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What is Mantra?


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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 In regard to the chanting of mantra-s or mantra-yoga, what is a mantra? Mantra is a powerful world or a combination or world heard by a sage. 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. Mantra is an incantation which, when uttered with correct intonation. Yields results through the forces of nature, deities, or angels whom one propitiates, whose hymn one utters or chants. Mantra is a word-power which could be utilize for one’s own welfare or destruction. It is like atomic energy. It is power acting according to the devotion of the man who uses it.?Mantra –vidya (knowledge) is really the science of thought. The world has come from the thought of god. It emerged into gross form by the projection of his word Om. Om is Veda or knowledge of god. It is sound. Thus one can see that mantra, nada or Veda is all inter-linked. The Veda-s is full of mantra-s of great thought-powers which have come from nada or sound. Thus, every mantra has a particular nada or sound intonation. If the intonation is not known, the mantra may not yield the full result. Therefore students of the Veda-s know that mantra-s of the sama-veda. At the same time, it is not enough to know only the sounds. But one should also know the words, without which the results will not be the same. There are examples in the Veda-s where opposite results occurred for failure to utter the worlds of the mantra correctly.Therefore mantra-vidya is a great thought-science which should be practiced under competent teacher…


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