In today’s world, certain issues like cut-throat competition, work pressure, failed relationships, money-related issues, health problems, etc. are increasing the level of stress among people. Stress is a state of emotional and physical pain that the person experiences due to certain unfavorable life events. The increase in stress results in changes in heart rate, digestion process, breathing process, blood pressure, blood sugar levels, etc. resulting in anger, frustration, anxiety, uneasiness, worries, and depression. So, it’s really important to maintain peace of mind to live a healthily and stress-free life.
Peace of mind is a state of emotional and physical happiness in which the person experiences calmness, relaxation, comfort, and satisfaction. Your mind is free from negative thoughts and you learn the art of letting go of the things in life.
There are several ways like doing meditation, physical activity, creative activity, going out with friends and family, communication, etc. by which peace of mind can be achieved. There are certain mantras too for maintaining peace of mind. In this article, all these mantras for peace of mind are explained. Let’s read further to know the details.
Mantras for Peace of Mind
1. Gayatri Mantra
Gayatri Mantra is a universal prayer popular since the ancient times of Vedas. It is believed that chanting this mantra helps to relieve your mind from stress by calming your mind, reducing depression, increasing immunity, etc., and brings happiness, prosperity, and abundance. It is believed that chanting this mantra 108 times or 11 times for 11 or 21 days brings a complete positive change in your life. Usually, the ideal time to chant this mantra is morning, but it can be recited anytime with full devotion and concentration.
Benefits of Gayatri Mantra
- Reducing stress
This powerful mantra helps improve the individual’s health by reducing stress, calming the mind, sharpening the memory by improving the concentration and learning process, improving immunity, and helping in removing the negativity from your body.
- Brings a positive change
Reciting this mantra brings a complete positive change in your life as it helps the individual to focus on the better things in life rather than getting indulged in bad habits or bad company.
- Increases the knowledge
Learning about all these helps the individual in increasing the knowledge about several other mantras and their benefits. It also helps the person to follow the path of spirituality and living a sin-free life.
ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ॥”
Oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥtat savitur vareṇyaṃbhargo devasya dhīmahidhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt”
Oh Divine Mother, our hearts are burdened with the darkness and sorrows, please help us to distant this darkness and sorrow from us by bringing in the happiness and enlightenment.”
2. Panchakshari Shiv Mantra
This is one of the most famous and powerful mantras of Lord Shiva which is believed to fulfill all your wishes Not only this, this mantra helps relieve the person from all sorts of stress, depression, negative thoughts, etc. by bringing positivity. This mantra can be chanted at any time of the day but it must be chanted with full devotion. If chanted 108 times using the rudraksha beads, the person can experience the best results.
Benefits of Panchakshari Shiv Mantra
- Calming the mind
This magical mantra helps in calming the mind by removing several unwanted negative thoughts. It is considered one of the best mantras for self-healing purposes as it is said to bring the ultimate eternal happiness. According to several studies, chanting this mantra is also said to increase the blood flow in the body.
- Improving the memory
Chanting this mantra also helps improve memory by increasing the concentration and focus of the person, which further helps make the right decisions in life. It is very useful for students who want to excel in their studies.
- Overcoming the anger issues
If you are facing anger, anxiety, panic disorders, and several other issues related to mental health then chanting this mantra 108 times is said to improve mental health.
- Improving the psychological and intellectual well being
Chanting this mantra helps you to improve your psychological and intellectual well-being by improving concentration. With a calm mind, the person can make the correct decisions in life.
- Improves overall health
This mantra not only improves mental health but also makes the person active and motivates them to work on his personality development. It creates a positive aura that helps the person to focus on the better things in life.
॥ ॐ नमः शिवाय ॥”
Om Namah Shivaya”
I bow to Lord Shiva”
3. Rudra Mantra
In Hinduism, Rudra is the form of Lord Shiva and is known as the ultimate destroyer of evil. It is believed that chanting the mantra of Rudra, free the individual from all sort of negativity by making a protective layer around the person. This mantra should be recited 108 times a day to get the maximum results.
