Vedic Chanting/Mantra Yoga
Freeing our Voice
as a way to experience
the Source of Vibration
In the practice of Asana and Pranayama, the attention is guided primarily towards bodily
sensations and breath.
In Vedic Chanting,
the focus of our attention is placed on breath and sound. The sounds we focus on are special and sacred sounds which have been
generations in the exact form they were originally received in.
When chanted in their original form,
they serve to purify our whole system at a deep level. These sounds, which are called "mantras", are universal
seeds of wisdom
that can illuminate the path of all true seekers.
In class, our first intention is to
impart correct pronunciation and intonation of mantras. This is
done collectively through call and response
in a supportive group setting. Your own voice is supported by the voice
of the group. The meaning of the mantras is presented in a
universal way. Along with the art of Vedic Chanting, you also
learn how to use mantras as a support for meditation. This may help you
start identifying or refining your personal intention for