The Most Important Mantra in Kundalini Yoga


Every time we sit down to practice Kundalini Yoga, we tune in with the Adi Mantra, Ong Namo Guru Dev Namo. This mantra translates to, “I bow to the Creative Wisdom, I bow to the Divine Teacher within.” By chanting these words, we arrive and mentally prepare for our practice. We tune into the divine flow and self-knowledge, setting ourselves up for the best learning experience possible. We recognize and honor our inherent desire to transform and grow, and we connect with the internal force that lights the path forward.

Nirvair Singh Khalsa, one of our 23 master teachers in Kundalini Yoga U’s course, The Fundamentals of Kundalini Yoga, and CEO of the Kundalini Research Institute, provides an in-depth translation of this powerful and all-encompassing mantra in Week One of our e-course.  You can see a sneak peek here.


Nirvair Singh explains that the Adi Mantra is our first mantra.  We start every kriya with this mantra.  It is the mantra we use to tune in.

This video is from the course: The Fundamentals of Kundalini Yoga, and incredible course taught by 24 Master Teachers for new students and experienced students alike.  It is a 40-day online course that will change your life.

The ancient practice of Kundalini Yoga is a science and technology that will transform your life from the inside out. With thousands of kriyas, asanas, meditations and pranayams, mastering the basic concepts and techniques will give you the greatest benefit from your practice. Whether you are brand new to Kundalini Yoga, or you have been practicing for years, this e-course has everything you need to take the deep dive into a practice that will bring you to a new state of consciousness and awareness.

Take a deep breath. Dive in. Be transformed.

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