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What does the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum mean?

Om mani padme hum is Tibetan Buddhist mantra used to worship Avalokites'vara(the bodhistavva of compassion. It means Hail to the Jewel in the Lotus. Answer: I use this slide in my presentation on an introduction to Buddhism OM MANI PADME… Full Answer

Buddhist symbol om meaning?

Om (or aum) is a syllable used in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. It typically translates to "sound", and it often referred to as the sound of God, or the sound of the universe. It is often used in matras and… Full Answer

What is a Buddhist prayer?

Buddhist dont pray to the heavens above. They meditate or clear the mind Answer: Westerners often see videos of Buddhists chanting mantras as they meditate and assume they are "praying to the Buddhist god". The mantras (such as the well… Full Answer

What is Buddhist mantras?

Mantras are phrases one can chant as an aid to meditation (as a focus). "Om mane padme hum" is probably the most famous and is not actually translatable. You can really use about anything as a mantra during meditation but… Full Answer

Can chanting buddhist sutras heal illness?

That depends on your world view. A very religious person would say yes. A more science-minded person, like myself, would say no or that it would have a "placebo effect" on the practitioner. Answer: There is no scientific and verifiable… Full Answer