Jaya Durge Kali chanted by Jayani

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Jaya Durge Kali sung and played by Jayani at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany, during a Saturday evening satsang. You can find the text in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook under number 307 or here:

Jay Jay Durge Durge,
Jay Durge Kali

Jay Jay Mata Mata,
Jay Mahakali

Jay Amba Kali,
Jagadamba Kali

This Kirtan turns to the Divine Mother and expresses that the Divine Mother takes care of everything. We can trust that behind all is the blessings of the Divine Mother. The Divine Mother takes care of us. So Jaya Durge Kali is also a mantra of consolation. The Divine Mother is always there, at any time ready to help you. More information about this kirtan check out the online kirtan songbook under Jaya Durge Kali.

He Nandanandana Gopala chanted by Shaktipriya

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Shaktipriya sings in a Saturday evening satsang Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany, the mantra He Nandanandana Gopala. You can find this kirtan in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook under number 173:

He Nandananda Gopal (a)
Anandananda Gopal (a)
He Nandananda,
Aandananda
Yadu Nandananda Gopal (a)

„He Nandananda Gopala“ is a very popular Kirtan at Yoga Vidya. It specifically refers to joy because Nanda means joy and happiness. Nandana means „pleasing“. Gopala means „the good shepherd“ or „the one who protects all beings.“ Ananda – „it leads toward the pleasure“. Nanda – „he is full of joy“. „He Nandananda Anandananda Yadu Nandananda Gopal.“ So Krishna is joy. Therefore, when you sing this mantra, just feel your heart, feel joy.

Jaya Shiva Shankara chanted by Atmamitra

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Atmamitra chants during a Saturday evening satsang at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany, the Kirtan Jaya Shiva Shankara:

Jaya Shiva Shankara,
Bam Bam Hara Hara
Hara Hara, Hara Hara,
Hara Hara Bol
Shiva Shiva Shiva Shiva,
Shiva Ati sundara
(Hara hara, Hara Hara, Hara Ati sundara)
He Parameshvara Daya Karo

You can find the lyrics also in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook under number 250. Enjoy this recording. Just join in and sing along!

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu chanted by Kai

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Kai sings in a Saturday evening Satsang at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany, the mantra Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu which you can find in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook as number 600. Lokah Samastah sukhino bhavantu लोकाः समस्ताः सुखिनो भवन्तु is a Sanskrit blessing and means: „May all beings be happy Listen and enjoy the recording with Kai and if you like, just sing with – wherever you just hear this podcast.

Jaya Shiva Shankara chanted by Shakti

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Shakti chants the kirtan Jaya Shiva Shankara – a mantra for the worship of Shiva. You can find this Kirtan in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook as number 250 but here are the lyrics to sing along:

Jaya Shiva Shankara,
Bam Bam Hara Hara
Hara Hara, Hara Hara,
Hara Hara Bol
Shiva Shiva Shiva Shiva,
Shiva Ati sundara
(Hara hara, Hara Hara, Hara Ati sundara)
He Parameshvara Daya Karo

Jaya Shiva Shankara addressed to Shiva in his friendly loving aspect: Shiva’s kindness, Shankara is one who brings good. Bham, also Bhum, is the sound of Shiva’s drum. Hara means „take away“ – may Shiva take away everything that separates his experience. But Shiva is also Ati Sundara, exceedingly beautiful. He is Parameshwara, supreme god. Daya Karo, Oh Shiva, please have mercy on us humans.

Om Bhagavan chanted by Anja

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Anja chants during a Saturday evening satsang at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany the Kirtan Om Bhagavan, in Yoga Vidya Kirtanheft the no. 354. This Kirtan is very uplifting, it has a catchy melody, a simple rhythm, the words easy to follow. So this kirtan helps you easy to feel the presence of the great yoga master Swami Sivananda. Here the text is to sing along:

Om Bhagavan
Shri Bhagavan
Ananda-bhagavan
Sivananda bhagavan // 1 //

Om Gurudev
Shri Gurudev
Ananda Gurudev
Swami Vishnu Gurudev // 2 //

Sacharachara chanted by Shaktipriya

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This wonderful vedantic chant was sung by Shaktipriya during a Saturday evening satsang at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg. In the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook it is the number 400.

Here are the lyrics to sing along:

Sacharā Chara Pari Pūrna Shivoham
Nityānanda Swarūpa Shivoham
Ānandoham Ānandoham
Ānandam Brahm Ānandam
Sākshi Chaitanya Kutasthoham
Nityā Nitya Swarūpa Shivoham

The meaning of this kirtan in English:

My true nature is immortal, eternal, pure, infinite.
I am joy, I am bliss, divine bliss I am.
I am pure consciousness, detached observer of everything.
I am Shiva, one with the Divine.

Yoga English Videos as well on my.yoga-vidya.org/video Vidya – Teachers Training Courses or workshops.

He Ma Durga and Devi Devi Devi chanted by Sundaram with seminargroup

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Sundaram chants together with a seminargroup the kirtan „He Ma Durga“ and after this the kirtan „Devi, Devi, Devi“. He Ma Durga means simple: „Oh Mother Durga“. Durga can literally translate as „impregnable“. Durga is also worshiped as the goddess of the origin of the universe, the embodiment of all substance and the destroyer of demons (our lower virtues).

