Oct. 16 – Monday Mantra – Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha

Monday Mantra for October 16, 2017:   “Om Tare Tuttare Ture Soha” Translation: Om: The sound of the Eternal Universe Tare: To evoke the Divine essence of Tara Tuttare: Liberation from the eight fears* Ture: Liberation from the disease of suffering Soha: To “Hail!” to the Divine presence of Tara within oneself   Known as the[…]

Oct. 9 – Monday Mantra – Om Ami Dewa Hrih

Monday Mantra for October 9, 2017:   “Om Ami Dewa Hrih” Translation: Om: The sound of the Eternal Universe Ami: Infinite, limitless light Dewa: Illuminated Deity of Buddha nature Hrih: With self-respect and dignity Also known as the Amitabha Mantra, “Om Ami Dewa Hrih” is recited to the Buddhist Diety Amitabha, who embodies pure discernment[…]

Oct 2. – Monday Mantra – Om Vajrapani Hum

Monday Mantra for October 2, 2017:   “Om Vajrapani Hum”   Vajrapani is an enlightened Buddhist deity, or Bodhisattva, who embodies the infinite energy of the liberated mind. Through recitation of the mantra “Om Vajrapani Hum”, one can learn to access the boundless and fiery energy which Vajrapani emits. Along with Manjushri (embodiment of Wisdom),[…]

Mantra for the Moment

1)When you’re seeking to be uplifted: – Sri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram, Sita Ram, Sita Ram “ May the Light and highest power that resides in my heart be victorious over all obstacles and difficulty.” Jai Ram ft. Tara Devi  by DTO 2) When you’re seeking peace: – Om Shanti Om “ I[…]

The Meaning and Magic of Mantra

The meaning of mantra has a wide range of definitions across many different beliefs systems, yet what resonates with me is the translation of it to “without mind;” a tool of thought that helps us get out of our heads, away from endless thoughts racing through, and into a state of concentration focused on one[…]

Mantra Monday: Gayatri Mantra

Mantra Monday Gayatri Mantra Om Bhur Bhuvaḥ Swaḥ Tat-savitur Vareñyaṃ Bhargo Devasya Dhīmahi Dhiyo Yonaḥ Prachodayāt One of my personal favorite mantras is the Gayatri Mantra. It is an ancient mantra which was written in Sanskrit in the Rig Veda an estimated 2500 to 3500 years ago.The mantra, some argue, may have been chanted for[…]

Mantra Monday: Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu

Mantra Monday Lokah Somastah Sukhino Bhavantu In the past, I’ve spoken about how important mantras are in our practice, and how powerful they are and can be when treated with the respect they deserve. Mantras are a regular part of my practice and have helped to transform my life, and the way I see the[…]

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