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Mantra



'Mantra' is a Sanskrit word in which 'Man' stands for 'mind' and 'tra' for 'to deliver.'

Mantra, also called mantram, is considered as the sacred words or syllables that are used repeatedly in religious and ceremonial rituals. Belief is that mantra helps someone to attain something desired. Verbal, semi verbal, and silent are the different ways to use mantras.



Updated on 7th June, 2005

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