Mantras are words, group of words or phonemes. They hold spiritual power and higher vibrations. Firstly, Buddhist Mantras are important in meditations. They help you to deepen in your meditation session. These Buddhist Mantras are powerful chants. They make it easier to connect with your inner self. And also with the Universe itself. I will talk about the most important mantras in Buddhism and talk about their importance and meaning.
OM MANI PADME HUM
This mantra is the most popular and important of the Buddhist Mantras. “OM” defines the impure body, mind and spirit. It is the sound of the universe, the creator sound. “MANI” symbolizes the intention and method to reach the state of enlightenment, love and compassion. “PADME” symbolizes wisdom, the words meaning is lotus. The last word in this mantra is “HUM” which defines indivisibility. The purity of our soul can be achieved exclusively with the indivisible unity of the first words of this mantra: method and wisdom.
OM TARE TUTTARE TURE SOHA
This mantra is also called The Green Tara Mantra. Tara is the Bodhisattva of compassion. She is illustrated as a many armed godess. The “OM” is the body, speech and mind of the Buddha. “TARE” represents Dharma who can liberate us all from suffering. “TUTTARE” can liberate us from danger. “TURE” can liberate us from sickness and “SOHA” defines the foundation.
TAYATHA OM BEKANDZE
BEKANDZE MAHA BEKANDZE
RADZE SAMUDGATE SOHA
This mantra is one if the most used of the medicine Buddhist Mantras. It is a chant for health and a world free of sickness. If we translate the mantra word by word then it means: “may the sentient beings who are sick be freed quickly from sickness ans may all the sickness of beings never arise again.” This is a great mantra for healing meditations. It brings a healing coming from deeper levels.
In conclusion, there are many other Buddhist Mantras used to reach deeper levels of meditation. And also to deepen the focus and concentration. Therefor, to achieve spiritual awakening, enlightenment, compassion and unconditional love. For example, the best mantra for spiritual awakening is OM GATE GATE PARAGATE PARASAMGATE BODHI SVAHA (“Gone gone gone beyond gone altogether beyond what and awakening all hail”). This Buddhist Mantras can help you achieve the meditation state of a buddha and become of the enlightened ones.