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Sacred Music

Learn to use mantras and songs to create a happy heart, a clear mind and a rejuvenated body! Go deeper into the science of chanting, mantras and the power of sacred music. All of the songs, albums and collections below are original melodies and lyrics except where noted. Inspiration for this music is drawn from multiple world traditions, primarily Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism. For permission to use this music for public performances or to use any of these selections for workshops or retreats, please contact Kathleen at kathleenkarlsen@msn.com

ALL MANTRAS & SONGS

Learn to use mantras and songs to create a happy heart, a clear mind and a rejuvenated body! Go deeper into the science of chanting, mantras and the power of sacred music.

MUSIC-RELATED ARTICLES 

Explore the meaning behind the music in these articles on specific mantras, the practice of kirtan, Eastern deities and more. Learn about the scientific basis of the positive effects of singing.

SANSKRIT MANTRAS

A mantra is a word or term of power. Every mantra has a specific and exact power. Sanskrit is known as the Mother tongue because it is the root of so many other languages.

BUDDHIST MANTRAS

An introduction to mantras and the concept of seed syllables. Free mantra course includes over 90 minutes of videos in 10 segments featuring full-color illustrations, artwork and mantra lyrics. 

WESTERN SACRED SONGS

The devotional songs below are original music and lyrics by Kathleen Karlsen honoring the Judeo Christian tradition. This includes angels and the concept of the Holy Spirit.

ONE WORD MANTRAS

One word mantras include the powerful bija seed syllables as well as other significant words in Sanskrit. These words are often used individually or in combination with each other in mantras.

VOCAL MEDICINE ALBUM

Vocal Medicine album tracks for listening, chanting and meditation. “Vocal Medicine” is a reference to the psychological, emotional and health-supporting benefits of mantras.

FREE MANTRA COURSE

An introduction to mantras and the concept of seed syllables. Free mantra course includes over 90 minutes of videos in 10 segments featuring full-color illustrations, artwork and mantra lyrics.

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VOCAL MEDICINE BOOK

Vocal Medicine reveals Kathleen Karlsen’s personal journey with mantras, chanting and kirtan. Benefit from Kathleen’s years of research into the power of sacred music.

CHAKRA SOUNDS

Learn the sounds associated with each chakra and how to strengthen your chakras through sound. Includes toning, bija seed syllables and mantras. Features videos with chakra sounds.

ASTROLOGY MANTRAS

Astrological mantras are designed to mitigate challenges and amplify positive configurations. These simple mantras are based on the Vedic astrological system. Listen to astrological mantras.

CHAKRA CHANT MEDITATION

The chakra meditation in this video uses the chakra seed syllables combined with appropriate instruments for each chakra. Chant along with each verse or use as a sound healing experience.