SINGING LESSONS OF THE BAAL SHEM TOV
Music and Chassidus
Ahh, the power of melody. To close your eyes, sing a song and be transported to another time and place. Perhaps to a time and place that is beyond time and place. How can we tap into this mysterious – yet readily available – tool to reach transcendence?
With all our presenting life pressures and anxieties, how can music help us rise and soar?
Did you know that the Baal Shem Tov was a gifted singer, and taught that song is a path to serve the Divine, a method to grow and reach great heights?
With this week being Shabbat Shirah, the Shabbat of Song, we bring you a selection of stories and descriptions about the Baal Shem Tov’s power of song, and the way he teaches us to use music as a tool for our own development.
How many songs exist within your soul?