Aired Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:00 AM EST / 6:00 AM PST
Snatam Kaur - The Power of Mantra in Daily Life
Have you ever wanted to quiet your mind and calm your body from distracting thoughts?
Having a daily mantra practice can bring you back into a state of inner peace. Why is Mantra so effective? Do Mantras really work? Can we use Mantra as part of our sound medicine tool kit? Join Kara Johnstad and Snatam Kaur as they explore the healing power of mantras. American singer, peace activist and author Snatam Kaur has dedicated herself to the path of Naad Yoga, a form of yoga focusing on sacred sound and is a disciple of Yogi Bhajan. On Voice Rising she will share very practical tips and tools for people just starting out with mantras and simple techniques to embark on your own daily mantra practice.
About the Guest:
Snatam Kaur is an American singer, peace activist and author raised in the Sikh and Kundalini Yoga tradition. She has an amazing ability to transform traditional Sikh chants of India into a contemporary sound that appeals to the modern ear and awakens an ancient yearning in the soul. For over twenty years, she studied with and grew up in the presence of her spiritual teacher, Yogi Bhajan, while he was in his physical form, learning the essence of Naad Yoga, a form of yoga focusing on sacred sound. At the core of this practice is an essential experience of peace and healing which has helped her music to be accessible to people of all walks of life. She has taught and shared Naad Yoga and Kundalini Yoga and meditation through her recorded CDs, concerts, and workshops for the past sixteen years as a part of her commitment to give people tools for a daily experience of inner peace. Her latest CD, Beloved is a sound medicine tool kit,each track has a specific healing effect. Snatam’s book Original Light; the Morning Practice of Kundalini Yoga is a compassionate and supportive guide to creating a personal daily spiritual practice. To find out more about her concerts, music, workshops and book, visit snatamkaur.com.