Flute is one of the instruments which can touch the soul of all living beings in earth.I started learning it few days back as it was my childhood passion now aim in life is to play the flute and make the person whoever listen it happy. The seed for this was dropped inside ma heart by a tuition master in my early teens however I started following the path when Im 26 and Im happy to start at this stage because I was able to start learning it from Vrindhavan Gurukul run by Pandit Shri Hariprasad Chaurasia, now my master Sameer Rao is helping to make ma dreams fruitful.
I like flute for the reason that it has to be controlled by breath which helps to calm the mind and I believe flute can make a conversation between soul to soul. Sri Sri Ravishankarji has once said in his knowledge sheet that a person who feel low/sad should remain silent attend satsang and also to listen to flute music to regain the peace of mind. I wonder if one who listens can get a peace of mind then one who plays can go beyond that and the flautist/any musician is thus doing a great service to the World.
Bansuri flute has six finger holes and one embouchure hole, and is used predominantly in the Hindustani music of Northern India. The Venu or Pullanguzhal, has eight finger holes, and is played predominantly in the Carnatic music of Southern India. Flute is one of the three original forms of rendering Indian Classical music according to ancient scriptures - Vaani (Vocal), Veena (String) and Venu (Flute). Flute is loved by most of the Indians as it was Lord Krishna’s instrument to. The western flute is different from the Indian flute in many ways and also it doesn’t create the smooth soothing sounds as such India flutes can.
Music is God’s gift to Us we have to respect it by exploring it, learn it, encourage it and spread it and spread smile around the world which move towards violence and trauma.