Feb 14, 2023
Om Namah Shivaya is an ancient mantra, considered to be the king of all mantras in the Siddha yoga lineage from which it comes. While it is a mantra to honor Shiva, the five syllables NA MA SHI VA YA each have their own meaning.
This episodes's guest is Libby Love, who was influencial in Derek's path to becoming a yoga teacher. In 2010 she was teaching at Swan River studio in New Orleans, where Derek began practicing Jivamukti Yoga. She now lives and teaches in Austria. She has a deep connection to the Om Namah Shivaya mantra and shares some of her knowledge about it.
Learn about the mantra, and how to remember its meaning, on this episode of the Don't Forget Yoga Podcast.
Find Libby at yogatirol.at, Libby Love Yoga on Telegram, and @libbylove_yoga on IG.
Here's a blog I wrote about the benefit class Libby taught in New Orleans to help me get to my teacher training, with photos.