Mantra is an invocation or a mystical formula, which aids
the person to release the self and attain bliss and ultimate fulfillment.
The sounds involved in a Mantra are themselves significant for they
generate in the individual an unusual mystic power. Mantra produces
a set of vibration in the surrounding atmosphere & its force
depends on the attitude of the person as well as the intensity of
In Astrology - Astrological mantras are Sanskrit phrases, the effects of which (when chanted) are known. It is primarily the vibration of the sounds on the
human nervous system which will cause the subtle positive effects on the person and neutralize the harmful energy indicated by an afflicted planet. Sanskrit
is the language of the Vedas, the Indian body of knowledge which predates religion and is said to have been cognized by ancient enlightened beings.
It is revered as a pure language because there is essentially no difference between a particular word and the object if describes. This is called "name and form."
These prayers of a sort to invoke the grace of a planetary energy to lessen its negative effects as revealed in the horoscope.
Mantras are performed through faith, the results
of which cannot be analyzed measured, weighed, seen but are felt.
The force of Mantra can be only felt. It should be performed with
due faith and all rituals, then it is fruitfull. You must have complete
faith in Mantra you are reciting and must know its meaning. Do the
things as per prescribed methods. You will experience sensation
and vibrations during or at the end of Japa, this is a sufficient
proof to believe. Mantra requires faith, Japa, hard work ad per
laid dictums to realize the desired objects and vibrations. Each
Mantra has a different use, The vibrations of sound create desired
reactions within the body too.
Recitation of Mantras with a prescribed number of times at different
timings to give desired results. There are three ways to perform
UPANSU JAPA: It is the method where Japa is done very slowly
so that nobody can hear it. Only lip movement should be there.
MANSIC JAPA : The Japa carried out only in the heart without
any sound or lip movements.
VACHNIK JAPA : In this method you can recite the mantra in a
low, medium or high tone of your sound.
Astroshastra has tried to explain the Concept and types of Mantras
with the assortment of Mantras which one can use in his daily life
and get benefits from them.