Mantras are sacred Sanskrit words or phrases that are chanted to bring about positive change in one's life.
Om Namah Shivaya is one of the most powerful and popular mantras in Hinduism.
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu is a Sanskrit mantra that means "May all beings be happy."
Om Mani Padme Hum is a Tibetan Buddhist mantra that is said to embody the teachings of all the Buddhas.
So Hum is a simple Sanskrit mantra that means "I am."
Mantras can be chanted silently or aloud. If you are chanting aloud, it is important to pronounce the words correctly.
You can find recordings of mantras being chanted online to help you learn the correct pronunciation.
You can chant mantras at any time of day, but it is often recommended to chant them in the morning and evening.
These are the times when the mind is said to be more receptive to the vibrational energy of mantras.