Mantra noun: a word or sound repeated to aid in concentration.
(Sanskrit) literally a `sacred utterance' in Vedism; one of a collection of orally transmitted poetic hymns.
Mantra Meditation is the process of quieting and focusing the mind using a sound, word or phrase recited either aloud or silently. The purpose of mantra meditation is for religious and spiritual growth, or for relaxation. The benefits of mantra meditation are believed to be the result of the repetition of the mantra, which transforms the mind by creating positive mental patterns.
What is your personal mantra? A personal mantra is an affirmation to motivate and inspire you to be your best self. It is typically a positive phrase or statement that you use to affirm the way you want to live your life. A mantra is intended to use your thoughts as a guide. It can help center your mind.
How do I find my mantra? Typically, the best way to find your mantra is to ask yourself what it is you need during meditation. Let the soul guide you. Don't become too attached to one mantra you think is right, it will likely change with you over time. It's important to try new mantras on and see how they fit.
Need some ideas or inspiration? Try on a few of the mantras below:
7 Chakra Mantras: Root Chakra – I Am. Sacral Chakra – I Feel. Solar Plexus Chakra – I Do. Heart Chakra – I Love. Throat Chakra – I Speak. Third Eye Chakra – I see. Crown Chakra – I understand.
“Elohim”: Hebrew, meaning “to whom one has recourse in distress or when one is in need of guidance”
“Every day in every way I’m getting better and better.” Laura Silva
"Aum", “Om”: Sanskrit/Hindu, meaning “It Is” or “To Become”. This is considered most sacred in that tradition and to have the vibration of intention manifesting in the physical realm, or more simply the vibration of the universal consciousness.
“I am that I am”: Hebrew, God’s answer to Moses when asked for his name
“I change my thoughts, I change my world.”: Norman Vincent Peale
“I love you, I’m sorry, Please forgive me, Thank You”
Ho’oponopono (Hawaiian) The Hawaiian word translates into English simply as "correction". Cultural context translates it to "correct a mistake" or "make it right".
"Good health is a practice, and I have patience.”
“I listen to my body and give it what it needs.”
I surrender to the flow and have faith in the ultimate good.”
“My mind is brilliant. My body is healthy. My spirit is tranquil.”
Mantra Meditation 🧘🏽♀️ How to: Get comfortable Set a timer Start with deep, fluid, and consistent breaths Use your mantra Breathe through your nose as you begin to chant out loud, then try matching it with your breathing. After 10 audible repetitions, say it with your mouth non-audibly for 10 repetitions, then do 10 repetitions in your mind only.