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Om Namah Shivaya

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This is the most famous Shiva mantra – om namah shivaya. Also known as the Panchakshara, or the “five-syllable” mantra (not counting om). It calls out to Shiva, the compassionate Deity of destruction, with reverence. How …

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Shanti Mantra :: Path of Peace

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om dyauh shanti rantariksham shantih prithvi shantirapah shantih oshadhayah shantih vanaspatayah shantih vishvedevaah shantih brahma shantih sarvam shantih shantireva shantih sa ma shantiredhi om shanti, shanti, shanti! May peace radiate in the whole sky as …

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Hare Krishna Mantra

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The Hare Krishna mantra is known as maha-mantra — ‘great chant’. It’s meant for enhancing consciousness to the greatest possible degree. Meditating on the Hare Krishna mantra gives peace, bliss, pure love, freedom from karma …

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Om Mantra Meaning & Philosophy

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Om is the smallest, sweetest little mantra with the most cosmic, complex, largest, all-encompassing meaning that can’t be translated in just one word. Om is the supreme sound, the sound of the universe, the reservoir of …