sourced from: http://dailycupofyoga.com/2018/03/28/5-mood-boosting-mantras-to-get-you-through-any-challenge/

You must live alone, at least internally, in a quiet place. – Bhagavad Gita

Have you ever caught yourself repeatedly reciting a word, phrase, or affirmation in your mind? Perhaps you’ve told yourself “you can do this,” over and over as you nervously walked into a job interview, or repeated that “everything will be OK,” even when it certainly didn’t feel that way. Though this may seem like a mindless coping method, it is actually considered by many religious and spiritual traditions as a means of harnessing and focusing the mind. In Sanskrit, such affirmations are known as mantras, or “tools of thought.” A mantra can be understood as any sound, word or phrase that alters consciousness through meaning, tone, rhythm, or physical vibration.

The Meaning of Mantras

In mode… Read More

 

Post Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.