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amani mantras

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MANTRA: a word or sound that is believed to have a special spiritual power;

Mantras are sacred utterance, numinous sound, or a syllable, word, phonemes, or group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power. Mantra may or may not be syntactic nor have literal meaning; the spiritual value of mantra comes when it is audible, visible or present in thought. Earliest mantras were composed in Vedic times by Hindus in India, and those are at least 3,000 years old. Mantras are now found in various schools of HinduismBuddhismJainism and Sikhism. Similar hymns, chants, compositions and concepts are found in ZoroastrianismTaoismChristianity and elsewhere. The use, structure, function, importance and types of mantras varies according to the school and philosophy of Hinduism and of Buddhism. Mantras serve a central role in the tantric school of Hinduism. Mantras come in many forms, including ṛc (verses from Rigveda for example) and sāman (musical chants from the Sāmaveda for example. Via-Wikipedia