Chanting mantras is a powerful and ancient practice. If you do a quick bit of research you’ll find that there’s quite a lot of fascinating information out there about the effects of chanting mantras.
Some are scientific with proper scientific studies showing that chanting mantras directly affects your mind and body. And quite a lot is more esoteric: about vibration and healing energy.
Medical studies have found that chanting mantras with concentration enables you to lower the adrenaline levels, that in turn helps in reducing the stress levels.
Since chanting segregates you from the world and the associated tensions, you aim to find peace without the distraction and you feel serene and pious.
Whenever you feel depressed or upset, find a suitable place to meditate and chant a mantra, so that you get a chance to peek into yourself and your ideologies.
It’s also been found that self-created sounds such as chanting will cause the right and left hemispheres of the brain to synchronize.
Such chanting will also help oxygenate the brain, reduce the heart rate, blood pressure and help in creating calm brainwave activity. Additionally, listening to certain mantras has great beneficial effects.
List Of 7 Early Morning Mantras To Start Your Day:
#1 Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha Mantra
This is the mantra that Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha (a transcendent bodhisattva of Mahayana Buddhism) heard from Buddhas equaling the number of sand grains of the river Ganga.
This is particularly beneficial for those who have heavy problems, serious health problems, big projects or financial difficulties.
#2 Rakhe Rakhan Har Mantra
This is a potent mantra of protection against all negative forces, outer and inner, which are blocking us from moving on our true path.
The mantra cuts like a sword through every opposing vibration, word, thoughts, and action.
”Rakhay rakhanhaar aap ubaariun
Gur kee pairee paa-eh kaaj savaariun
Hoaa aap dayaal manho na visaariun
Saadh janaa kai sung bhavjal taariun
Saakat nindak dusht khin maa-eh bidaariun
Tis saahib kee tayk naanak manai maa-eh
Jis simrat sukh ho-eh saglay dookh jaa-eh”
”God Himself is looking out for us,
gives us the light, and takes care of our affairs.
God is merciful, and never forgets us.
God guides us, giving us good people to help us.
God does not allow hurt to come to us.
I take comfort in the thought of God.
When I remember God, I feel peaceful and happy
and all my pain departs.”
#3 Prana Apana Mantra
This chant is a very powerful healing device. Both for physical as well as emotional healing.
When using prana apana mantra for healing, concentrate on your breathing, and as you inhale visualize that a life force, life energy or prana is energy into your system.
#4 Wahe Guru Wahe Jio Mantra
Wahe Guru Wahe Jio mantra is a mantra of ecstasy.
The mantra helps us to connect with our higher self and to the One.
The mantra translates as – „I am in ecstasy here and now as my soul moves from the space of darkness to light”.
#5 Om Ram Ramaya Namaha Mantra
This morning mantra activates strength, balance, and healing in the body.
The sound Ram brings powerful balancing and healing qualities directly into your physical mind, body, and emotions.
The chanting of this mantra usually has the effect of creating a surge of bliss through the body.
#6 Dhan Dhan Ram Das Guru Mantra
This Sikh chant is in praise of Guru Ram Das who is able to manifest miracles.
The mantra is chanted to bring miracles into your life.
#7 Guru Ram Das Mantra
The mantra Guru Guru Wahe Guru has a simple meaning: it is designed to take you on a journey from the personal to the infinite and back again.
As Guru Ram Das was known for humility and healing abilities this soothing mantra is also known for its healing characteristics and for imparting humility to the one who chants it.