Benefits of Rudra Mantra
- Protects the individual
Chanting this mantra helps the individual to eradicate all sorts of negativity and helps in creating a positive aura. It protects from all types of evil spirits. It is believed that this mantra helps to clean the various chakras.
- Provides the positivity
This mantra helps in removing all sorts of negativity and insecurities of life and helps the individual to increase his/her confidence. The person gets focused in life to face the several challenges of life without any fear.
- Promotes overall health and happiness
This mantra creates an ultimate desire in the individual to achieve several goals of life. It not only calms the mind but also recharges your physical health and soul. It promotes overall health and happiness by improving both inner and outer strength.
॥ ॐ नमो भगवते रुद्राय ॥”
Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraay”
I bow to Lord Shiva”
4. Shanti Mantra
The Shanti mantra is a very powerful mantra that is recited to bring Shanti (peace) to mind, soul, and body. Generally, this mantra is chanted before the beginning of any auspicious ceremony but it can be recited during any time of the day with full devotion and dedication. Reciting this mantra 11 or 108 times is believed to bring eternal peace and happiness.
Benefits of Shanti Mantra
- Provides eternal bliss
The Shanti mantra is believed to bring eternal bliss and happiness to the person and helps him to focus on better things in life. It helps in removing unnecessary worries and stress and motivates the individual to work for ultimate happiness.
- Provides many psychological benefits
This is one of the most beneficial mantras that provides peace to the mind. It creates a soothing effect that calms both mind and soul. People with several psychological issues like anxiety, panic attacks, etc. should recite this mantra to enjoy its psychological benefits.
- Helps to overcome obstacles
It helps to calm the mind and with a healthy mind, the individual can make the correct decisions of life which help him to overcome several obstacles of life. This mantra helps to relieve stress and mental pressure. Not only this, but it also motivates the person to follow the spiritual path that helps in spiritual growth.
॥ ॐ द्यौ: शान्तिरन्तरिक्षँ शान्ति, पृथ्वी शान्तिराप: शान्तिरोषधय: शान्ति: । वनस्पतय: शान्तिर्विश्वे देवा: शान्तिर्ब्रह्म शान्ति:, सर्वँ शान्ति:, शान्तिरेव शान्ति:, सा मा शान्तिरेधि ॥ ॐ शान्ति: शान्ति: शान्ति: ॥”
Om Dyau Shanti-Rantariksha Gwam Shantih, Prithavi Shanti-Rapah Shanti Roshadhayah Shantih । Vanas-Patayah Shanti-Vishwed Devah Shanti-Brahma Shantih, Sarvag-Wam Shantih Shanti-Reva Shantih Sa Ma Shanti Redhi ॥ Om Shantih Shantih Shantih Om”
May the peace and harmony spread in the entire sky spreading the peace everywhere, may the peace and harmony is spread in every corner of this earth including trees, herbs, plants, and creepers. May the peace flows in the entire universe, may harmony be in the Supreme Being Brahman. May peace exist everywhere, Peace and harmony to all the creatures of the world.”
5. Om Shanti Mantra
In Hindu culture, this is one of the basic, simple, and powerful mantras that is believed to bring ultimate peace to the mind. It is believed that reciting this mantra while doing the meditation brings a positive impact on the individual’s life by creating a peaceful environment around him.
Benefits of Om Shanti Mantra
- Helps to achieve Divine spiritual peace
This is a very powerful mantra that is often recited before the beginning of any auspicious ceremony or event, but it can be recited during any time of the day to maintain mental peace. It creates a feeling of calmness and spiritual awakening.
- Freedom from negative thoughts
It frees the human body from all sorts of illness and depression and promotes mental and physical well-being. The person can focus on better things in life by removing all sorts of negativity and sinful thoughts from his/her mind.
- Improves the mental health
Reciting this mantra is very powerful for people suffering from mental health issues like anxiety disorders, panic attacks, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, etc. by calming their minds from all sorts of negative thoughts. Practicing this mantra helps to follow the path of spirituality and enlightenment.
॥ ॐ शांति ॐ ॥”
Om Shanti Om”
The word ‘Om’ is considered the sound of the whole universe and the word ‘Shanti’ means peace. So, the mantra means invocation of peace in the entire universe.