<b>The Philosophical Foundations of Indian Classical Music A Study of the Relationship between Music, Spirituality and Aesthetics in Indian Culture</b> Indian classical music has a rich philosophical tradition that has played a significant role in shaping the musical form as we know it today. This research paper explores the philosophical foundations of Indian classical music and investigates the intricate relationship between music, spirituality, and aesthetics in Indian culture. It delves into the rich history and cultural heritage of Indian classical music, tracing its origins to ancient philosophical concepts and traditions. The paper seeks to examine the relationship between Indian classical music and Indian spiritual traditions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. The paper also examines the profound influence of spirituality on the development and practice of Indian classical music, highlighting its role as a means of transcendence and spiritual communication. Furthermore, it explores the aesthetic principles that govern the composition and performance of Indian classical music, emphasizing its unique approach to beauty and artistic expression, promoting inner peace and enlightenment. By analyzing these interconnected dimensions, this study provides a comprehensive understanding of the philosophical underpinnings that shape the essence of Indian classical music. The paper also discusses the role of Indian classical music in contemporary society and its potential to promote spiritual and aesthetic values in a globalized world. Indian Classical Music, Spirituality, Aesthetics, Philosophy, Raga, Tala, Rasa, Bhakti, Sufism, Yoga, Meditation 1-4 Issue-4 Volume-7 Dr. Ram Manohar Sharma