(resting in devotion): Heartfelt nurturing Total Yoga Nidra meditations with voice, music and poetry.
An album of live recordings of multi-vocal, musical Yoga Nidra practices in the spirit of Bhakti Yoga – the yoga of devotion to spirit.
By Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, with Sivani Mata Francis, Susie Ro Prater and Antarma Anthony Buckland.
Nourish your heart with Bhakti Nidra – the treasure of deep rest with the healing sounds of sacred Sanskrit mantras and poetry. These multi-vocal Total Yoga Nidra practices are crea- tive co-collaborations, which manifested to nourish and heal through a combination of Total Yoga Nidra, vocal improvisa- tions, medicine music, and mantra.
- Great Mother Bhakti Nidra with Uma & Sivani Mata & Harmonium. This nurturing nidra, has the mantra JAI MA (‘Victory to the Mother’, or ‘Viva Pachamamma!’) running throughout in Sivani’s beautiful voice. It was recorded live in an evening session at a Women’s (Mother and Daughter) retreat in Cleeve House in Wiltshire I the early Spring of 2018. The poem ‘And the Great Mother Said’ is by Linda Reuther.
- Ocean Nidra. DreamSong from the Ocean, with Uma leading the Nidra and Susie Ro singing ‘Creatures of the Deep’. This nidra was co-created in Bristol during a weekend Dream- Song workshop led by Uma and Susie. DreamSong offers yoga nidra alternating with four-part harmony singing. This practice is a deep dive into the ocean of rest which is Total Yoga Nidra.
- JAI MAA! Musical Nidra with Uma, Sivani Mata and Antrama This special triple-voice practice, with harmonium and guitar, was recorded in the Kagyu Samye Dzong Tibetan Buddhist centre in South East London. The improvisation occurred during a Total Yoga Nidra Immersion weekend, taught by Uma and her husband Nirlipta Tuli at which Sivani and Antram were both as- sisting. Together, one afternoon all three voices came together to offer this practice of Bhakti Nidra straight form the heart.
- Viento (Winds) Nidra. with Uma leading the Nidra and Susie Ro singing. This nidra was co-created in Bristol during a week- end DreamSong workshop led by Uma and Susie Ro. DreamSong offers yoga nidra alternating with four-part harmony singing. This practice offers a deep dive into the ocean of rest which is Total Yoga Nidra.