During early 2015, additional audio files, and several YouTube videos with intro and sample materials from these workshops will be posted.
Interview conducted by Farah Nazarali of Drishti Point Podcast & Radio, Vancouver, BC Canada during August 2014
Part One ~ 25 minutes
Includes: What mantras are & how they work - Sound vibrations, Sanskrit and our spiritual physiology - Pratyahara (turning within), recreating our identity, re-positioning our perspective - The role of a Guru or advanced teacher, cautions in selecting a teacher - Om as The Pranava, the primordial sound, relation to mantra - Om to bring consciousness & will into the mantra practice - Humility
Part Two ~ 29 Minutes
Includes: The five forms of mantra practice - The role of silent mantra - Achieving a level of continuous effortless mantra practice - Attuning to subtle senses & the inner landscape - Disciplines as commitment to ourselves - Divine grace - The meaning of the mantra versus the goal of going beyond the ego-mind-intellect - Gayatri mantra (long form) & invoking the energies of the luminous lokas into our spiritual physiology - A reminder that with sincerity, consistency and commitment we can achieve progress and results in our chosen spiritual practice.