Ron Ragel is a Sri Lankan born multi-instrumentalist, music educator, author, painter, mentor, meditation and mindfulness facilitator and co-managing director of an internationally renowned music record label, Medicine Music.
As a musician/composer he has released several acclaimed CDs on the healing power of music and sound providing a soundtrack to millions of yoga students, meditators, documentary film-makers and those simply seeking peace and a stress-free life around the world – since the turn of the century. His latest literary work – The Way of the Sacred Warrior – has garnered acclaim for providing the essential and practical tools for the journey towards a happier, fulfilled and more conscious way of living.
Ron is dedicated to using music, art and meditation to affect human consciousness for the highest good. As a conscious artist he promotes his art and music as vehicles for creating social change and the combination of his passion for personal development and spiritual exploration makes him a unique artist.
Ron is regularly engaged as a speaker where he delivers lectures on diverse topics such as “Stress management for everyday living”, –”How to stay calm and relaxed in a chaotic world”, “How sound and music can be used for general well being and happiness,” “The Way of the Sacred Warrior”, and the “Call of the Way” – his pilgrimage walking the Camino De Santiago in Spain.” Some of his corporate clients have included Channel Nine Television Network,P & O Cruises, Public Hospitals, Juvenile Detention Centres, and National Universities.
He writes a regular blog inspiring people with his thoughts and inspirations and coaches and mentors individuals and groups helping them to move to the next level and become creative and powerful forces in their personal and professional lives.
Over the years Ron has supported and worked for many humanitarian causes notably Sarvodaya (Sri Lanka’s largest NGO) and Bodhicitta Foundation in India- founded by Australian Tibetan nun, Ayya Yeshe, a grassroots charity empowering some of the poorest and most oppressed communities in the world to break the cycle of poverty and oppression.
He currently resides with his wife musician/composer Vicki Hansen and family in Sydney Australia.