Sufi

Sufis and their dance, the sacred ritual of love Friday 07 December 2012 at 10:32 pm

Chanting Mantras

Sufi Dance, The Sacred Ritual of Love

Spiritual Practice, a Meditation, a Mystical Journey

Sufi Dancing or Dervishe Dance is a beautiful Spiritual Practice, a meditation, a mystical journey of spiritual ascent through mind to ’s Love.  It originated amongst Sufis (an esoteric dimension of Islam) and it is a dance, done as a ritual and .

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Baba Nam Kevalam

Ananda Marga Kiirtan, The Path of Bliss Friday 07 December 2012 at 9:52 pm

Mantra Chanting

Baba Nam Kevalam: the Path of Bliss

Ananda Marga Kiirtan

Singing mantras is an ancient practice of singing a highly vibrational phrase as a method within a . Ananda Marga uses the Sanskrit Baba Nam Kevalam.  We are continually in-tuned with the object of our ideation and thoughts.  We are what we think, and what we ideate!  Singing a mantra that within its meaning carries the meaning of infinite love, will resonate within us with lasting internal happiness; with peace and contentment.  Ananda means bliss.

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Gayatri Mantra

gayatri mantra chanting Friday 07 December 2012 at 8:33 pm

Mantra Chanting

Gayatri Mantra Chanting

Benefits of chanting the Gayatri Mantra

We find the Gayatri Mantra within the esoteric texts of major Upanishads (Vedic texts).

The Gayatri Japa is the core part of the Sun Worship Ritual Sandhyavandanam: the salutation to Sandhya: ‘twilight and solar noon’.

It is believed that reciting this bestows wisdom and enlightenment, through the divinity of the Sun.

Chanting Gayatri Mantra creates specific energies.  Gayatri mantra inspires righteous wisdom.  In traditional Brahmin practice the Gayatri Mantra is often devotionally offered to God at sunrise and sunset.  It is a to God, as the divine life giver, symbolized by Savitr (the sun), to inspire within us His Divinity and His Light to guide our Wisdom towards Righteousness.

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