Mantra is that world which takes the man who sincerely chants it across the ocean of rebirth. This is the highest meaning of the term mantra. There is other lesser meaning also. Mantra is an occult formula to remove various troubles or to fulfill various mundane desires. Depending upon the motives with which the mantra-s is chanted. . . .
This is the primal sound. This is the name of Brahman or god. AUM stands for Brahma the creator, Vishnu the preserver, and Shiva the destroyer. It stands for the whole universe made up of triguna-s or the triple manifestations of nature. They are sattva-guna, inactivity. . . . .
Samadhi is such a subtle state of chitta (mind stuff) and intellect as brings face-to-face the subtle and essential nature of objects by analyzing them. In this knowledge there is no possibility of doubt, wrong or perverted knowledge or imagination. By the discourse of the sages in scriptures. Only general knowledge of an object can be gained, but the special knowledge attained by Samadhi is beyond the grasp of the senses and is the means of attaining. Moksha or liberation.. . . . .
You may be surprised at this healing. There are few people in the world who don’t know the name of mind. Learned or ignorant, villager or townsman, civilized or uncivilized, most people are familiar with the world “mind”. The mind has special importance in the Vedas also. From time immemorial arguments and differences of opinion exist in relation to mind. In the time of king janaka, various spiritual conferences were organized, and the main topic of discussion was simply this mind.