Mantras

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

Meaning:
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

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

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Quotes

The Buddha recited the poem:
‘Let not a person revive the past
Or on the future build his hopes,

For the past has been left behind
And the future has not been reached.

Instead, with insight, let him see
Each presently arisen state;
Let him know that and be sure of it,
Invincibly, unshakeably.

Today, the effort must be made;
Tomorrow, Death may come, who knows?
No bargain with Mortality
Can keep him and his hoards away.

— The Majjima Nikaya (The Middle Length Discourses of the Buddha)