As our lives become ever busier, more hectic and stressful, there is a greater need than ever for us to take regular time to stop, slow down.
Sanskrit mantras regulated the breath and synchronized the heart rhythms. The mantra slow the breath rate to an optimal six breaths per minute.
It stimulates Parasympathetic Nervous system .
Chanting mantras, like all meditations, can bring peace, calm and joy into our lives.These mantras contain the vibrations of peace, prosperity, connection, and many other qualities and are understood by their impact, even if the meaning of each word is not known. It can help us raise our own vibrational frequency by filling us with positive vibrations, and can also help us to be more present, live in each moment, and focus on what is important in our lives.
Understanding the meaning of the words adds another layer of effectiveness to chanting.
- Chanting mantras stimulates the endocrine system. The act of your tongue pressing against the palate of the mouth stimulates the hypothalamus, thalamus, and the gland. While we are chanting, pressing the tongue against the roof of the mouth stimulates the gland.
- Chanting mantras help focus your attention.
- Chanting mantras is an effective way to release emotion.
- Mantras align your vibration to create awareness.
- Mantras adjust your vibration, aligning your awareness with aspects of the self and the infinite.This is the mantras used in Kundalini Yoga. The classes and chanting begin with this mantra.
Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo (the Adi Mantra)
I bow to the Creative Wisdom, I bow to the Divine Teacher within.
This mantra is used for “tuning in” to the divine flow and self-knowledge within each of us, and linking us to it.