The Mystery and Power of Mantra

Learn how mantras act as forces for healing and how they serve as supports for collecting and concentrating the energies of the mind.

We will explore the meaning of various mantras used in the Himalayan tradition and learn to cultivate a deeper relationship with the mantra you use for meditation through japa practice (mantra repetition).

Rolf Sovik

President and Spiritual Director of the Himalayan Institute and a clinical psychologist in private practice, Rolf Sovik has studied yoga in the United States, India, and Nepal. He holds degrees in philosophy, music, Eastern studies, and clinical psychology. Former Co-Director of the Himalayan Institute of Buffalo, NY he began his practice of yoga in 1972, and was initiated as a pandit in the Himalayan tradition in 1987. He is the author of Moving Inward, co-author of the award-winning Yoga: Mastering the Basics, and a contributor to Yoga International.