Music is a drug!

Music is a drugThe traditional Chinese character for medicine or drug contains the character for music. The top character pictured above represents herbs and grass related plants. The bottom character, also a character by itself, simultaneously means both music and joy. A traditional story reveals the connection between music and healing. The Yellow Emperor Huang di was revered as an accomplished and wise man. One of his jealous rivals, a ruler named Chi You was constantly attacking his province. Chi had a powerful military and was on the attack yet again when Huang di had a powerful dream that inspired a solution. He awoke and ordered craftsman to make 80 special drums from the hide of a magical ox. The two armies met on the battlefield …..

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