A mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that is considered capable of “creating transformation” (spiritual transformation).

Its use and type varies according to the school and philosophy associated with the mantra.

Mantras (Devanāgarī मन्त्र) originated in the Vedic tradition of India, becoming an essential part of the Hindu tradition and a customary practice within Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism.

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