What is Sacred Mantras?
Mantras are a combination of sacred sounds used as symbols representing the highest of divine powers and spiritual awareness. The mantras were originally transmitted in Sanskrit and they were believed to have come from the Buddhas.
All mantras are powerful but specific mantras achieve specific results, according to Buddhists. These results might include higher consciousness, enhanced protection, recovery from illness and greater productivity. The sounds can be chanted, written or worn close to the body as a form of of jewelry.
Types of Sacred Mantras
One of the most popular and powerful mantras that is used is the Wish-fulfilling Mantra "OM PADMO USHINISHA VIMALE HUM PHAT". This can be recited, worn close to the heart, or written to achieve any desired goals, and can also dispel problems that might be preventing success as long as one’s goal is for the good and is desired with a heart of pure motivation, without any harmful intentions. Besides wish fulfillment, it can also bring about good fortune and health.
Another powerful mantra is the Negative Karma Cleansing Mantra "OM HANU PHASHA BHARA HE YE SVAHA" which can dispel negative karma and steer away anything standing in the way of your success in all aspects of your life. Gaze at the mantra, then close your eyes and attempt to “burn” an impression of the syllables into your subconscious.
The mantras above are equally as powerful as the Mantra of the bodhisattva of Compassion, Guan Yin or Avalokitesvara – 'OM MANI PADME HUM', or the Mantra of the Medicine Buddha that helps those with who are sick – 'TADYATHA OM BHEKANDZYE BHEKANDZYE MAHA BHEKANDZYE BHEKANDZYE RADZA SAMUGATE SOHA'.
How Does Mantra Work?
In Feng Shui, it is suggested that you establish a regular pattern of work with your mantra by reciting it 108 times each day. You can also use the 'Mala' beads to help you keep track of your chanting. It doesn’t matter if you know how to meditate. The chanting or writing of mantra is itself a state of meditation. In time, worry and confusion will diminish and answers to problems will be presented. This is thought to bring inner peace and elevate one to a higher level of happiness and fulfillment.