Heart Opening Meditation
This is from the really lovely and powerful singer, Sat Kartar Kaur!
Click here to get the meditation!
"Sat Kartar" is a sound that Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh Path, (which many of our Kundalini Yoga mantras have come from) would speak, when things would happen, good or bad. His response was, "Sat Kartar!" and in effect he was saying, God or the Great Divine One, is the One doing this action, this situation.
The "Sat" in the mantra is first identifying the Soul's True Sound (means Essence of Truth, or Being) with the palms in prayer pose at the heart (picture 1). It is said that directly behind the heart is supposedly where the Soul resides. "Kartar" means Doer, and when the two words are combined, it is to say "Doer, Manifestor, or Walker of the Truth."
We are making the gesture, in picture 2 extending this vibration forward in a straight line/projection out of the heart.
In picture 3, the arms sweep open and spread the frequency of the heart outwards in an arc on the plane line of where the Heart and Soul reside and radiate out from us.
When the movement and these primal sounds are repeated/affirmed over time, as a practice, we are in effect, opening, expanding, and directing the energetic FLOW of the Heart. The second aspect of this heart-opening mantra is that it is a key to living in a state of Faith; we are calling our Souls to walk, to experience, to do, in our lives with the belief and understanding that the Divine One is working in all situations.
To experience the trusting, faithful aspect of love in our lives, we sometimes need to first do the work to open and trust the Flow of the Divine doing everything. (Hence the name of the CD FLOW). When we open to that Flow then we establish and allow a path for the Universe to Flow back to us in response, with All it is waiting to give to us.
Click here to get Sat Kartar Kaur's album with that mantra beautifully sung. There are also sound clips there.