" Just by repeating the name,
that which can not be understood
Will be understood
just by repeating the name
which can not be seen
Will be seen"
Mantra repetition is an
ancient meditation technique extensively used in Tibet and India. Here
is a simple explanation of Mantra Meditation:
actually is a mantra
Mantra repetition simply means repeating a sentence or
group of words that have a phonetic significance . just that's
is intrinsically related to sound. Mantra is sound, and sound is reverberating in everything in
this universe. When water flows, the gurgling sound it makes, is
mantra. When wind blows through the trees, the rustling sound it
produces is mantra. When we walk on the earth, our footsteps produce
sound, and that too is mantra. Within
human beings there is a self-born, indestructible sound
which repeats itself constantly, along with our breathing and this sound
is also a mantra.
Sound has enormous power, in fact it has the power to create an
entire universe. It is written that God originally manifested as sound.
(In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was
with God, and the Word was God. New Testament, John1:1-2 )
to ancient Indian belief in the beginning there was sound, which
reverberated as Om and from that sound everything came into
Even modern scientist are beginning to recognize as our
ancient sages did, that there exists a vibration which reverberates ceaselessly
throughout the cosmos.
When letters and syllables come together, they form words. Both
our spiritual and our mundane life are possible only because of
words; without language, we can not carry out any of our activities.
Each word we use has its own power and produces it own reaction. A
mantra is no ordinary combination of letters and syllables, but a living
force. The name of God is not different from God. Mantra has been called
the sound-body of God: It is God in the form of sound.
Gita Lord Krishna
rituals, I am the ritual of mantra repetition."
he means that while other techniques are means of attaining Him, mantra
is his very being. That is why it is so easy to experience God by
repeating the mantra. Mantra meditation is the repetition
of a group of words which create sound vibrations that awake
love of God in our hearts and mind.
influence of mantra: How it affects the meditator