In Mantra Meditation, Mantra sounds are repeated silently in your mind to produce specific vibrational frequencies and occupy the mind.
Instead of trying to stop the thoughts and clear the mind, you sit with your mantra repeated and your mind will begin to fall silent. And then you will experience an internal bliss.
Mantra’s are “sounds”. While modern day culture will refer to mantras as phrases like “I am love”, originally mantra’s were sounds - instead of words with meanings.
In Sanskrit, man = mind, Tra = liberator/ vehicle/ release / tool for / agent of
So a mantra is a tool or vehicle for the mind.
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