The most powerful mantras are thousands of years old, some appeared hundreds of years before Christ in ancient Vedic writings.
They have been traditionally used in Buddhism and Hinduism, but for many years their use has spread to other cultures.
But, if you were wondering, a mantra is one or more syllables that do not have a specific meaning, sometimes they are words in Sanskrit, in fact, the word "mantra" comes from Sanskrit and means to free the mind; "Man" means mind and "tra" liberate.
Because of the frequency they produce, they have the power to focus the mind and motivate changes when they are sung or listened to.
Mantras have very high vibrations that are repeated a certain number of times and, because of the frequency they produce, they have the power to focus the mind and motivate changes when they are sung or heard
In this article we will know some of the most powerful mantras that will help you to change aspects of your life in a very simple way.
How do mantras work?
Mantras connect us with divine energies because they are associated with gods, chakras, or sacred texts of various religions. Some argue that enunciating them produces an alignment of the universe based on an understanding of the meaning they offer, so their meaning must be known.
- Some of the functions of the mantras are:
- Bring peace and serenity
- Provide protection
- Clean our inner "I"
- Generate harmony in our being
- Strengthen the mind
- Encourage introspection
The ideal is to repeat them verbally or mentally. The most well-known sacred syllable is "OM", which is pronounced "aum" and is ideal to start on this path. It is advisable to include it at the beginning or end of your meditation routine three to five times at the beginning. The most important thing is the vibration, you must feel it, let yourself go and enter its power.
Exercise to start using mantras
- Sit in a place where you won't be interrupted for at least half an hour.
- Choose the mantra of your choice or start with an Om.
- Identify the intention of meditation and the use of the mantra.
- Follow the steps to meditate. Concentrate on your breathing for 5 minutes, following the natural rhythm of the body.
- Begin to vocalize the mantra, taking a slow breath and pronouncing the sound as you exhale, prolonging it as much as possible. Do not force it. Repeat at your own pace, trying not to leave moments of silence between one mantra and the next.
- Follow the natural rhythm of your breathing without being out of breath. When you feel that the transition is natural and effortless, lower your voice until the chanting of the mantra is internal.
- Let the inner song go down in volume as well until you find silence.
- Enjoy this silence for as long as you want. In Hindu ceremonies, japa mala is sometimes worked, which are accessories similar to a rosary, which have 108 balls (sometimes 21) to recite the chosen mantra this number of times.
Mantras for protection
These mantras help ward off negative energies and protect your nearby space, preventing ills or difficult situations in the office or at home.
- Ram Yam Khan: very effective for the protection of home and family members.
- Om Viyaja Ganapayate Namaha: protects against negative thoughts and the conflicts they can cause. It is also useful to avoid relationship problems.
- Om Vijaya Ganapayate Namaha: It is used to positively resolve conflicts or situations in which we may feel attacked or treated unfairly.
- Om Durga Ganapayate Namaha: This mantra is recommended before embarking on a journey or move to stay safe and that everything ends positively.
- Om Sanat Kumara Ah Hum: It is an enhancer of inner strength and courage for those who practice it.
Mantras for love
These mantras serve to manifest love and protect it, but not only the love of a couple, but also the love that we have for ourselves or that we project to those around us.
Mantras for love purify us and prepare us to receive a great gift, they act making the person who pronounces them more attractive and luckier for dating or relationships and align them with vibrations that act as a magnet to create love scenarios true.
- Aham Prema: it means "I am the maximum power of divine love" and it works to enhance and attract love in all its forms.
- Om Parama Prema Rupaya Namaha: With this mantra divine love is invoked and with it the presence of the couple you want to enter your life is received and honored.
- Om Radha Krishnaya Namaha: It is mainly used for love of couples, to increase passion and intimacy.
Mantras for money
There are various mantras that can attract prosperity. Between them we have:
- Om Vasudhare Svaha: It comes from Buddhism and is considered a prayer to the goddess Vasudhara (earth), those who use this mantra will be blessed with abundance, wealth and prosperity. It is advisable to repeat it 108 times for at least 40 days.
- Om Sarva Sampati Rupinyei Namaha: With this mantra the divine mother is invoked to fill the person who utters it with monetary blessings. It should be repeated 108 times upon awakening and 108 before sleep for 40 days without interruption, even if you start to see results before that time.
- Om Shrim Maha Lakshmiyei Swaha: There are those who use it to attract love, but it is very effective in attracting abundance and money. Remove obstacles to continue the path of financial success. It should be repeated 108 times a day for 40 days, with total focus and extreme respect, as it is addressed to the Hindu god Ganesh.
Mantras for health
In the area of health there are two very important mantras: Wha Hay Guru and Sa Ta Na Ma
- Wha Hay Guru: attracts mental clarity, relieves all kinds of stress and solves any spiritual and mental block. It can be translated as "ecstasy through the mind".
To do this you can follow these steps:
- Sit cross-legged and spine straight.
- Block your right nostril with your right thumb.
- Hold your breath as you repeat the mantra 16 times.
- Use your right pinky to block the left nostril, lift your thumb from your right nostril and exhale.
- Again, block your right nostril, breathe in on the left, and repeat the mantra 16 times as described.
- Sa Ta Na Ma
This is a mantra used in yoga and translates as "Life, Death, Inniness and Rebirth", it is believed that it can help relieve stress, improve concentration, circulation and enhance the union between body and mind.
To practice it you can follow these steps:
- Sit cross-legged and back straight.
- Place the palms of the hands up and the wrists on the knees. Close your eyes and try gently to touch the index fingers and the rest with the thumb of each hand.
- Say "Sa" when the index finger touches the thumb.
- Say "Ta" when the middle finger touches the thumb.
- Say "Na" when the ring finger touches the thumb.
- Say "Ma" when the little finger touches the thumb.
- Repeat the chant again for ten minutes.
There are some people who think that the presence of a guru is necessary for the mantras to be effective, but it is up to each person to have faith and practice them until they are able to connect with the energy of the universe through these mantras.
It is advisable to start performing these mantras for about ten minutes a day and gradually increase the time you spend on them. They can make a big difference in your life.