Anger is characterized by a feeling of intense negative emotions that the person experiences when certain bad things happen in life. Generally, it is called a frustrating response to a hard situation in life that often causes negative feelings that ultimately leads to stress, irritation, impatience, and sometimes depression. Usually, a fit of anger is normal as we humans go through various phases in life but it becomes problematic when a person fails to control this anger. Excess anger leads to various psychological, physiological, and biological changes in a person that disturbs the normal functioning of a human body. Excess anger results in increased blood pressure, increased body temperature, anxiety, gastric ulcers, substance abuse, hormonal changes, rapid heartbeat, excess sweating, and many more. All such conditions affect the body to a create extent that ultimately affects normal functioning. There can be various reasons that trigger the feeling of anger like family issues, financial crises, failed relationships, career downfall, accidents, etc. There can be certain therapies that a psychologist can recommend to control the anger but there is a piece of good news, anger can be controlled and managed easily while sitting at home. Certain mantras can help to control anger and some of these mantras have given below. Let’s scroll further to know the details.
1. Vishnu Mantra
In Hindu culture, Lord Vishnu is often represented with blue-colored skin and four arms that carry chakra, conch, lotus, and mace. He is known as the second god in the Hindu Trimurti which consists of Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh. Vishu is known as the preserver and protector of this entire universe and it is said that he has been incarnated on earth in different forms. Praying to Lord Vishnu brings a lot of positive change in the life of a person. Here, we have mentioned one of the most famous and powerful mantras of Lord Vishnu that will help to control anger. This mantra is certainly for those who failed to control mantras after several attempts and anger is controlling your entire mindset. Chanting this mantra with full devotion and dedication will help you to overcome your anger. Usually, this mantra is recited 108 times a day for best results but due to a busy schedule if the person is unable to do it 108 times, then reciting it 11 or 21 times a day is also said to bring a positive change in your attitude.
Benefits of Vishnu Mantra
- Brings the calmness
It is said that reciting this mantra with full devotion and dedication brings a lot of positive change in the attitude of a person. All the negative thoughts are flushed out and the person focuses on the positive side of any situation. The mind becomes peaceful and the feelings of frustration and irritation are gone away. This divine mantra can be recited at any time of the day. It can also be recited by using the tulsi mala for the best results. You need to keep a picture of an idol of Lord Vishnu in front of you for the recitation. In case, due to certain emergencies, you don’t have any of the above-mentioned things with you, you can just meditate by reciting this mantra. All the inner conflicts, negative thoughts, the feeling of frustration, sadness, etc. goes away by reciting this mantra.
- Good Health
Reciting this mantra with full concentration for at least 45 days is said to bring a lot of positive change in the attitude of the person. The person can put control over his/her anger and successfully maintains peace of mind. All the negative thoughts, frustration, jealousy, sadness, depression, stress, etc. go away. The person is successfully able to focus on better things in life that ultimately results in a positive change. This results in ensuring the good health of the person as he/she can overcome the issues of high blood pressure, anxiety, hormonal changes, depression, headaches, fear, and many more. It brings a balance between the mental and physical health of a person and thus assures complete good health. But it must be noted that while chanting this mantra, your mind should be free from all forms of unwanted and negative thoughts to ensure the best results.
- Overcome Fears
Reciting this mantra of Lord Vishu helps to overcome several types of unnecessary fears and frustration. This mantra not only helps to maintain calm but also helps in overcoming various fears and thus assuring a person’s perfect physical and mental health. If a person becomes fearless in life, no negative thoughts, feeling of sadness, depression, anxiety, stress, jealousy, etc. can overpower his/her positive attitude. The person becomes unaffected by unwanted and irrelevant things in life. This ultimately results in bringing a lot of positive change in life.
शांताकरम भुजगसयनम् पद्मनाभम सुरेश विश्वधरम गगनस्दिशम मेघवर्णम शुभांगम ।
लक्ष्मीकांतम कमलानायनं योगीभिर्ध्यानगम्यम वंदे विष्णुं भवभयहरम सर्वलोकिकानाथं ।”
ShaantaKaram Bhujagashayanam Padmanambham Suresham Vishwadharam Gaganasadrasham Meghavarnam Shubhangam Lakshmikaatam Kamalanayanam Yogibhirdhayanagayam Vande Vishnum BhavaBhayaharam Sarvalokaikanaatham.”
2. Shanti Mantra
The Shanti mantra is one of the most amazing and powerful mantras that help bring peace of mind to the person. This peace of mind helps in controlling anger. This mantra helps the person not to take any wrong decision and step during anger as it is said to increase the patience of a person by assuring peace and calmness. It is said that reciting this mantra 108 times a day for 45 days brings a lot of positive change in life. If a person fails to recite it 108 times for 45 days due to a busy schedule or some other reason then this mantra can be recited 11 or 21 times for 45 days regularly. It must be noted that this mantra should be recited with full concentration, devotion, and dedication toward the supreme power.
Benefits of Shanti Mantra
- Overcoming the obstacles
It is usually noted that in anger, a person says or acts in a very different way that sometimes affects his/her relationship with near and dear ones. Sometimes, a person also takes certain wrong decisions in anger which results in destruction and failure. Reciting this mantra helps in increasing the patience level of a person which ultimately results in taking the right decisions at the right time. It helps the person to put control over his tongue and not to say any bad things to his/her loved ones. It helps to maintain the peace of mind that results in taking the right decision instead of taking the wrong one and ruining all the things. Thus, this powerful mantra helps to overcome the obstacles of destruction and wrong decision that are taken in anger.
