Category Archive: Nada Yoga

Oct 04

What do Raja, Karma, Jnana, Bhakti, Mantra, and Hatha all have in common?

The owner of a yoga studio recently asked if I practice yoga. I said that ‘I do, I hold Nada Yoga practices at my home every week, and attend Bhakti as often as possible.’ He looked…..confused…..and said something like, ‘No, I mean YOGA, you know….stretching.’ I said, ‘Oh, and I practiced Karma Yoga at a …

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Feb 19

What Is A Mantra and How Does It Work

This article was first posted on the Kirtan Community blog in May 2011. The links have been updated since it seems the site has a new curator and a few things have changed since 2011.        What Is a Mantra and How Does It Work A Selection from Healing Mantras   http://www.sanskritmantra.com/article_info.php/what-mantra-and-how-does-work-a-8   …

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Jan 12

10 Reasons to Chant: On the Benefits of Mantra Meditation

10 Reasons to Chant: On the Benefits of Mantra Meditation By Donna Quesada on March 21, 2011   #1 The Benefit: Reduces Anxiety and Depression The Technology: By combining sound, breath and rhythm, mantra meditation channels the flow of energy through the mind-body circuit, adjusting the chemical composition of our internal states and regulating brain-hemisphere …

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