Nada Yoga: Music and Yoga

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Nada is a Sanskrit word which means sound and the nadam is referred to as one’s inner guru (teacher) or inner guide and it is said that one who is devoted to the inner guru, the nada, the inner music, obtains the highest bliss!  In class, I often talk about pratyahara, the withdrawing of the senses by shutting out as many external sights and sounds as possible.  The first stage of pratyahara is to become still and quiet and allow an inner tranquillity to permeate the senses.  This can often be difficult for us to do! So one skill to … Read More