிழர் மருத்துவம்
3. இசை மருத்துவம்
மேற்சுட்டியுள்ள புறநானூற்றுப் பாடல்பழந்தமிழர்தம் இசை மருத்துவத்தின் அறிவியல் உண்மையை எடுத்துரைக்கின்றது.
. Music Therapy is not a new one to Indians especially for Tamils. In ancient Tamil literature gives us a reference about Music Therapy.
PuRanaanuRu, 281, Arisilkizaar, in his poem, clearly narrates, the heroes who have got severe injuries in the battlefield, they have treated in their homes. 1. House cleaned. 2. Herbals inserted in veranda . 3 with musical instruments singing Kaanci PaN …… Music that heals …sure.. Music must touch one’s MIND; It is possible only through their mother tongue.
MUSIC THAT HEALS
“ Michael Thorne, vice chancellor, Anglia Ruskin University, UK, to discuss tie-ups with Indian universities as a part of the new South Asia Anglia Partnership (SAAP) . He taiks to Anisha Sahijwala On the scope of music therapy in the country.
The Masters in music therapy is a two – year, full-time course that trains skilled musicians to become music therapists. Students are trained in how to use music therapeutically with a variety of populations including people suffering from depression, psychosis, learning difficulty, autism and other difficulties such as dementia. ---Times of India-10/3/14.