Monday Mantra: Dhanvantri, the Celestial Physician

This week’s Monday Mantra is such an important mantra in sound therapy. It is an invocation of Dhanvantri, the Celestial Physician. Dhanvantri is the Hindu god of medicine and Ayurveda. He is prayed to for good health, for either oneself or for others in need. Healing from Dhanvantri should be accepted in whatever form it comes; it doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Om Hari

Monday Mantra this week consists of just two words: Om Hari. It’s sung, rather than chanted and is very relaxing.

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Invocation to Saraswati Mantra

Saraswati is the Goddess of learning, knowledge, communication and the arts. This week’s Monday Mantra is to Saraswati for everyone embarking on a new school year, a new course of study, and for clear communication.

Mala Making Workshop

mala and mantra

I’m delighted to introduce this new mala making workshop.

Mala are used to count repetitions of mantra. They have 108 beads, plus a centre bead called the meru (or guru bead). Beads come in a variety of materials, although it is common to find them made of rosewood beads. Shell, bone, and semi-precious stones are also popular.

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Sacred Feminine Energy: Adi Shakti Mantra

Adi Shakti is an ancient symbol of sacred feminine energy. Imagine a lone woman, arms held aloft in an arc, holding the world above her. This is Adi Shakti. Primal force, ultimate divine energy, Creator, Observer and Destroyer of the Universe.

In the Women’s Circle that runs here at Earthtones, we explore the Sacred Feminine, both in the universe and … Continue reading