The complete Adi mantra is ong namo guru dev namo and is used to tune in to higher consciousness at the beginning of every Kundalini yoga class. When translated from Sanskrit, it means “I bow to the Creative Wisdom, I bow to the Divine Teacher within.”
What is Adi mantra used for?
This mantra is at the foundation of all Kundalini Yoga mantras. You can utilize the Adi Mantra as a tool to enter sacred space within yourself, anytime, anywhere. It can help activate your heart center, help you create a radiant body, and increase shakti (personal power).
Where does the Adi mantra come from?
If you’ve been to Mantra Fusion on Sunday morning recently, you may have heard this new mantra: Ong Namo Guru Dev, also called the Adi Mantra. Like many mantras that originated in Sanskrit, it has many translations, but here are two: I bow to the Creative Wisdom, I bow to the Divine Teacher within.
What is the meaning of Ong Namo?
Ong means subtle divine wisdom or infinite energy; all-that-is. Namo means I reverently bow/greet/salute. Guru means teacher– giver of wisdom.
How do you chant Ong?
It is a mantra of action. To chant Ong correctly, start by making a circle of the mouth for the “O” and then for the “NG”, the back of the tongue touches the back of the roof of the mouth. The sound produced is nasal, vibrating the upper palate of the mouth.
What is Kundalini mantra?
Kundalini Mantras are typically in Gurmukhi, a sacred Indian language, and occasionally, in English. 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.
What does Sat Nam mean in Sanskrit?
Nam means name. Together, Sat Nam essentially translates into something deeper: “I am truth,” or “Truth is my essence.” Sat Nam is known as a bija (seed) mantra—a one-syllable sound that activates the chakras.
What is the chant in Kundalini Yoga?
In all, it means “I call upon Divine Wisdom”. Chanting the Adi Mantra “Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo” for 11 minutes tunes you into the lineage of wisdom from which Yogi Bhajan taught. AD GURAY NAME, JUGAD GUREY NAMEH, SAT GURAY NAMEH, SIRI GURU DEVAY NAMEH: This is the Mangala Charn Mantra and it is chanted for protection.
What does Guru Dev mean?
General Definition. The word GURUDEV was derived from two Sanskrit words GURU meaning influential teacher or popular expert like sage, spiritual master, teacher, tutor, mentor, guiding light and DEV meaning Lord >>>