The Healing Power of the Djembe is a research paper on the vibrational elements of the drum. Research indicates that drumming can assist in the treatment of illnesses, increase self-esteem, and other cognitive skills. In West African communities the djembe is recognized in history as a tool in healing ceremonies. The djembe as a sacred instrument creates a transformational power to assist healers in calming the spirit. The benefits of drumming can be physical, mental, and spiritual, and come from rhythmic healing. Creative djembe drumming can provide unique and therapeutic opportunities for the release of negative emotions, decreased anxiety and tension, and renewed energy levels
Healing Power of the Djembe Drum