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The truth of who we are is within us — although it may fade over time. You may find that your own voice becomes that of someone else. When that happens, you may start to feel that you have lost the essence of what makes you who you are as an individual.
Fortunately, there is technology within the realms of Kundalini Yoga to help you. The Mul Mantra allows you to reconnect with your inner child. When you do that, you will become closer to the version of yourself as its purest form. It is an exercise in your own truth.
Whenever you need to tap into your inner world, you can use this mantra to your advantage. In your moments when you are feeling weak, you have this technology on the tip of your tongue. Use it as you see fit and allow the power to overtake your being.
Benefits of this Mantra
- Connect with your inner child spirit
- Spark your most intuitive state
- Find the answers you need from within
- Strengthen your own voice
- Find the power you have been lacking
- Experience a state of total neutrality
- Resparks your natural curiosity
- How to do this Mantra
The Mul Mantra is technology that is available to any of us at any time. When you need to return to your most intuitive state, you can utilize the power of this chant.
There are many options available to you. You may wish to lay down a yoga mat on the ground, sit in a place of peace, and then begin your mantra.
Alternatively, some students find that it is useful to use this mantra as part of a larger exercise — perhaps a kriya, with music, or as a meditation. Decide which works for you.
Once you are ready to begin your chant, repeat the following mantra verbatim:
“Ek Ong Kaar, Sat Naam, Karataa Purakh,
Nirbho, Nirvair, Akaal Moorat, Ajoonee, Saibhang, Gur Prasaad.
Jap! Aad Such, Jugaad Such, Hai Bhee Such, Naanak Hosee Bhee Such.”
Meaning of this Mantra
To fully gain the benefits of this Kundalini Yoga mantra, it may be helpful for you to have a translation. As you utter each of the words, you should be focusing on their deep truth. With that in mind, here is an English-language translation of the complete Mul Mantra:
“There is one creator and His name is truth. He oversees and does everything, devoid of fear or vengeance.
Never was He born, nor will He die. He illuminates all and is the Guru’s gift.
Meditate! It was true in the beginning and will remain so throughout the ages of time. Even now, it is true. Oh, Nanak, it is forever true.”
Now that you are comfortable with the Mul Mantra, you may choose to use it as you please. Memorize it and recite it to yourself in the times when you need it the most. Try it for yourself and see where the mantra takes you!