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Jill Purce



Jill Purce is an English vocal-healing pioneer and therapist and a former research fellow at the University of London biophysics department. She is best known for her work with ancient vocal techniques, including overtone chanting and group chanting for healing and meditation.

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Just One More Breath

Jill Purce overtone chanting in her 1984 art film "Just One More Breath". With each single extended breath the viewer soars higher up the medieval tower. Through the windows, day gradually turns to night. Finally, we alight at the summit as perfect darkness is reached.

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10:41

Sound Creates Form

We are told the world was created through sound. Jill demonstrates this with overtone chanting. The overtones introduce pattern into formless heaps of powder on a vibrating plate- the form of the sound itself. This video shows these cymatic patterns as they occur.

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05:55

Cymatics Overview

An overview of Cymatics, presented by Deepak Chopra, Kay Gardner, Jill Purce, and Rupert Sheldrake. From the award-winning program, Of Sound Mind and Body: Music & Vibrational Healing.

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15:43

How to Heal the Voice — Interview with Vocal Expert Jill Purce

In Part One of this week's special edition of Rhythmic Inspiration, Jane Cormack interviews Sound and Vocal expert Jill Purce at her retreat space and home in Hampstead, London.

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Jill Purce on Her Ancestral Healing Work

Jill works with people within the group using her unique method combining chant, ceremony and family constellations to heal the resonant fields of family and ancestors, unlocking persistent patterns so that order and joy is restored.

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Jill Purce on Inheriting Family Patterns

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Sound and Healing

Jill Purce discusses the vibratory universe, sound as a bridge between the worlds, how voice is used as a spiritual practice and its connection with the nature of mind itself; voice as a sonorous yoga of presence; the nature of mantra and resonant fields; her groundbreaking work with Alzheimer's...

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The Mystic Spiral: Journey of the Soul

As the inward-winding labyrinth, it constitutes the hero’s journey to the still center where the secret of life is found. As the spherical vortex, spiraling through its own center, it combines the inward and outward directions of movement.

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Chant to Change Your Life

I am not modest — I am trying to re-enchant the world and make it magical again through chanting. I want to reintroduce the extraordinary power of group chanting into our daily lives.

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More Ways Than One—the Mystic Spiral (BBC)—Jill Purce

BBC Two England, 29 December 1974 A BBC documentary about the early pioneering work of Jill Purce on the spiral, showing her interdisciplinary explorations into nature, consciousness, science, art and religion.

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