If you ever find yourself with a mantra stuck in your head, or wake up with one circling your psyche, it is not a mere coincidence. Each mantra is a highly nuanced and prescriptive current of energy that seeks us out when we need it most. So, on a beautiful afternoon in Australia while leading a retreat, when Thapia Na Jai came to my mind, I went looking for its meaning and the power that it bestows.
Consider practicing this Earthquake Meditation from the Kundalini Yoga tradition. It centers you after a jarring experience and was given specifically to reset the magnetic field of the body after an earthquake. After all, our magnetic fields are connected to the Earth’s – so when the Earth’s magnetic field is jostled, so is ours!