The music and wellbeing session of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University Southern Campus was held on the 27th of July 2017. The guest lecturer for the occasion was Dr, Harshani Rajapakshe who is a senior lecturer at the Department of Medical Science of the University of Ruhuna. The occasion was graced by other dignitaries including the Rector of Southern Campus Brigadier AS Ariyasinghe RWP RSP USP ndu and Dean FBESS Dr AH Lakmal the Deputy Dean FDSS Lieutenant Colonel PSS Sanjeewa RSP Psc, Officers, the academic staff, non-academic staff, Officer Cadets and Day scholars.
Dr, Harshani Rajapakshe gave away a brief explanation regarding music. According to her music is a combination of tones which is use to please the ear and also an art which express emotions. She is not no ordinary doctor. She could be considered as a lady who possess various talents. She shows cases it by signing songs of various cultures languages and countries. With a vast amount of her knowledge regarding physiological and psychological accepts of human wellbeing, she points out that music is a stress releasing factor to overcome problems in life. The eventual conclusion that we can gain from Dr, Rajapakshe explain in her own words is “music is combination of both science and art”. The session with Dr Rajapakse was in fact very soothing to the mind and the soul and she is a definite source of inspiration to all of us.