Mantras and Their Meanings
Mantras are Sounds or Phrases.
Mantras are repeated in meditation as a means of concentration.
The quality of the mantras are thought to attune the mind and body leaving you feeling refreshed and rested.
Mantras can be chanted out loud, or silent. Mantras have been used throughout the centuries to aid in meditation.
Here are some mantras, and their meanings:
Aa Oo Um: Used to begin meetings to facilliate commmunication.
Aham Brahma Asmi: I am one with the universe, and I feel connected to all things. May the pure light of action-less awareness wash away all ideas of separation from my mind.
Ajai Alai: Lifts one from depression and anger.
Aham Brahma Asmi: I am one with the universe, and I feel connected to all things.
Bahota Karam: Create prosperity and harmony.
Bountiful, Blissful, Beautiful: For self-esteem and self-confidence.
Chattra Chakkra Vartee: It is a mantra used to remove fear, anxiety and phobias. It is a mantra to make one experience victory.
Dharti Hai Akash Hai: Keeps you humble and effective on your new ventures, and attracts opportunities for prosperity.
Healthy and Happy am I: Self explanatory.
Om: May this supreme mantra bring me the realization of universal oneness.
Om Kali Ma: Of Time, death and change. May my inner demons of ego and ignorance be destroyed so that I may progress along my spiritual path.
Om Mani Padme Hum: May my heart have the strength to feel compassion for all beings.
Om Namah Shivaya: Inner strength, fearlessness, detachment and pure consciousness.
Om Namo Narayanaya: Harmony, balance, peace and inner-transformation. May I be blessed with infinite love, prosperity, power, glory and wisdom.
Om Shri Dhanvantre Namaha: May my healing abilities (physical, mental and emotional) be cultivated and strengthened for my own healing and for healing others.
Om Sri Ramaya Namah: The bestower of happiness, inner peace and balance. May your radiant warrior energy, inner focus and personal integrity reside within me.
Whatever your practices or beliefs may be, we all need reminders to help you lead a good life. Sanskrit is a language of vibration, meaning the energy is held in the words. By now we’re all familiar with OM, “the sound of the universe”, and Namaste, meaning “the light in me honors the light in you”. But there a few more lesser known Sanskrit words that can also help steer us toward our best selves.
Shradda – Faith Veda – Knowledge
Bhakti – Devotion Ananda – Bliss
Shanti – Peace Moksha – Liberation
Prajna – Wisdom Dharma – Righteous path
Santosa – Contentment Prasada – Grace/clarity
Santosha – Contentment/Happiness Soham – I AM
Or choose any set of english word you desire.