Mantra are powerful phrases that act to focus and uplift the mind. Vishva-ji says they are like an antibiotic purifying negative emotions. Mantra classes introduce you to some of the Vedic, Upanishadic and Tantric verses chanted in Akhanda classes. First, we will present the meaning and source of the mantra. Then, you will learn to pronounce each word individually, line-by-line and as a whole, improving your confidence in bringing mantra into your daily practice.
Vibrate every cell of your being in a sustained session of Om chanting with Vishva-ji. Om is also called the Anahata Nad (unstruck sound) and is said to be the vibration which simply exists at the base of everything. As we chant Om, we harmonize and tap into that universal vibration.
The Gayatri Mantra appears several times in the Vedas and is considered to be a powerful mantra for improving the intellect and inspiring right thinking and right action. The vibrations of the sounds themselves are highly charged and you can use the ideation of enlightening the mind while you chant. The literal meaning of the words is: Evoking earth, etheric realm and the heavens, Let us bring our mind to dwell In the radiance of the Divine Truth. May that Truth inspire our reflections.
Join Vishva-ji in the chanting of Yoga Sutra I:ii, yogas chitta vritti nirodha, Yoga releases us from the patterning in consciousness. This aphorism empowers us to let go of old blueprints operating in the mind and subconscious and settle or recollect our thoughts into one stream.