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Mantras, Prayers – The Real Power Comes From the Heart

Mantras, Prayers – The Real Power Comes From the Heart

by Nischala Joy Devi. June 12, 2014. When expressed with great devotion, the sacred sound reveals our Divine nature. Yoga Sutra 1.28 The sacred sound must pluck the strings of our hearts in order to unite our entire being. Often, we are accustomed to repeating the same prayer, with our mind and heart engaged elsewhere. Then the prayer is only given lip service. The real grace comes when we are unified on all levels of our being. By faithful...

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Mantras: Uplifting Words

Mantras: Uplifting Words

by Nischala Joy Devi. April 18, 2014. The word “mantra” has found its way into our common language usage today. It is always amusing for me to open the newspaper and find the word mantra in the comics or the financial section. They use it to mean a word that, when spoken, wields its own power. In the ancient Sanskrit language Man means mind, tra to transcend. A mantra is a word, sound, or phrase that, when repeated, allows us to...

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