mantras

Episode 16 - WTF Are Mudras?

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It's over already?! Hang out with us for the season 1 finale, in which we cry a little (just kidding), and discuss mudras!

Show Notes:

Watch these Balinese dancers gettin' down.

Revisit your art history class memories with some sweet pics of Indian iconography depicting mudras.

Gaze upon the fierce visage of Anna's favorite goddess, Kali.

Sources:

Feuerstein, Georg. The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice. Hohm Press, 2008.

Yoga Journal: Yoga Mudras

Encyclopedia.com: Iconography: Buddhist Iconography

Yoga Education Institute: Teaching and Practicing Mudras and Mantras

Episode 8 - WTF Are Mantras?

In this episode, we discuss mantras and enjoy a fun case of the #truthbumps.

Show Notes:

Listen to the Gayatri Mantra.

Listen to the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra.

Check out some information on the vagus nerve.

 

Sources:

Feuerstein, Georg. The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and Practice. Hohm Press, 2008.

Lila Vinyasa 200HR YTT Manual 2014

Gonda, Jan. Vedic literature. (Saṃhitās and brāhmaṇas.). O. Harrassowitz, 1975.

Waking Times: The Science of Mantras: How Sacred Sounds Heal Body, Mind and Spirit

The Chopra Center: What Is a Mantra?

Wikipedia: Om Mani Padme Hum