Mantra is a unique form of therapy which involves repeating a short phrase again and again with the aim of invoking certain qualities like peace, light or joy. These phrases are chanted out aloud or internally to ones inner self, and are normally associated with Buddhist figures whose qualities are cultivated by the reverberation of the relevant mantra. The phrase ‘Mantra’, has its origins in Sanskrit where ‘man’ stands for mind and ‘tra’ stands for instrument, the word ‘tra’ can also refer to an English name ‘free’. ( I personally see the ‘Man’ being taken from manana which means to think deeply and the ‘tra’ from Trana meaning deliverance – Mantrik )
Thus mantras are techniques that can help people free their mind from thoughts that may be disturbing them or upsetting their balance.
The origin of Mantra therapy.
The origin of mantra mediation dates back to the Vedic period and tradition, which came before Buddha, where mantras were used as a tool for entering into states of consciousness. Throughout history, cultures across the world have believed that uttering Continue reading