Sending the Soul to God

Meditation: Sending the Soul to God

  • Mantra: Akal
  • Posture:

    Sit in easy pose, with a straight spine, and slightly tuck the chin in. With the elbows straight bring the hands into Gyan Mudra. Gyan Mudra is where the Jupiter finger touches the thumb and the elbows are straight as seen in the picture, with the hands resting on the knees.

  • Time: Minimum of 3 repititions, but as many as you'd like
  • Eyes: Eyes are closed.
  • Teacher's Notes & More Information:

    This is a meditation that is done to help release a soul to merge with God. This meditation is a final and beautiful gift to give to someone when they pass from this life and transiiton to whatever lies beyond. It is also a way to help say goodbye and heal your own heart from the loss of a loved one. Chanting Akal helps to lighten from the Earth vibration and allow the sould lift beyond.

    Yogi Bhajan taught that a soul stays in the Earth's vibration for 17 days after leaving its body. Chanting Akal daily for those 17 days is very helpful for them. It is a very powerful chant when done with a group, especially if that group is focusing its group energy on a single soul.

    For your own practice, you would ideally chant twice per day for the first 3 days, 2 ½ hours before sun rises and sets. Then continue on once daily for the reamining 14 days.

    Read more about chanting Akal at the healer Siri Gian's Website:

    You can also read a great blog about using Akal to face a loved one's death at the Kundalini Yoga Blog: Coping with Death, Spiritually

  • Complete Mantra:


  • Language: Gurmukhi, Sanskrit