Yogini Bhava: Shakti Mantra Unfolds the Divine Within, US edition, Lotus Press, $16.95
Shambhavi has completed her first CD, Yogini Bhava, the ‘mood of the Yogini’, featuring important mantras to various Hindu deities, including several forms of the Goddess, which was recorded in Bangalore in 2009. The CD has already been acclaimed by such groups as the Chopra Center, Hinduism Today and Sivanananda Yoga. It is regarded as one of the most important and powerful mantra CDs done in recent years, including by those trained in Indian classical music.
The CD contains powerful chants and bija mantras to Kali, Durga, Sundari, Lakshmi, Sarasvati, Annapurna, Shiva, Ganesha, Dattatreya and the planet Saturn. These bija mantras are easy to learn and very powerful for any Yoga sadhana. Shambhavi’s deep and melodious voice and her traditional chanting style make for a beautiful and blissful experience. The CD includes wonderful pictures and all the chants along with their translation. It is now available in a beautiful American edition.