“Om Mani Padme Hum” is an ancient mantra that is related to the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara, and with therefore the Dalai Lama, who is considered to be an incarnation of Avalokiteshvara.
Meaning: “Divine lotus flower jewel, glory!” – which refers to the process of natural processes or “law of laws” of the eternal renewal of all things and the reincarnation of beings, “praised be the lotus flower” or “from the mud the lotus flower is born”.
Om (ohm)- Om is the sound or “vibration” of the universe. This sound is the most important of all; but in the context of chanting and mantras, it is meant destroy attachments to ego and establish generosity.
Ma (mah)- Removes the attachment to jealousy and establishes ethics.
Ni (nee)- Removes the attachment to desire and establishes patience.
Pad (pahd)- Removes the attachment to prejudice and establishes perseverance.
Me (meh)- Removes the attachment to possessiveness and establishes concentration.
Hum (hum)- Removes the attachment to hatred and establishes wisdom.
Benefits of chanting Om Mani Padme Hum
1) The mantra Om Mani Padme Hum is the manifestation of the language and wisdom powers of all the Buddhas. It is a means to protect the mind from deluded thoughts, cut through ignorance, and open up wisdom. It increases blessings immeasurably and makes it possible to attain peace. This mantra can help and alleviate hundreds and thousands of sufferings and miseries of sentient beings
2) Reciting Om Mani Padme Hum will dispel sickness, sickness and evil forces, will become happy, peaceful and complete.
3) Reciting this mantra will strengthen the power of meditation and develop deeper levels of meditation in this life, which will continue for many future lives.
4) Reciting this mantra, when you die, you will not be born in the three lower realms, but will be reborn in Dewachen – Western Pure Land or in the pure land of Avalokiteshvara – Riwo Potala, and there, will gradually attain Buddhahood. Until then, the blessings and power of practice will not be exhausted; it will continue to generate results.
Wishing your life filled with good health, peace.
Om Mani Padme Hum Mantra
ॐ मणिपद्मे हूँ
ॐ मणि पद्मे हुँ