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Pranava is the original vibration of the universe that is dancing your life into being. If you feel a resonance calling you back to your inner nature, to the Source of creation, then you have the seed of dharma or wisdom. To re-establish the balance between the inner and outer worlds is what the Buddha called the middle way, and what Aristotle called the Golden Mean, what Lao Tsu called the silent balance between Yin and Yang.
The animation and deep voice chanting was done by Daniel Schmidt and female voice by Eva Dametto. Also check out the documentary "Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds" at http://www.awakentheworld.com.
For those asking how yantra and mantra meditation works... A yantra or mantra is a tool or mechanism for awakening inner energy and consciousness simultaneously. The mantra is simply the audible form of the visual yantra- the two are not separate; it is only our senses that filter the vibratory world. Simply be fully present and conscious, while at the same time removing all resistance to the phenomena you experience (gross and subtle sensations, visuals, sounds, thoughts, emotions, etc.). Do not try to DO anything, think anything or make anything happen, but observe reality as it actually is with a still and unmoving mind. This combination of presence and surrender to what IS, is the essence of meditation.
Pranava was created as part of the film Inner Worlds Outer Worlds. Frequently asked questions about the film and Pranava:
1) Can I download the film and upload it to my own Youtube Channel?
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b) Several individuals have already tried to re-upload the film and to monetize their channel and/or make a profit from selling the film without our permission, or simply to try to build subscribers for their own channel. We don't always know what people's true motivation is (and sometimes neither do they).
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2) Where can I find a screening/ workshop/ meditation retreat etc.
A: Check out http://www.samadhi.ca for meditation retreats and materials related to meditation.