INTERVIEWS

Diving Deep with Crown of Eternity’s Mike Tamburo

Diving Deep with Crown of Eternity’s Mike Tamburo

How did you first get into Kundalini Yoga? I had started seeing the word Kundalini in my reading when I was younger and the word held a kind of power to me, even before I understood what it meant.  Before Kundalini Yoga, I was exploring the teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff...

Meet Maya Fiennes

Meet Maya Fiennes

[Editor’s Note: Maya Fiennes teaches yoga informed by a wide variety of yogic and other traditions.  She is not a KRI-Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher.] We are honored to have Maya Fiennes joining us for the first time at Sat Nam Fest Malibu Canyon! Maya is a mother,...

Teacher Spotlight: Yogi Amandeep

Teacher Spotlight: Yogi Amandeep

[Editor's Note: Yogi Amandeep teaches yoga informed by a wide variety of yogic traditions.  He is not a KRI-Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher.] How did you first get into yoga? Amandeep Singh: The first sound I heard was Mul Mantra when I was born. The Mul Mantra was...

YOGA

Create your Perfect Sat Nam Fest Weekend!

Create your Perfect Sat Nam Fest Weekend!

Sat Nam Fest is a five-day immersion opportunity to experience the joy, rejuvenation and challenges of Kundalini Yoga in the sacred lands of Joshua Tree, CA. For those of us with busy schedules, the Weekender Pass allows you to join the festivities Friday through...

MUSIC

10 Reasons to Chant: The Benefits of Mantra Meditation

10 Reasons to Chant: The Benefits of Mantra Meditation

Chanting is a pleasure that transcends the senses, it takes us beyond the bounds of time and space (which is why we don’t have to understand the mantra). Thus it soothes in a most profound way. It soothes on a cellular level. It merges our finite identity with the infinite, and so dissolves us. It relieves us from the sights and sounds and stimulation of the material world and delivers us into a spiritual space, where the sound is God. The material needs are reduced to nothing but mind chatter, and like smoke pumped into the sky, will be scattered into the expanse. Through the sweetness of devotional surrender, mantra turns the negative into positive. I once heard it said: “as music has charms to soothe a savage beast, so the spiritual sound of mantra soothes the restless mind.”