The vedas are
timeless and ageless. They transcend religion and beliefs. They
encompass immense knowledge and wisdom. Traditionally it has
been taught that just listening to Vedic chants and mantras
permeates and nurtures the mind and soul. Vedic mantras can put
you in touch with the source and connect you to a higher level
programme for the prevention or rehabilitation of heart disease
involves active reduction of stress. A healthy diet, meditation
and exercise are part of this programme. Listening to Vedic
mantras specifically aimed at the heart will place you firmly on
the path to good health and well being.
The heart is
perceived as the seat of emotions. Negative energies, both
physical and emotional, inflict great pain on the heart. It is
human tendency to hold on to negative emotions and brood over
them. This sustained emotional stress, if not dealt with in the
proper way, gets converted into physical ailments of the heart.
One must learn
to accept one's emotions and be more accepting of the natural
ebbs and flows which occur in the human mind. The process of
letting go of these counter-productive thoughts will facilitate
the healing of the heart.
faults and imperfections in others will inevitably have a
negative effect on the heart. When one's heart generously
perceives and appreciates the good qualities in others it will
have a salutatory effect on the heart and fill it with positive
unpleasant life event has gouged out a piece of one's heart our
inner reservoir of strength tends to dry up. This disrupts the
connection between body, mind and soul. In this state the
process of emotional healing can begin only when one learns to
connect to the Cosmic Consciousness. When the body, mind and
soul unite as a healthy amalgamation, the resonance and
equilibrium of the heart is restored.
When we ignore
and discard decisions made by the heart in favor of the rational
dictates of the head the resulting conflict can damage the
heart. An estranged heart, hurt constantly by a continuous
suppression is a bag of choked emotions. Opening the self to
the inner voice of the heart allows healing.
Veda pandit Tatwamasi Dixit says
"to protect and nurture your
heart be in touch with your inner self. Open your heart to the
higher self. Be kind to your self. Learn to love yourself and
others unconditionally. Be forgiving of yourself and others.
Most importantly learn to let go.
To get the
maximum benefit out of these mantras here are a few guidelines
to help you meditate.
comfortably in a calm and peaceful atmosphere. Leave your hands
loosely on your lap with the palms turned upwards. Close your
eyes. Inhale deeply and exhale slowly seven times to calm your
mind and body. Be receptive and open to the mantras. Let them
pervade and permeate every cell of your body. Submerge yourself
in the peace and tranquility that emanates from the mantras".
You can best
observe the essence of these mantras by listening to them in two
sessions. Choose a calm time in your day such as early morning
or late evening.