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Mantras & Chanting: Introduction

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we lay a foundation for understanding mantras and their role in yoga.

Objective

Become aware of the central role and importance of mantras in yoga practice.

Description

Define mantra and translate its roots. Expand on Dr. David Frawley’s statement that mantras are a “kind of asana for the mind.” Describe potential effects of mantra practice. Explain how Swami Sivananda Radha explains the difference between mantra and prayer. Name and describe three broad categories of chanting. Describe how the power of the goddess Saraswati is said to relate to mantra.

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