Some popular Mantras

Buddhist: Om
Hindu: Aum/Om
Meaning: Everything, connection, calling to witness

Buddhist/Hindu: Om Shanti
Meaning: Everything to peace, everything moves to peace

Buddhist: Om Mani Padme Hum (hung)
Meaning: All praise to the jewel at the heart of the lotus

Buddhist: Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō
Meaning: Homage to the Lotus Sutra

Buddhist: Om tare tuttare ture svaha
Meaning: Green Tara invocation of compassion and protection. Enlightened activity.

Buddhist: Sabbe sattā sukhi hontu
Meaning: Pali phrase meaning “May all beings be well (or happy)”.

Buddhist: Om tare tuttare ture mama ayurjnana punye pushting svaha
Meaning: White Tara invocation of compassion. Associated with longevity.

Hindu: Sarveśām Svastir Bhavatu
Sarveśām Sāntir Bhavatu
Sarveśām Pūrnam Bhavatu
Sarveśām Mangalam Bhavatu

May all equally expereince the wholesome.May there be peace for all.
May all equally expereince fullness May all equally experience the auspicious.

Hindu: Sarve bhavantu sukhinaḥ

Sarve santu nirāmayāḥ
Sarve bhadrāṇi paśyantu
Mā kaścit duḥkha bhāgbhavet

May all be happy
May all be healthy
May we all experience what is good and let no one suffer


A spontaneous Vajra song

Wanting to grasp the ungraspable,
You exhaust yourself in vain.
As soon as you open and relax this tight fist of grasping,
Infinite space is there-open, inviting and comfortable.

— The Venerable Lama Gandun Rinpoche