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Mantras for Peace: A Wisdom Gathering Online

The Mantras for Peace project is one of our main service projects at the Heart of Sound.*

This year, we've gathered 20 inspiring talks from global thought leaders dedicated to a vibrant future through both ancient and innovative subtle activism practices. Their words will melt your heart. Their visions will inspire you. Their practices will empower you.

If you want a straight shot of inspiration, hope, goodness, peace, connection and practical, powerful strategies for loving the world into wholeness through sound, don’t miss Mantras for Peace: A Wisdom...

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What is the yoga of sound? Interview with Anandra

 

Sound is the yoga of the sages!

"What is man craving for? For ultimate peace, from God, from friends, from relatives, from world leaders, from saints and their sayings, from everything. When he ultimately finds within himself the answer to that craving, he understands the rāga"
-Pandit Amarnath (Anandra's music Guru's Guruji)

By learning the details of the yoga of sound precisely: body mechanics, voice production, Sanskrit letters, and the deep philosophical underpinnings of the yoga of sound, we can help others consistently find peace within themselves and empower...

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Dung Beetles: Rolling Shit with Excellence

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(A little story from Anandra)
I almost stepped on this triumphant pair of dung beetles rolling a perfectly round ball of shit up a hill on a Himālayan trail. They taught me a valuable lesson about excellence in ground-level service.

I was heading down from a majestic spot, having finally recovered the ability to walk after an extended state of expanded awareness. It happens spontaneously sometimes... I become so in love with life that my awareness absorbs and contains it. I weep in awe and wonder at every tiny thing. Each breath is an infinity. Moving slowly is the...

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Why is Sanskrit Pronunciation important?

From Yearning to Fullness…

It’s a big claim, but it’s entirely possible that adjusting the way you chant could help you cross over from yearning for connection — tasting a tantalizing drop of it in your kīrtan or mantra practice — to accessing the Source of Sound anytime, anywhere.

Learning precise Sanskrit is not so you can be the pronunciation police or only kid on the block who pronounces “chakra” instead of the common mispronouciation of “shakra.” (Please excuse the phonetic spelling – in the course we...

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Bhakti Yoga: Keep Practicing Until Your Knee-jerk Reaction is LOVE

What is the practical end result of sustained sound-based yoga?

Sustained, embodied LOVE.

The great masters have always said that there is nothing wrong with the world. The only problem is with our perception. When we are pure, we see everything and everyone as pure.

That state is not far-fetched, it’s tantalizingly close!

I could beat around the bush, but in truth, the methods of sound-based yoga as we teach them in the Heart of Sound training bring us swiftly to the empowerment of that choice. And that is the real reason we developed the training.

We want...

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