The silent repetition of a mantra is another popular technique. The Transcendental Meditation technique involves the repetition of a "personalized" mantra; in Buddhist meditation, there are a number of mantras to choose from. Simply repeat the mantra over and over silently to yourself; when a thought arrives to interrupt the recitation, simply notice the thought, let it pass away, and resume the recitation.
For those uncomfortable with the Sanskrit mantras, repeating the simple phrase "CLEAR MIND" can be an effective alternative.
Sanskrit Mantras are of great benefit to all spiritual seekers of Truth . Sanskrit is the original language, eternal, holy, and sacred.
The Great Hindu Vedas and Upanishads, where these mantras originate, are two of the truest volumes of knowledge ever written. There ancient teachings are finally being proven by modern science.
Quantum Physics has now proven that all of what we think of as solid matter is actually a vibrational energy frequency arising from consciousness .
The true substance of the Universe is Consciousness; The Vedas and Upanishads have been teaching this Truth for thousands of years.
Keep in mind that all Truth is beyond Religion. Religion is separating, whereas truth and spirituality is unifying. You don`t have to be Hindu in order to benefit from its Truth. We are all human; every other label we place on ourselves is limiting, and separating. The greatest spiritual masters and Avatars that ever lived all taught the same things. Religion, background, and culture had nothing to do with their teachings.
We are all one creation. There is only one infinite field of consciousness, and we are all part of this field.
The Vedas and Upanishads were discarded as myth by western scholars merely because they were beyond their capacity to comprehend them.
In order to understand any spiritual truth, one must first have a burning desire for it. Mantras can aid in your quest for Truth, which is Enlightenment . They are ancient, powerful, and holy. Chant them with reverence, humility, and devotion.
Om Namah Shivaya is known as the great redeeming mantra and means
“Reverence to Shiva” or “I bow to that which I AM becoming”.
Shiva is the Supreme Reality , the inner Self. It is the name given to consciousness that dwells in all.
Chanting to Shiva allows all other false, or no longer needed constructs to fall away, to be destroyed, so that we stand rooted in the strength of our true foundation.
This mantra turns the intellect within to face itself and see its ignorance . Repetition of this chant will expand your consciousness, increasing your wisdom and purifying your soul.