The Power of Mantra and Mystery of Initiation | Himalayan Institute

The Power of Mantra and Mystery of Initiation

by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD


The sacred word and its power to illuminate and transform our lives lie at the core of the Judeo-Christian, Buddhist, Sufi, and Islamic traditions. By drawing on stories from his own experience and from the lives of the sages, Pandit Tigunait makes this esoteric science accessible to a 21st century audience. He explains what a mantra is, why various classes of mantras bring different results, and how to use the power inherent in a meditative mantra to awaken inner peace and fuel spiritual enfoldment. Seekers in all times and from all traditions have made the journey from transitory pleasures to eternal joy with help from the science of mantra. This book is for anyone who longs to join them.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 1996 Current printing 2013
ISBN: 978-0893891763
Pages/Length: 227
Paperback/hardcover: Paperback
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x .6 inches/2 pounds

Biography / Inspiration

About the Author:

Spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait is the successor of Sri Swami Rama. He holds two doctorates, one from the University of Allahabad in India and the other from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a regular contributor to Yoga International magazine, the author of numerous books including the best-selling, At the Eleventh Hour.


"The information Pandit Rajmani so articulately and clearly shares offers abundant and detailed information about many kinds of mantras, meditations, and the peripheral practices that sometimes accompany them."

-- Napra Review

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