Anicent Sciences

13 December 2014 - QA 8

Gurudev, it is said that the Mother Divine defeated the demon Mahishasura simply by making a loud “Hummm” sound. What does this mean?

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar:

Just take a deep breath in and make the same sound, and see what happens to you. You will find that all your lethargy and inertia simply disappear. The demon Mahishasura represents lethargy and inertia.