|Singing Power into Being|
Singing Power into Being
The Lamas introduce the practices of Dzogchen gar-dang—yogic song—in which the subtle resonances of the dimension of sound can be discovered as a method of establishing presence of awareness (rigpa). The Aro songs function through essential energy to re-establish our innate vitality. These dakini songs are not simply dramatic and powerful, they are also melodically beautiful – and to practice them evokes joy. The Lamas introduce the human voice as multicoloured natural potency through which a vast unequivocal knowledge can be spontaneously apprehended. We learn that singing is not simply part of a rich tradition – but an advanced yogic technique which employs the breath to galvanise the subtle body.
Here are some recordings of Aro yogic singing:
Recommended reading: we have a full-length article on yogic song, with many more recordings.
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