Mantra v.s. Prayer: What’s the Difference?

There are a number of set prayers, like the Vedic prayers, that are said in Sanskrit. Then there are sanskrit verses called mantras used for meditation or for a change in one's life. Certain mantras are given as formulas for a better marriage or better fertility.What makes something a prayer rather than a mantra? What makes something a mantra?Here's the big difference: In a mantra, the pronunciation is critical.The Sanskrit mantras were created with sacred vibrations in mind. The … [Read more...]

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