Are you looking for Hindu mantras you can try for your mantra meditation practice?
Basically there are a lot of mantras coming from the different traditions that you can use for spiritual and personal growth. Some mantras come from the Hindu, Buddhist, and Vedic tradition. Mantras are sounds, words or phrases, either chanted or silently repeated as a form of meditation.
Here are some mantras from the Hindu tradition widely used around the globe.
· Om Mantra – In Hinduism, the Om mantra is known as the source of all mantras. It is considered the most powerful of all mantras.
· Gayatri Mantra – This is a high revered mantra but controversial as well. An issue about this mantra is that some believe it should only be uttered by men. However, our view is contrary to this and that it can be chanted by all.
· Mahamrityunjaya Mantra – This is a verse coming from the Rig Veda and is dedicated to Rudra.
· Om Namah Shivaya Mantra – This is a very popular mantra in Shaivism in adoration to Shiva.
· Hare Krishna Mantra – It is also called the Maha Mantra or the Great Mantra. The Hare Krishna mantra is a Sanskrit word composed of three names: Hare, Krishna, and Rama.
· Lord Ganesha Vakratunda Mahakaya Mantra – This mantra is used for those wanting to attain success in life.
· Vishvani Deva Mantra – The Vishvani Deva mantra is chanted to gain abundance and give praise to Deva.
· Dwadashaakshar Mantra – This mantra is chanted to give thanks to Vasudeva and is found in the Vishnu Purana.
· Saraswati Vandana Mantra – This is usually chanted to gain wisdom and higher form of knowledge where the Goddess Saraswati is said to reside. It is regularly chanted for good luck.
· Shanti Mantra – These mantras are called “peace” mantras. Shanti means peace. They are chanted at the beginning and end of rituals.
Have you used one of the above Hindu mantras in your mantra meditation practice? If so, leave us a comment and let us know what your results were.