"A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be"

Abraham Maslow

About Ron

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 over 18 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.

Their combination as INDIAJIVA see them blend the traditional world of Indian music with indigenous, world and contemporary musical genres. They have been recognized as masters at weaving ethereal Vedic chants and Raga Sangeet (ancient Indian music tradition which had been in existence for thousands of years) with their mystical sonorities and presenting their music in a contemporary and accessible manner wherever they go.

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Music and Mantras for Health and Happiness

Immerse yourself in a unique, interactive and engaging online course exploring the use of sound, music and mantras for healing with world-renowned music duo IndiaJiva.


The Ancient Rishis of India knew how to Heal through Music

In this video, Ron explains how the musical knowledge of the ancient Rishis and Sages of India was discovered and passed down – and how music has the ability to affect the mind and bring about healing.

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