Definition of Mantra
Mantra is a Sanskrit word which is derived from two words i.e. “Man” (Mind i.e. thought process) and “Tra”(which means a type of instrument) which means Mantra Definition can be “instrument of thought”.
In simple words “Mantra” is a powerful sound or vibration used to enter a deep state of meditation/silence.
What is a mantra?
Mantras are like medicine for the soul which brings peace and harmony.
Following are some example of Sanskrit mantras with their meanings and how you can adopt them into your lives:
Om is a sacred sound of the universe & brings us into harmonic resonance with the universe(scientifically proven).
Om Namah Shivaya (ॐ नमः शिवाय)
Om Namah Shivay is a very powerful mantra. It means “I bow to Shiva.” Shiva is the supreme reality, the inner Self.
Om Gum Ganapataye Namah (ऊँ गं गणपतये नमः)
Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha is Lord Ganesha’s mantra, means I bow down to Ganapati/Praise be to Ganapati. Lord Ganesh is the God of prosperity, knowledge, and grace.
Hope all the above examples answers your question “What Does Mantra Mean?”