The Yoga of Sound: Tapping the Hidden Power of Music and Chant

By Russill Paul

For millions of years Hindu spirituality has understood the profound impression that sound has on our wellbeing and fitness. From this custom comes The Yoga of Sound, which attracts on yoga's lengthy historical past of utilizing sound to minimize rigidity, retain future health, and invoke non secular awakenings. In lucid workouts awarded either within the e-book and on accompanying downloadable audio tracks, Russill Paul exhibits how every body can study the paintings of mantra and the way those practices may help to optimize the circulate of power in the physique and improve emotional future health.

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They're to be had to us once we upward push above our common, habituated modes of notion above the viewpoints others wish us to hire. We may well unconsciously opt for such ordinary modes simply because they suppose cozy, or simply because these we like and recognize see issues that manner, or simply because we're tricked into seeing and believing this manner since it is constructive to another individual, particularly via sure sorts of renowned media and ads. using Sanskrit mantras should be worthwhile in our occasions, aid­ ing us strengthen our personal specified standpoint in a tradition that always bombards us with info. Sanskrit mantras support us upward push past the conduct of standard belief to a realm the place, like a phoenix, we wake up to anything fuller, richer, extra expansive, extra appealing, and extra fabulous than what's regularly found in our daily con­ sciousness. evidently, this is often whatever all of us desire a dose of each day - a perceptual tonic. differently, we simply turn into beaten with the main points of lifestyle, and we omit the vastness of internal areas to be had to the soul. many folks secretly be afflicted by psychic claustrophobia and do not recognize what to do approximately it. Sanskrit mantras can assist us holiday via our mental prisons. with ease, n1antras can be used any­ the place: in the course of a traffic congestion, in an elevator, or perhaps in the course of a enterprise assembly. All we have to do is teach ourselves to exploit those mantras successfully. , ' ' 6 construct ING OU R UNI T Y SONIC CO what number mantras can we really want? "Where will we commence? will we rteed a guru or learned soul to impart our mantra to us? How will we construct a m antra vocabulary? This bankruptcy addresses those questions. am frequently requested in my workshops and seminars if we have to obtain our mantras from a guru. ordinarily, a mantra is imparted to a yogi or mantra practitioner by way of an enlightened soul an individual who has discovered the ability of a specific mantra. usually, this certain sound used to be passed right down to the instructor by means of p. is or her personal guru, developing an unbro­ ken chain of power. any such mantra is sort of a vessel that by no means runs dry, . yet is passed over from one individual to a different. yet at the present time a extra universal, sensible technique is a self-initiatory technique of operating with a selected collection of mantras. i feel that this is often via a ways the n1ost robust technique, and one who is such a lot wanted now. during this process, participants organize their brain, center, and physique with their very own set of self-empowering mantras. those mantras then develop into their "sonic neighborhood. " this is often the strategy i'll be sharing with you. fifty one 52 T H E YO GA O F S O U N D In precedent days, mantras have been tightly managed and administered lower than particular stipulations. This used to be essential to shield either the mantras and the practitioners from misusing those sacred instrun1ents of strength. this day, our desire for mantras is pressing. Bringing the power of the spir­ itual realm into our actual fact is essential with a view to make amends for the good banishment of the sacred from our tradition.

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