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  Mantra and OM Meditation - Meditation
A mantra is a syllable or group of syllables - sound vibrations - that clear the mind of debris; much as sound vibrations clean jewelry.
Mantra meditation is easily practiced anywhere, as when repeated mentally, no one can see what we are doing.
I recommend that a mantra be chosen in accordance with one's own tradition, so that a feeling of comfort is most easily experienced by the beginner.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art12840.asp   (503 words)

The Mantra's (or mantram as it is sometimes refered to) purpose is to assist your mind to focus when it is scattered.
By chanting mantras, one is able to produce a spiritual effect which is associated with the physical sensation of the vibration the chant produces.
Mantras start a powerful vibration which corresponds to both a specific spiritual energy frequency and a state of consciousness in seed form.
www.angelfire.com /electronic/bodhidharma/mantram.html   (365 words)

  Gayatri Mantra
Mantra's zijn trillingsformules die in stilte inwendig worden gereciteerd, of hardop worden uitgesproken of gezongen.
Het is een groot voorrecht om in deze heilige mantra ingewijd te worden.
Deze tekst is een gedeelte uit het boek 'Gayatri Mantra',
home.wanadoo.nl /jivanjili.sacha/gayatri_mantra1.htm   (2210 words)

Mantras are solar (Saura) and masculine, lunar (Vidya, Saumya) and feminine, and neuter.
Mantra is the manifestation of Sakti and thus is Cit Sakti, which is part of Sat, Cit, Ananda; She having Cit Sakti is Citrupini, the form of Consciousness.
Mantra is a magical formula based on a sound, a syllable, a word, a phrase or a verse which, when chanted in silence, solo, or chorus, creates wholesome vibrations and energy.
www.bhagavadgitausa.com /MANTRA.htm   (3761 words)

However, the most usual mantras are associated with a particular deity and appear as part of the ritual of worship of that deity -- a formula of praise/ invocation.
The mounting total of mantras that are chanted, muttered and murmured is usually reckoned by means of the mala [Tibetan tenwa,] or string of prayer beads.
If this mantra is carved onto rocks and mountains, and a human or non-human being comes into contact and sees it, he or she will develop the conditions to be a bodhisattva in the next life, and thereby relieve suffering.
www.khandro.net /practice_mantra.htm   (2939 words)

Mantras are not prayers and the relationship of the letters of the Sanskrit alphabet, whether consonants or vowels, he says, point to the appearance of devata (divinity) in different forms.
A mantra can only work if it is received from a guru who has, herself or himself, received it in an unbroken line from its first rishi.
The bija mantra Krim is described as the pitribhuvasini, that is the goddess who dwells in the ancestral or cremation ground, Kali.
www.shivashakti.com /mantra.htm   (1038 words)

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Mantra did outstanding job by meeting all 22 milestones of a phase right on time by delivering high quality code, transparent and effective project management, shortest ramp up times for resources...
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 Dining Out | Mantra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mantra was expected to open almost six months before it actually did, in June.
Mantra’s avant-garde design evokes the most experimental restaurants in New York City, and there is no Indian or fusion food per se; the food is " trans-ethnic, " with platonic, pure flavors and geometric shapes.
Mantra’s wine list is very expensive (not a lot under $50) but looks very good for the food, with lots of spicy Alsatian whites and decently aged Italian reds.
www.bostonphoenix.com /boston/food_drink/dining/documents/01751449.htm   (1200 words)

 Om Mani Padme Hum: The Meaning of the Mantra in Tibetan Buddhism
The mantra originated in India; as it moved from India into Tibet, the pronunciation changed because some of the sounds in the Indian Sanskrit language were hard for Tibetans to pronounce.
In the Vajrayana context, we recite and meditate on mantra, which is enlightened sound, the speech of the [Bhodisattva of Compassion], the union of Sound and Emptiness.
He meditated that the sound of the mantra was not only issuing from the mouth of each and every being, but that every atom in the universe was vibrating with it, and for a few days he recited the mantra in this state of samadhi.
www.dharma-haven.org /tibetan/meaning-of-om-mani-padme-hung.htm   (2261 words)

 indiayogi.com - Your Mantra
Chanting the Mantras on a daily basis is an admirable spiritual discipline but they can also be used for specific periods of time, to bring about desired changes.
What is heartening about using Mantras is that there is no need to depend upon any external agency to bring about change; it is a mature acceptance of responsibility for oneself.
Since Mantras for solving specific problems or manifesting desirable events are practically innumerable, we will stick with the traditional method of Mantra prescription, testament to their endurance as well as the fact that they work.
www.indiayogi.com /consultation/mantras   (608 words)