More infos:

► About Sundaram on www.sundaram.de (Infos in German only)

► About Durga in our Yoga-Wiki: wiki.yoga-vidya.de/Durga (Infos in German only)

► About mantras on Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook (Infos in German only).

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Shanti Mantras chanted by a group of new yoga therapists

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Listen to a recording of a wonderful recitation of the Shanti Mantras during a Saturday evening satsang at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany. A group of new Yoga Therapists recites:

oṃ saha nāv avatu
saha nau bhunaktu
saha vīryaṃ karavāvahai
tejasvi nāv adhītam astu
mā vidviṣāvahai
oṃ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ

In our Yoga Vidya Kirtanbook it´s number 670. Here you´ll find whole lyrics of the mantra: mein.yoga-vidya.de/profiles/blogs/shanti-mantras-shanti-mantras. More mantra and kirtan recording can be find here in this blog or as videos on my.yoga-vidya.org/video.

He Govinda He Gopala chanted by Satyadevi and Janin Devi

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Satyadevi and Janin Devi sing during a Saturday evening satsang at Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg, Germany, the mantra He Govinda He Gopala, which you can find in Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook under number 158:

Hey Hey Govinda,
Hey Hey Gopala
He Vasudeva He Nityananda
Shri Radhe Radhe Radhe
Radhe Radhe Radhe-Syama

„Hey Govinda Hey Gopala“ is a Krishna Kirtan, expresses the closeness to Krishna. „He“ is similar to the simply „Hey“ or „Oh“, „Oh Govinda“, „Oh Gopala“. This is a call: „May God come, we may know God.“ And God is invoked as Govinda, as the Good Shepherd, as Gopala, who takes care of all creatures. He is Vasudeva, light of all creatures. He is Nityananda, eternal bliss of all beings. He is Shri Radha, so he is the one who is always together with Radha. Radha means love and joy. He is Shyama, dark and mysterious. – Have fun listening and singing along this kirtan.

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Yoga Vidya Hauptkatalog für 2017

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Yoga erleben!“ – Der Yoga Vidya Hauptkatalog für 2017

Im Yoga Vidya Programm 2017 findest du alle Seminare chronologisch nach Datum und den 4 Yogahäusern. Aufgeführt sind auch die bevorstehenden Kongresse und viele weitere Events (wie z.B. das Yoga Vidya Musik Festival, Xperience-Festival, Move CampMantra Sommer Camp, etc.). So kannst du frühzeitig gut planen und aus unserem umfassenden Angebot das auswählen, was am besten deinen Bedürfnissen und Vorstellungen entspricht.

Was ist Yoga und was macht Yoga Vidya aus? Yoga Vidya ist Vielfalt, Breite und Tiefe, Lebendigkeit, Dynamik und auch Stille und Besinnlichkeit. Hatha Yoga, Fitness, Workout und auch Meditation und intensives Studium der klassischen Schriften. Yoga Vidya lässt sich nicht wirklich in Worte fassen, man muss es erleben: Yoga Vidya ist ein Feeling, ein Lebensgefühl, ein Erlebnis, eine Erfahrung – für Menschen jeden Alters. Yoga verbindet und inspiriert Menschen unterschiedlicher Herkunft, Nationalität, Prägung und Bedürfnisse.

In den Yoga Vidya Häusern erlebst du die vielfältige Kombination aus YogaAsanas, Atemübungen, Tiefenentspannung, Mantra-Singen und Meditation. Durch die viele Praxis hat sich eine hohe Schwingung aufgebaut, welche heilsam auf Körper, Geist und Seele wirkt. Du bekommst viel neue Energie, Kraft und Ausstrahlung, die auch zu Hause noch lange nachwirken und dein Leben bereichern. Wir freuen uns auf dich und wünschen dir einen erlebnisreichen, inspirierenden Aufenthalt.

Bansuri chanted by Atman Shanti

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Atman Shanti chants during a Saturday evening Satsang the kirtan „Krishna as the one who makes the wonderful flute. The flute is the call of the soul. The flute stands for all vibrations and all manifestations are ultimately a divine creation. The flute stands for that we want to be so hollow, want to be as empty as a flute, so that God can play through this body flute. You can find the full text to sing along in the Yoga Vidya Kirtanheft under number 162 or as well here:

Bansuri Bansuri
Bansuri Shyama Ki // 1 //

Hey Rama … // 2 //

Hey Krishna … // 3 //

Hey Jesus … // 4 //

He Buddha // 5 //

O My Lord … Be With Me,
O My Lord … Set Me Free // 6 //

O Mein Gott… Steh Mir Bei,
O Mein Gott… Mach‘ Mich Frei // 7 //

Krishna Krishna Mahayogin chanted by Sukadev

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Sukadev recited during a Saturday evening Satsang the mantra Krishna Krishna Mahayogin which you’ll find in Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook as number 604. „Krishna Krishna Mahayogin“ is a Siddhi mantra Siddhi to get courage and confidence. This mantra is a mantra of confidence and courage: Krishna is called to take all Bhayas, all fears, to free themselves from foreign energy sources. Here the text is to sing along:

Krishna Krishna Mahayogin
Bhaktanam Abhayankara
Govinda Paramananda
Sarvam Me Vasham Anaya

For more background information (in German) please check out the entry in the online Kirtan Songbook.

