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Mantra yoga goes hand in hand with the Vedic sciences as well as Tantra, but it has been practiced in many forms by multiple cultures throughout the world. Gregorian chants are also a form of mantra, meant to elevate the consciousness. The Vedas (Rig Veda, etc.) themselves are mantras, and those who chant or sing them are said to achieve ultimate union with Supreme Co Read More
Finding Peace in Ancient Temples
“. . .The inner caverns are also expertly carved, and the acoustics were simply otherworldly. We felt inspired to sing the Gayatri Mantra while standing within such auspicious earth, and it reverberated like a million–year old love song to ourselves and the few other disciples sitting inside, offering incense to a carved Buddha’s feet, though the reverberations were simply Read More
Ganesha mantras are called siddhi mantras, The One with Perfection brings out higher powers inherent in your true Self.
The Elephant God is the manifestation of a protective force. Ganesha, also known as the prominent leader or Vinayaka, is the keeper of wisdom and worldly success. While the Hindus claim the Elephant God as their own, it is probable that he was around in aboriginal form as a Dravidian sun god, or Read More
Patanjali described many of the ways that ancient yogis attempted to impact our internal systems. Among these were diet, movement, sleep, breath, and also the use of sound or chanting. If we were to compare the human being to a highly evolved computer system, we would see that there are two ways in which programs are fed into the computer’s CPU, or central processing unit. Through a study in energetics and in Read More
Tibetan Buddhist Yogic Mantra to Honor Avalokiteśvara, the Buddha of Infinite Compassion.
In China, this Buddha is known as Guānshìyīn Púsà (觀世音菩薩). Avalokiteśvara is the holder of infinite wisdom – the lotus bearer. Other forms of this Buddha are Guanyin, or Kwanyin. In Tibet, the Buddha of compassion is called Jainraisig. It is thought that this Budd Read More