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Om Hraum (Pr: Hrome)
The chanting of holy mantras is known as Japa.
The purpose of mantra chanting is to help concentrate the mind and cleanse it of negative thoughts.
Mantra chanting is easy to practice and can be done silently or aloud.
For best results, you should try chanting the mantras repeatedly for at least several minutes.
It will leave you feeling very refreshed.
The following are some of the most important mantras.
This is a very ancient and sacred sound which is often used in silent meditation.
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra (Moksha Mantra)
Aum Trayambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Bushtivardhanam
Uurvaarukamiva Bandhanaan Mrityormuksheeya Maamritat
Aum Guru Brahma Guru Vishnu Guru Devoh Maheshwara,
Guru Sachyat Para Brahma Tasmai Shri Guruve Namahe
Godess Gayatri Mantra
Aum Bhur Bhuvah Svaha Tat Savitur Varenyam,
Bhargo Devasyadhimahi Dhiyoyonah Prachodayat
Om Shri Rama-ye Namahe
Sage Patanjali Dhyana Mantra
OM Jivamani prajatbana Sahasra Visrutha Viswam,
Bhara mandalaya Ananthaya nagarajaya namoh namah.
Aum Krishna Krishna Mahayogin Bhakthanam Abayamkara
Govinda Paramanandha Sarwam me Vasamanaye.
Aum Aayurdehii Danamdehii Vidyamdehii Maheswari
Samasthamahilam Dehii Dehii me Parameswarii
Bija Mantras: 'Seed' Syllables
None - these are basic sound vibrations which have no translation.
- These mantras may be used while meditating on the associated chakras.
- These mantras may be repeated while practising the Sun Salutation quickly: recite one mantra in
each posture, sucessively, performing two cycles of this series of 6 mantras.
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