Ma – Purifies jealousy and the need for stimulation
Ni – Purifies passion and desire
Pad – Purifies ignorance and prejudice
Me – Purifies possessiveness
Hum – Purifies hatred
This mantra is said to contain all of Buddhism’s principles in a summarized form.
3. LOKAH SAMASTAH SUKHINO BHAVANTU
This Hindu prayer essentially translates to, “May all beings be happy. May all my thoughts, words and actions contribute in some way to the happiness of all beings.” This mantra helps us to become aware of our irrevocable connection with all of life, and helps us to open our hearts to understanding, love and compassion for others.
4. ELOHIM / HAMSA / SATNAM / TAO / SHIVA / RAM
Chanting the name of God/Consciousness/Source is also another powerful type of meditation mantra. Select any name that appeals to you the most and sit with it in silence. Repeat the name in your mind, or out loud. Let the syllables vibrate through you and infuse your mind, heart and soul with meaning, power and significance.
5. HARE KRISHNA HARE KRISHNA, KRISHNA KRISHNA HARE HARE, HARE RAMA HARE RAMA, RAMA RAMA, HARE HARE
This mantra, popularized by the Hare Krishna movement (ISKCON), is a form of transcendental vibration that is said to expand our consciousness by repeating the three names of Supreme Being; Hare, Krishna and Rama. When repeatedly chanted, this mantra helps us to taste something known as Krishna Consciousness (purity of being).
This ancient Hawaiian word translates to, “I’m sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you.” It is pronounced in the following way: ho-oh-pono-pono. This is an excellent mantra to use when you feel distressed, angry or ashamed. You might like to repeat the word “Ho’oponopono” or its literal translation, “I’m sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you” as a mantra.
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