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Damaru is the musical instrument of Adiyogi, the first yogi. He is also the Adi Guru or the first Guru. The yogic lore says that on the day of Guru Purnima, he decided to offer the science of yoga to his seven disciples, who are, now, celebrated as the Saptarishis.
Three forces. Three qualities. Three devas. A trio, seemingly separate on the surface, but go a little deeper, and you will find a seamless union. Bridge the gap between trinity and unity, and you will find Mahadeva.
Aum Namah Shivaya
This mantra, when uttered with awareness, helps purify the system and bring meditativeness. Aum Namah Shivaya, which is held as the Mahamantra in certain cultures, has something to do with the panchaksharas, or the five elements in nature.
Composed by Sounds of Isha on the occasion of Dakshinayana or the summer solstice, the momentous time when Adiyogi chose to become the Adi Guru, the first guru, to transmit yoga to his seven disciples.
Guru Paduka Stotram
Guru Paduka Stotram is a very powerful chant that glorifies the “sandals of the Guru,” which are symbolically represented as “the boat to help cross the endless ocean of life.” This chant enables one to become receptive to the Guru’s Grace.
One of the most well known Sanskrit chants, Nirvana Shatakam was composed by Adi Shankaracharya himself over a thousand years ago. This chant embodies a spiritual seeker’s pursuit.
This chant has to do with the more gentle forms of Shiva. In contrast to his wild and crazy forms, Shambo is a gentler, beautiful form of Shiva. It can be a key to open you up and to break limitations.
Here’s a song to get you in the spirit of Mahashivratri. Listen and let the effortless jive get you swaying.
Adi Shankara’s work set to Isha’s own music, from the Mantra Series of Sounds Of Isha. Originally performed during a Guru Pournami Satsang with Sadhguru.