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PostSubject: the power of the mantra   Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:46 am

mantra typically sanskrit
primarilly uesd for spiritual practse, using the vibration of the words...to connect to source..inducing a still one pointed concentration.
repetition of a mantra is known as chanting
. repatitions are usually done in units of three . ultimate 108 reps with the use of a set of beads called a mala..containing 108 beads and a larger centre bead...the 108 is counted then returned without going over the center .... clockwise then anti clocwise.
The pronunciation is important...
One of the best know mantrs is om pami padme om