background preloader

Zen

Facebook Twitter

Japa Mala Beads » Mantras. Mantras are Sanskrit words, sounds or phrases which are repeated in meditation as an object of concentration. The vibrational quality of the mantra sound currents are thought to help attune the mind and body leaving one feeling refreshed, clean and purified. Mantras can be chanted out loud or internally. They have been used throughout the centuries and it is believed that the sacred power of words and the accompanying sounds in mantra aid in spiritual progression (transcending into higher states of consciousness) and to effect healing in the physical and energetic bodies. Aham Brahma Asmi: This is considered an “abstract” mantra (meaning it is not associated with a particular deity) whose words evoke a feeling of “oneness” with all of creation denying confinement to the body and mind.

View recommended malas for this mantra » Aham Prema: I am Love of the highest order – Divine Love. Om: Om sometimes written as AUM is said to be the root of all letters and words. Hindu Mantras - Free Mantra Meditations with Words and Video. There are many Hindu mantras, these are some well known ones. Literal Translation tat–that (God) savitur–of the sun varenyam–the best bhargo (bhargas)–light, illumination devasya–divine dhimahi–let us meditate (a verb) dhiyo (dhiyah)–thought(s) yo (yah)–which nah–of us, our pracodayat–May it push, inspire (a verb) The Gayatri Mantra One of the best known of all mantras, the Gayatri is said to have the power to purify, illuminate, and heal. Om bhur bhuvah svah tat-savitur varenyam bhargo devasya dhimahi dhiyo yo nah pracodayat Simple Translations "O Divine mother, our hearts are filled with darkness. From us and promote illumination within us. " or "O thou existence Absolute, Creator of the three dimensions, we contemplate upon thy divine light.

Intellect and bestow upon us true knowledge. " Shiva Mantras Om Namah Shivaya Shiva in this context is the supreme reality, the inner Self. Shiva is the name of your true identity, your true self. “I honor the divinity within myself” “I honor that which I am capable of becoming.” Mantras and Translations | Gurudevi.