Buddhism

Mantras

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Definition: Mantras
Sacred sound believed to possess supernatural powers.

Mantras are sacred sounds that are believed to possess supernatural powers, practiced especially in Indian religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. The word "mantra" is a Sanskrit word, which probably means "that which protects (tra) the mind (man)."

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Title Mantras
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Last UpdatedJanuary 29, 2021
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MLA Citation “Mantras.” ReligionFacts.com. 29 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/mantra>