Ram Dass dscusses Shiva’s dance of life and teaches us the mantra “Aditya rdiyam punyam sari shatru bena shenam” meaning “All evil vanishes from life for him who keeps the sun in his heart.”
When you understand that thought comes from the space of the thoughtless your singing and dancing (work, career, family, relationships) are no other than the voice of the dharma.
Mantras come in many forms. They are typically melodic, mathematically structured meters, thought to be resonant with numinous qualities. At its simplest, the word Om (Aum) serves as a mantra. In more sophisticated forms, they are melodic phrases with spiritual interpretations such as human longing for truth, reality, light, immortality, peace, love, knowledge and action. Yet other mantras are literally meaningless, yet musically uplifting and spiritually meaningful.
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