Who wrote the Invocation to Patanjali?

Who wrote the Invocation to Patanjali?

Geeta S. Iyengar
Iyengar. AUM is the first primordial sound, an adi nada. The three syllables A, U, M represent the entire range of sound and creation.

What is Invocation to Patanjali?

Invocation to Patanjali is a chant that is often used to open an Iyengar Yoga class, or before chanting the Yoga Sutras. It is a way of honouring Patanjali, once of the ancient forefathers of the yogic tradition. The Iyengar tradition in particular is grounded in the teachings of Patanjali.

What is Patanjali prayer?

Meaning: To the noblest of sages, Patanjali, who gave us yoga for serenity of mind, grammar for purity of speech and medicine for the perfection of the body, I salute.

Who wrote the invocation?

Andrew Lovley
The invocation was written by Andrew Lovley, a member of the Southern Maine Association of Secular Humanists who had previously used the invocation in 2009 to invoke an inauguration ceremony for new city officials in South Portland, Maine.

What does Ashtanga opening chant mean?

blessing of gratitude
This chant is traditionally done at the beginning of the Ashtanga practice. The opening chant is a blessing of gratitude offered to the lineage of teachers and their students who have enabled this ancient practice to survive through thousands of years so that we can experience its benefits today.

What is invocation in wedding?

Invocation: In a religious ceremony, this includes asking God (or any “higher power”) to bear witness to the ceremony. In a non-religious ceremony, this can be an address to the guests to ask for their attention to bear witness to the union of the couple.

Where does the Ashtanga opening mantra come from?

The verses come from two different sources. The first two lines come from the Yoga Tārāvalī and the second two lines from a traditional prayer to Patañjali. Patañjali is thought to be the author of a number of Sanskrit works.

What is the Ashtanga series?

The Ashtanga Primary Series is called Yoga Chikitsa, meaning yoga therapy, because of the cleansing and toning effect it has on both body and mind. On a mental level, through regular practice focus, willpower, mind-body awareness and confidence are improved as we overcome the mental obstacles to our practice.

Who found Iyengar Yoga?

B. K. S. Iyengar
Iyengar Yoga, named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar, and described in his bestselling 1966 book Light on Yoga, is a form of yoga as exercise that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of yoga postures (asanas).

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