Looking to live your life in a better way? Why not try out learning some mantras? Mantras can help you raise your consciousness to the next level and help you see things in a new light. It can help you live your life in a better way as well as help in meditation. The benefits of meditation are known to all – it helps you gain deeper insights to your life as well as help you remain calm and composed in difficult conditions, no matter what.
The Top Mantras to Change Your Life
Mantras will help you become free from all the murky thoughts you have and explore your true and pure self. You can experience God and many of these mantras are said to be over 3,000 years old, helping you connect with God. Mantras are words in different frequencies, in frequencies that can do wonders. Here are some mantras that will definitely help you better your life.
Om is the birth of all other sounds. It gives peace, helps focus and clear the mind, and can also rid the conscious mind of clutter. It is also used at the beginning of many other mantras.
2. Om mani padme hum
This is a mantra that is used by Tibetan Buddhists. Literally, it means ‘Hail the jewel in the lotus’. It is said to increase compassion.
3. Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
This is a Hindu prayer that means, ‘May all being be happy. May all my thoughts, words and actions contribute in some way to the happiness of all beings.” Use this when you need some positivity in life.
4. Elohim/ Hamsa/ Satnam/ Tao/ Shiva/ Ram
Chanting God’s name is a powerful mantra. You can pick out any of these names, whichever you feel more at home with. Sit down comfortably and repeat it to yourself, over and over again.
5. Hare Krishna Hare Krishna, Krishna Krishna Hare Hare, Hare Rama Hare Rama, Rama Rama Hare Hare
This mantra contains the three names of the Supreme Being – Hare, Krishna and Rama. I has been made famous by ISKCON. It gives you peace and expands your consciousness in the long run.
This is a Hawaiian word. It means ‘I am sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you. I love you.” This is a great mantra to repeat when you are feeling guilty or ashamed or unduly stressed.
Ham-Sa literally translates from Sanskrit as ‘I am that’. It reaffirms your conscious presence. To use this mantra, breathe in while saying ‘ham’, and breathe out with the ‘sa’.
8. Create your own
There is no rule that says you have to use known mantras. You can create one using words of any language you are used to. There are just some things to remember when you do so:
Make sure that the mantra is short, not more than fifteen words at maximum. Make sure that the mantra is framed in a positive manner rather than a negative one. For example, instead of saying ‘I will not judge myself’, you can say ‘I will be kinder to myself’.
Don’t give up hope too soon. You can’t expect to say a mantra ten times and expect a magical transformation to happen. Give it time. Say it everyday for half an hour.