The mantra is believed to help one to achieve his goal which may be a mission, or an objective, or the attainment of something desired.
Likewise, in Buddhism mantra may be a syllable or syllables which represent the cosmic forces, aspects of Buddhas, or the name of Buddha.
The mantra is repeated during meditation, and in Vajrayana Buddhism this is accompanied by visualizations and body postures.
www.themystica.com /mystica/articles/m/mantra.html   (749 words)

 Mantra Meditation
Mantra Meditation is the technique of using SOUND to open the heart and mind.
Mantras (sounds) can be whatever you choose - they do not need to be Sanskrit Mantras (Sanskrit is an Ancient Language of India, used frequently in Yoga).
A Mantra is a sound repeated over and over until it integrates into your consciousness - frees the mind from its constant DOING, and elevates you to an altered state of awareness.
www.focalpointyoga.com /mantra_meditation.htm   (1805 words)

 What is a Mantra and How Does It Work?
The second syllable is drawn from the Sanskrit word "trai" meaning to "protect" or to "free from." Therefore, the word mantra in its most literal sense means "to free from the mind." Mantra is, at its core, a tool used by the mind which eventually frees one from the vagaries of the mind.
Definitions of mantras are oriented toward either the results of repeating the mantra or of the intentions of the original framers and testers of the mantra.
The mantra "Shrim" or Shreem is the seed sound for the principle of abundance (Lakshmi, in the Hindu Pantheon.) If one says "shrim" a hundred times, a certain increase in the potentiality of the sayer to accumulate abundance is achieved.
www.sanskritmantra.com /what.htm   (1589 words)

 Interlude Meditation Archive
A mantra is a word or sound one repeats aloud or silently that brings one to a focussed state of peace.
The mantra is a spiritual tool worthy of deep study by the spiritual seeker.
It is also suggested that once you have chosen a mantra that feels right, you stay with it and make it part of you, rather than switching from one to the other haphazardly.
www.interluderetreat.com /meditate/mantra.htm   (793 words)

 Mantra Meditations in Arizona with Sat Jiwan Singh Khalsa with Worldwide Links and Webrings
In kundalini yoga certain mantras are chanted continuously creating an energy field for the individual and the group, others are chanted to produce a specific result.
Mantras are chanted in conjunction with asanas (physical postures) or mudras (hand positions of power) and/or as part of yoga sets to produce a desired effect (and yes, the same mantra can be used for different purposes).
Mantra is used to produce wealth, worldly success, health, healing yourself or others, wisdom, glandular balance, glandular secretions, peace, prosperity and illumination.
www.100megsfree.com /yoga/mantra.html   (606 words)

 Occult Sciences - Mantras,Methodology And Some Important Mantras
Mantras are used in rituals, whispered or chanted in combinations and contexts, setting up patterns of vibrations.
Besides one mantra given in each category, there are many mantras with different number of times they are to be recited under each category.
The details of various mantras, their essence, time and number of times they are to be recited, the rules for sadhak and complete procedure of reciting a mantra can be found in the book
www.aryabhatt.com /occult/yantraTantraMantra/mantra.htm   (1609 words)

 CD Baby: MANTRA: IntotheOut - from galaris
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Mantra performs original compositions and their versions of tunes by Jazz greats, employing a gamut of textures from structured to freely improvised, traditional Jazz trio to modern electronic soundscapes, resulting in a powerful and persuasive new sound.
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 Mantra: A Multicast Monitor, Home
This section presents elemental statistics about the membership patterns across all of the multicast infrastructure that is visible to Mantra, through the routers that it collects data from.
Mantra classifies a host as a "participant host" if it is a member of at least one multicast group.
Amongst the list of participants, Mantra identifies active senders based on the rate at which they are sending data.
www.caida.org /tools/measurement/Mantra/session-mon/session-mon.html   (393 words)

