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  • Hamsa - Swan in Ayurveda

    May 12, 2020 1 min read

    Hamsa - Swan in Ayurveda
    This beautiful Swan if gracefully swimming in Lake Constance (Bodensee) in Germany.

    Hamsa or the swan is often identified with the supreme spirit. A swan is also the Vahana (that which carries) goddess Saraswati. Hamsa is also a symbol of breath and this connection is beautifully elaborated in many sacred scriptures of India.

    Hamsa as the mantra that constantly repeats itself in the form of the breath – ham on the in breath and sa on the out breath. Hamsa is one of the mantra of the Siddha Yoga path which teaches that Hamsa is identical with So ‘ham. It’s meaning is ‘I am that’ therefore, union with the divine self – the awareness of ‘I am that’ – naturally arises In one who becomes absorbed in the mantra as the flow of the breath.

    In Ayurveda a pulse which is a deep steady pulse, like a graceful swan as it glides on the water is displaying Kapha properties.

    Do you like swans?

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