Gayatri Mantra: Meaning, Benefits and How to Chant

Gayatri Mantra: Meaning, Benefits and How to Chant

What Sanskrit verse has been chanted daily for nearly 4,000 years and entered into pop culture by the Battlestar Galactica series and Cher? If you answered the Gayatri mantra, familiar to yogis and fans of kirtan singer Deva Premal, you’d be right. This mantra is said...
11 Ways to Realign Your Chakras

11 Ways to Realign Your Chakras

Feel like you’re spinning out of control, stuck in a rut, or bogged down by the blahs? If so, one or more of your chakras could be out of balance. The shift in seasons, the cycle of the moon, the weather, personal and world events, and life transitions can all cause...
Mantras: Definition, Types, Benefits and Powers

Mantras: Definition, Types, Benefits and Powers

Chanting is used as a spiritual tool in virtually every cultural and religious tradition. In the yogic tradition, a mantra is a Sanskrit word that has special powers to transform mind, body, and spirit. A mantra is a word, or a series of words chanted aloud or...
Sound Healing: Definition, History, Types and Benefits

Sound Healing: Definition, History, Types and Benefits

Sound healing is a growing field of alternative medicine that has been around for thousands of years. Music has been used throughout history to create positive effects on our mood and as a form of therapy to heal the body, mind, and spirit. Many people find that after...