A Mantra is a mystical energy, encased in a sound structure….. It steadies the mind and leads to the stillness of meditation. The modern lifestyle with its excesses and worldly desires, the constant need to be connected, and the rapid development in technology, has made the stress and lifestyle- related diseases the norm. The need for more meditation thus is more acute and with the right Mantras, meditation become a highly effective tool in unleashing the immense potential with oneself.
This book from Studio Yogashayan offers a very clear and informative introduction to Prayer and Chanting. It includes chants that are sung regularly and explains the meanings of each chant. It also includes a Sanskrit transliteration chart to help with pronunciation. Also included: Sanskrit Mantras, the symbolism and different aspects of the Hindu deities, Dhyana Slokas, Opening and Closing Prayers, Santi Mantras, Guru Stotra, Bhajans and Arati.