SoulSongs, Inc., The Center for Sound Healing

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SoulSongs, Inc., The Center for Sound Healing

SoulSongs, Inc., The Center for Sound Healing is an organization founded and led by a woman known only as Shulamit (from the Hebrew word Shalam, meaning whole or complete), described as a gifted healer and a Kabbalistic vocal toner. Her work is based upon the Kabbalah, the ancient Jewish system of mystic wisdom. The Kabbalah pictures the universe as having emanated from God through a series of levels, each of which is entered through a gate or sephiroh (sephira). These ten gates are often pictured on a diagram called the Tree of Life. The highest of the sephiroh are named Kether and Chochmah.

As a tonal healer, Shulamit uses her voice to produce sacred tones (the sounds of the Hebrew vowels that are identified as the breath of God in the Kabbalistic literature). Her intoning the sounds allows her to access what is thought of as the Chochmah consciousness, a level of wisdom that exists beyond words and concepts, a realm that is boundless and infinite. She then brings that wisdom into a realm of verbal and conceptual understanding (the sephiroh call Binah) and relates it to each person with whom she works.

Shulamit teaches that according to Kabbalah, each person has a higher self (the Neshamah) that in most cases is dormant and must be awakened. Shulamit offers personal sessions to individuals who wish to stimulate their higher self into action or who are in need of healing.

The Center for Sound Healing may be contacted at P.O. Box 465, High Falls, NY 12440. It maintains two webpages, and


Soul Songs. May 20, 2000.