Mantra for the Aquarian Age: Sat Siri Siri Akal

Screen Shot 2014-05-20 at 10.14.50 AMWhen we’re faced with challenges, we all have different reactions.  Some of us retreat and withdraw, finding comfort in hiding ourselves out of view.  Others still deny that anything is going wrong, preferring a fantasy to the harshness of reality.  Still others give into greed or scarcity, preserving a protecting themselves at the expense of others.  Of course, there are positive reactions to challenges.  But the people who face the difficult times with their heads held high, facing their fears and walking forward, and helping others to do the same live with victory.  They have connected to a sense of timelessness and strength that is beyond them and their small circumstances.

In the Aquarian Age, Yogi Bhajan warned, we would need to be victorious.  The challenges that we face will require us to be steady and to connect with something larger than ourselves.  That’s where the Kundalini yoga mantra “Sat Siri Siri Akal” comes in.  Known by Kundalini yogis as one of the mantras in the Aquarian Sadhana, this mantra is actually known as the “Aquarian Mantra”.  It’s ability to allow us to relate to ourselves as timeless, deathless beings grants us victory over circumstances and imparts a deep sense of peace to the chanter.

Mantra: Sat Siri Siri Akal

Complete Mantra:

Sat siree siree akaal, siree akaal mahaa akaal,
Mahaa akaal, sat naam, akaal moorat, wahay guroo


The True Great One, Great Deathless, Great Deathless beyond Death, Beyond Death, Truth is His name,  Deathless form of God, Blissful Experience of the Divine

This mantra gives courage, caliber, and victory in one’s life.  It helps us to overcome all of the negative reactions to challenges, whether it be retreating, fantasizing, or the illusion of separateness.

Chanting “Sat Siri Siri Akal” is an empowering experience.

The following versions by Mirabai Ceiba, Nirinjan Kaur, Gurunam Singh, Sada Sat Kaur and Simrit Kaur are just a sample of what’s out there:

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Ramdesh Kaur, MA, is an IKYTA Certified Kundalini Yoga teacher trained by Gurmukh. She writes extensively on yoga, spirituality and mantra. She hosts the show "Spirit Voyage Radio with Ramdesh" on Unity FM, one of the Top 100 Itunes Podcasts, and leads Spirit Voyage's 40 Day Global Sadhanas, which bring together 20,000 meditators from 65 countries. Before working with Spirit Voyage, she was the residential Kundalini yoga teacher at Parmarth Niketan in Rishikesh, India in the Himalyan foothills, and has a Master's Degree from the Courtauld Institute in London. She is the author of "Yoga and Mantras for a Whole Heart" with Karan Khalsa and has three best selling guided meditation CDs "Journey into Stillness", "Relaxation Meditations", and "Stress Relief Meditations" (with crystal singing bowl master Ashana) all available on Spirit Voyage, ITunes and Amazon. She teaches at festivals internationally and leads powerful personal creativity retreats in Mexico with her partner Harnam Singh, an accomplished mantra musician.

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