The Surat Shabd Yoga

The Surat Shabd Yoga

We practise the Surat Shabd Yoga, called Anhat Shabd in the Upanishads and Udgeeth [ song from Above ] in the Vedas. Muslim Saints have called it Sultan-ul-Szkar [ the King of all Sounds ]. It is very simple and can be practised by men and women of all countries and creeds.

Even a child of six can practise it. In this method we simply close our outer openings and attach our mind to the Sound Current that sweetly reverberates in our forehead behind our eyes. This Celestial Life Current in the form of beautiful harmonies proceeds from the Highest Palace of the Lord and, enlivening and energizing all the lower regions on its way, settles down in the brain of man, making it’s headquarters in the center behind the eyes. This is the straight link between man and the Lord. Following this current, we can rise directly to our Origional Home. This is the place from where we origionally descended in the beginning of the world.


This Shabd or Sound Curent has been referred to in the Bible as the Word. In John I, we read ‘In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God and the Word was God. All things were made by Him; and without Him was not anything made that was made.’ European divines have referred to it as Logos. Guru Nanak calls it Shabd. He says, ‘Word [ Shabd ] created the earth and Word created the firmament. Sun, Moon and Stars were created by the Word. It is the Creator of all the universes. And it is resounding in the hearts of all’…

*Daryai Lal Kapur, “ Call of the Great Master” Radha Soami Satsang Beas, India 1993 pages 12-13

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