 The Mantra programming language
Mantra is a new programming language being defined by Terence Parr and Jean Bovet at the University of San Francisco.
Mantra is essentially Java with some of the weight dropped off and some features from functional programming added for data manipulation.
Mantra is a statically language in the sense that the types of all variables and values are known at compile time.
www.linguamantra.org   (2452 words)

 recording studio Wales - Mantra CDs and Recording - recording studios Wales
Mantra CDs and Recording is an experienced, popular and well-reviewed music production and recording studios, conveniently located for the Welsh market near to Welshpool and Oswestry in Powys, Wales, as well as being on the border with Shropshire and near to Birmingham, Coventry, Cheshire and the Midlands.
MantraSound, the PA and Entertainment division of Mantra CDs and Recording is often asked to provide live entertainers and musicians, and some of our venues can offer you a perfect launching ground for promotion and distribution of your CDs.
The team at Mantra CDs and Recording is a close-knit combination of high level musical and interpersonal skills, and we aim to relax you thoroughly before work starts.
www.mantracds.com   (1325 words)

 OM Mantra / AUM Mantra and Seven Levels of Consciousness
It is important to know that OM Mantra is very often used in conjunction with other mantras, usually with the OM being the first or last sound in the whole mantra.
The OM Mantra is recommended in the Yoga Sutras and the Mandukya Upanishad, as well as in many other teachings.
Thus, Prajna (M of OM Mantra) is the level of consciousness that is of Supreme Knowledge (M of OM Mantra).
www.swamij.com /om.htm   (9272 words)

 Mantra Meditation Society
Individuals who practiced mantra mediation lowered their blood pressure significantly more that those assigned to a group instructed on lifestyle modification, and twice as much as participants who used progressive muscle relaxation (a technique that tenses and relaxes muscles throughout the body).
In fact, the reductions achieved by mantra meditation are comparable to those achieved by use of antihypertensive drugs.
Those who learned and performed mantra meditation everyday for three months had and overall drop in systolic pressure that was 11 points greater that the drop in people who were counseled on lifestyle changes such and cutting back on salt, exercising more and drinking less alcohol.
www.geocities.com /Athens/8612   (4294 words)

 Mantra Yoga
Constant repetition of the Mantra with faith, devotion and purity augments the Sakti or power of the aspirant, purifies and awakens the Mantra Chaitanya latent in the Mantra and bestows on the Sadhaka Mantra Siddhi, illumination, freedom, peace, eternal bliss, immortality.
Mantras are in the form of praise and appeal to the deities, craving for help and mercy.
The Mantra Siddha recites the Mantra and the man who is bitten by a cobra is cured.
www.yoga-age.com /amrita/mantra.html   (775 words)

 Mantra Yoga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Mantras (or mantrams) are words, phrases, or syllables which are
Mantra yoga meditation involves chanting a word or phrase until the mind and emotions are transcended and the superconscious is clearly revealed and experienced.
Since the mind wanders so much, the music of a mantra easily rescues the mind and brings it back to the object of one’s meditation.
www.yogaworld.org /mantra.htm   (98 words)

 Gayatri Mantra
The Gâyatrî Mantra is first recorded in the Rig Veda (iii, 62, 10) which was written in Sanskrit about 2500 to 3500 years ago, and by some reports, the mantra may have been chanted for many generations before that.
Gâyatrî Mantra, it is well and good that you should begin with an intellectual understanding of the words and the intent, but that is only a preliminary step leading to your own direct experience of That Which is beyond words.
Many of the greatest prayers, such as the Gâyatrî Mantra from the ancient rishis of India, the Fâtiha which was received by the prophet Muhammad, and the Lord's Prayer which was given to us by Jesus, all share some magnificent similarities, illustrating the highest and noblest principles of prayer.
www.wahiduddin.net /mantra/gayatri.htm   (2316 words)

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