If you’re looking to learn Sanskrit mantra, I highly recommend studying with someone who reads and writes in Devanagari (the script of Sanskrit). Because the letter forms in Devanagari are different for different tongue placements and aspirated/non-aspirated letters, it would indicate that the teacher is making the distinctions.
At the least, you’ll want to learn from someone who uses diacritical marks in the transliteration system when teaching (dots under and above certain consonants, and dashes above certain vowels, as in the example above). If...
"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...
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...
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.
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