From ancient times until present time, spiritual mantras have been something of a fascination for those who are vaguely familiar with the term, while for others it is a way of life through mediation that is both peaceful and beneficial, mentally and physically. This blog post will show you how.
Simply explained, mantras are Sanskrit words, sounds and phrases which are constantly repeated fairly vocally in meditative circumstances, as the mind concentrates on the essence of the words.
The vibrations created by these sounds are said to be able to help the individual experience the oneness of both body and mind with the surrounding, thus leaving a positively refreshed feeling of purification.
These chanting sessions are done in quite an intentional state of mind using set or specifically chosen words to invoke different and often varying mindset and expectations. Used throughout the centuries, many believe it to be linked to sacred powers which changes according to the words being chanted. The spiritual progression transcending from a higher state of consciousness actually releases some healing powers to effectively heal the physical and energetic matters within the human body.
However, it should be noted that these mantras and the understanding and applications of it differs widely as its symbolism and functionality are often tailored by individual to suit the various traditions and context it is needed. Likewise, a particular mantra used may signify different connotations in the multiple layers of symbolism following a particular school of thought at the time. Those who practice the spiritual mantra process do so with the specific intentions of focusing on the meditative, mysticism, philosophy and psychological aspects whereupon the spirituality is derived from within.
Though often misunderstood and misused especially in more modern environments, nonetheless all who have attempted this form of spiritual connection would attest to its calming and soulful attraction which keeps people wanting more.
Find The Correct Mantra for What You Are Trying to Achieve
There are many reasons why individual seek to practice spiritual mantra chanting. These could range from the need to address specific problems or simply just to connect and stay connected to one body and mind effectively and completely.
For those using this fascinating avenue to achieve specific goals or to have specific issues addressed taking the time to explore the different mantras and their meaning and benefits would be useful and informative.
It would also allow those interested, to narrow down and use the mantras that are most suited to the task of trying a achieve something specific.
The following are some examples of the more popular mantras used for specific purposes:
Aham Brahma Asmi: considered to be an abstract mantra which actually means it is not directed to any specific deity, these words are supposed to evoke a feeling of oneness with all creation, giving the body and mind total and unconfined freedom.
Aham Prema: this is meant to proclaim the love of the highest order, surpassing any humanly possible feeling in all its purity.
Om: also noted as AUM is said to be the root of all letters and words. Intentionally meant to depict the Supreme Being which denotes all three levels of existence in one meaning the past, present and future.
Om Aim Hrim Krim Chamundayai Vichche: this mantra is supposed to focus on the mind concentrating of successfully and speedily achieving all aspirations, desires and goals. It only leaves out courage and energy which is addressed in another separate mantra.
Om Aim Saraswatyai Namah: this mantra is aimed to call on a specific deity’s help for wisdom and knowledge and she is often worshipped by those in the creative arts. The hope of being able to constantly generate new and innovative ideas that are pleasing and perhaps even revenue earning draws individuals to chant this mantra.