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Sacred Sound: Discovering the Myth and Meaning of Mantra and Kirtan by Alanna Kaivalya


Bhajan and KirtanEastern Practices

Publisher: New World Library (April 15, 2014)
ISBN: 978-1608682430
Paperback / Hardcover: 232 pages
About: In yoga practice, mantra and kirtan (call-and-response devotional chanting) get short shrift in the West because they aren’t well understood, though they are an integral part of almost every Eastern spiritual practice. They are designed to provide access into the psyche while their underlying mythology helps us understand how our psychology affects daily life. Sacred Sound shares the myths behind the mantras and kirtans, illuminating their meaning and putting their power and practicality within reach of every reader...