Om Namah Shivaya with Sundaram and seminargroup

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The musician Sundaram sings during a Saturday evening Satsang with a seminar group the mantra Om Namah Shivaya. More about Sundaram check out Sundaram’s website at www.sundaram.de – Sundaram comes regularly to Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg and as well in the other ashrams at Yoga Vidya North Sea, Allgäu and in Westerwald to give concerts and seminars. More information on yoga, meditation and mantras can be found under www.yoga-vidya.org

Tumi Bhaja Re Mana chanted by Shakti

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Shakti sings in a Saturday night Satsang Yoga Vidya Bad Meinberg, Germany, the kirtan Tumi Bhaja Re Mana. You can find this mantra in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook as number 208 or here is the text to sing along:

Tumi Bhaja Re Mana
Tumi Japa Re Mana
Om Shri Ram Jaya Rām
Japa Re Mana

„Tumi Bhaja Re Mana“ is to be understood as an invitation to all, to sing together. Or you can understand this kirtan also as an invitation to your own mind. He says, „Tumi Bhaja Re Mana“, this means: Tumi – „you“. Bhaja – „give down,“ „adore.“ Re – „Oh“. Mana – „mind“. That is to say: „Oh mind, Oh thought, give toward you, give you out Rama worship, Rama, Rama feel and repeat the name of Rama.“ Japa means to repeat the name of Rama. So does this kirtan „Oh my mind, Oh my thinking, Oh my heart, turn away but please very Rama. Oh please, repeat the name of God. Oh thinking, please feel divine presence. Om Shri Ram Jaya Ram. Get this great mantra, Shri Ram, Jaya Ram.“

Jaya Ganesha with Katyayani

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Katyayani chants a classical mantra called „Jaya Ganesha“ during a Saturday evening satsang at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany. For more information about yoga and Yoga Vidya have a look at our english website: yoga-vidya.org. You can find this kirtan in the Yoga Vidya Songbook as number 2. For english yoga seminars please have a look on our English seminar calendar. Om Shanti.

Hagit Noam and friends perform the mantra Jaya Radha Madhava and the Maha Mantra

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Hagit Noam and friends perform the Krishna Mantra Jaya Radha Madhava and afterwards the Maha Mantra during a concert at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany. Hagit is a regular at Yoga Vidya and gives Seminars and concerts. Here you can find seminars with Hagit. More infos about Hagit also on yogitownrecords.de/wir/hagit-noam/. Here are the lyrics for the first part of this recording to sing along:

Jaya Radha-madhava,
Jaya Kunja-bihari
Jaya Gopijana Vallabha,
Jaya Girivaradhari
Yashoda Nandana,
Brajajana Ranjana
Yamuna Tira Vana Chari

Here are the lyrics for the Maha Mantra:
Hare Rāma Hare Rāma
Rāma Rāma Hare Hare
Hare Kṛṣṇa Hare Kṛṣṇa
Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa Hare Hare

For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at my.yoga-vidya.org
Here you´ll find information about Yoga Vidya Teachers Training Course and workshops: yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar/.

Hagit Noam and friends perform the Ganesha Gayatri Mantra and Om Gam Ganapataye Namah

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Hagit Noam and friends perform the Ganesha Gayatri Mantra and afterwords the Ganesha Mantra Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha. This recording is part of a concert which Hagit and friends gave at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany. You can find more infos (in German) about Hagit at yogitownrecords.de/wir/hagit-noam/. Hagit is a regular teacher at Yoga Vidya and gives seminars and concerts.

The Ganesha Gayatri mantra is the number 613 in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook. Here are the lyrics:

Om
Tat-purushaya Vidmahe
Vakra-tundaya Dhimahi /
Tan No Dantih Prachodayat //

Afterwords Hagit sings the Ganesha Kirtan Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha which is the number 699 in the Yoga Vidya Kirtan Songbook. For more english yoga videos, music, blog posts, etc., please visit our english pages at http://my.yoga-vidya.org. You´ll find information about Yoga Vidya Teachers Training Course and workshops at yoga-vidya.org/english/seminar/.

Shivaya Om Namah Shivaya chanted by Sundaram during the Yoga Vidya Musicfestival

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Om Namah Shivaya – a shiva kirtan – recorded during a concert with Sundaram and band from the Yoga Vidya Musik Festival 2015 at Yoga Vidya in Bad Meinberg, Germany. Shiva literally means the beneficent, the loving, the auspicious. He symbolizes the power of transformation. Enjoy this deeply touching chant and sing along! More about Sundaram, his biography, music and more on his website at sundaram.de – more informations referring to mantras, yoga and meditation on yoga-vidya.org – videos as well on my.yoga-vidya.org/video