I love the mystery of life (don’t you?!). Nothing lights me up more than when my interest is piqued by something, and then I follow the clues that unravel that mystery, one mind-blowing step at a time. This was my experience with cymatics, which lead me to the Rosslyn Chapel.
Cymatics is the study of the effects of sound and vibration on matter. Cymatics shows us, visually, the shape of sound. This video is one of the coolest and most inspiring I have yet seen on cymatics, it kind of blows my mind and makes me feel like a superhero. This short Ted talk on cymatics is also hugely educational.
I use sound healing in my sessions; this is where I tone or sing ‘channeled’ notes as urged by Spirit, and cymatics has allowed me to see the shapes that I am making with my voice. Often I feel like the notes I am singing or toning are like a third arm, connecting with different points in my client’s field, and restructuring or clearing it as needed. How useful!
Through cymatics we can see how sound forms matter. Or in reverse, all matter has a vibration, and all vibration has a sound. At 3:25 in the Ted talk, Evan Grant shows us a snowflake and then the 3D cymatic form of a snowflake – which was created from a sound. Next we see a starfish and the cymatic starfish shape, also created from sound. The way that I translate this, is that on the most fundamental level, in our DNA, sound (by way of vibration) is giving all of creation it’s form. But there’s more!
Further down the rabbit hole, I present to you the Rosslyn Chapel. The Rosslyn Chapel was built in the 15th century in in Scotland, most likely on pagan holy land. Much has been written about this mysterious chapel, and it was made even more famous when it appeared in Dan Brown’s The DaVinci Code. Amongst the many carvings around the inside of the chapel, there are 213 cubes protruding from the walls. Carved on the faces of these cubes are different shapes, and when researchers applied (reverse) cymatics, they were able to find the note that the cube was representing. What. And even further: also carved in the chapel is an angel pointing to three notes on a musical stave. Using all of this this information, a father/son team wrote a motet, full details here.
Mind blown yet?
My enduring question is this: What is so important in those notes that the masons of the Rosslyn Chapel carved them in stone – to be preserved for future generations to find. Personally, I think these note are a key to something awesome in the universe – a portal? What do you think?
Magic is real my friends, all we have to do is slow down and notice!