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Ep 46 // GOLSHIFTEH FARAHANI

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GOLSHIFTEH FARAHANI is not quick to fill the silence, but she can't help but fill her surroundings with light. Leaving a space open for divine interference, she sits with Arman in her living room. FARAHANI takes a closer look into the cultures, diaspora, languages, and frequencies that course through her, tuning her life. Forging a connection between her innate drive to create and Iran's culture in which art is as essential as breathing oxygen, Farahani describes her life as a bridge between West and East. Quoting the great Rumi: “The reason a bamboo becomes a flute is because it’s empty,” listeners can feel the divine melody that fills FARAHANI’S being, emitting light through a darker time for humanity. Beyond profundity, perhaps, is the very idea of silence as truth. To slip into a new persona, Farahani speaks of channeling the quieter realms of existing in which no words, noises, or even attempts of expression can match the very essence of BEING. Being, beautifully, as Farahani embodies, comes with the acceptance of death, silence, the spaces between. Diving into those spaces, it’s clear that any room she walks into takes on a higher frequency before - Farahani is electric, alluring, and very much herself. Describing everything from music being a medium of memories, the beauty of 'nothingness', Prince and MJ's ability to channel melodies from above, Farahani's words flow like poetry. Listen and you'll learn, love and be lifted up.

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