- Mental Peace
A mental peace of a person is usually disturbed by frustration, anxiety, anger, sadness, impatience, depression, stress, and many more. A mentally unstable person fails to take the right decision in life and it also results in both bad mental and physical health of a person. To ensure complete mental peace, this mantra should be recited with full concentration so that a proper balance between mental and physical health is being maintained. The mind becomes free of negative and unwanted thoughts. Once the mind becomes free from such forms of negative and unwanted thoughts, complete mental peace is achieved resulting in proper functions of mind, body, and soul.
- Brings Happiness
By overcoming all the negative and unwanted thoughts from the mind, the person can control the anger which ultimately results in maintaining peace of mind. If peace of mind is achieved, a person can focus on better things in life that result in bringing positive change in life. when this positive change is achieved, a person becomes happy as all his things will be done at the right time and in the right place. A feeling of happiness always results in the overall well-being of a person. It also helps in the spiritual growth of a person that leads to spiritual awakening.
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, Prithvi 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”
3. Gayatri Mantra
Gayatri Mantra is one of the oldest and purest forms of mantra which is recited to bring a positive change in life. This mantra not only helps in overcoming the issues of anger, jealousy, stress, depression, and impatience but also helps in bringing prosperity and abundance to life. This mantra is recited all over the world by people of different cultures and backgrounds. Recitation of this mantra brings a feeling of calmness and positivity in life, It must be chanted 108 times for 11 or 21 days to being the best results, there is no specific time of the day when this mantra should be recited but it is advisable to chant it in the morning by taking bath and performing the pooja at home. It must be noted that this mantra should be recited with full devotion and dedication to bring the maximum positive results in life. You can go through certain benefits of reciting the Gayatri mantra which has been mentioned below.
Benefits of Gayatri Mantra
- Increases the concentration
This powerful mantra not only helps in reducing or controlling anger but also helps in increasing the concentration of a person. For students, this is one of the most amazing mantras that helps them to follow the right path in life by controlling anger and stress that eventually results in increasing their knowledge and concentration. The learning power of a person increases as the mind becomes free from unwanted negative thoughts and stress. When a mind is free of toxic thoughts, a positive change comes in the life of a person. So, to improve your concentration and learning power, this mantra should be recited regularly with complete devotion.
- Opening of Chakras
Gayatri mantra is one of the most powerful mantras in Hindu culture which is said to release all sorts of negative and toxic energies from the human body and helps in the opening of all seven chakras. The opening of all the seven chakras ultimately results in an opening of the highest consciousness of a person leads to a spiritual awakening. It helps to provide peace of mind and helps to control anger. Anger is the root cause of several problems. Once the person gets successful in controlling anger, all sorts of other health issues get sorted. A body becomes active and stress-free. For best results, this mantra should be recited 108 times with full devotion and dedication using a rosary.
- Improves overall health
It is rightly said that anger is the root cause of all sorts of health issues. It results in high blood pressure, stress, anxiety, stomach ulcers, high sugar levels, and many more. If the problem of anger is controlled, all the other health issues will automatically vanish that ultimately resulting in the overall well-being of a person. Reciting this mantra not only helps in improving health but also increases the Vedic knowledge of a person that helps in following the divine and spiritual path in life. The person learns the real meaning of religious and cultural factors and tries to adapt them for his/her overall growth.
ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ॥”
Om bhur bhuvah svahtat savitur varenyaṃbhargo devasya dhimahidhiyo yo nah pracodayat”
4. Om Shanti Mantra
The word “Shanti” refers to peace in English and this “Om Shanti Mantra” is considered one of the most effective mantras in religious terms to bring peace to the mind by controlling anger and unwanted emotions. In various cultures, anger is considered a sin because, in the state of anger, a person gets involved in unwanted arguments and violence that ultimately hurts his or others’ feelings and emotions. Causing others any form of any is always considered a sin and is considered punishable in various cultures. This mantra is considered one of the most amazing mantras that helps a person overcome the problem of performing a sin in this world. By reciting this mantra, a person can put control on his anger and toxic behavior which ultimately saves him/her from performing a sin. This mantra can be recited at any time of the day but it must be recited with full devotion and dedication. A tulsi rosary can be used to recite this mantra daily 108 times to bring the best results.
Benefits of Om Shanti Mantra
- Psychological benefits
In modern times, every person is suffering due to various reasons in life. These reasons are mostly related to the disturbances in life caused due to relationship problems, financial crises, health issues, career problems, and many more. These issues result in causing mental health issues to a great extent. The person becomes stressed, starts panicking in different situations, and also starts arguing with family and loved ones. Any form of argument is often caused to due lack of control over anger. If a person can put control on anger, many of his/her problems will vanish automatically. Reciting this mantra brings a soothing effect on the mind of a person and helps to calm both mental and physical health. The body and mind become relaxed and stress-free that ultimately resulting in both physical and psychological benefits.
- The smooth functioning of health
Once your body starts gaining control over anger, all the other health issues will get automatically controlled and sometimes even vanish. This is because your mind gets free from all sorts of negative and toxic thoughts. The person gains control over violence and arguments. This leads to the flow of positive energies in all the chakras of the body resulting in smooth functioning of the overall health. Thus, this mantra should be recited with full dedication, concentration, and devotion toward the supreme power for the best results.
- Tool for meditation
If you are thinking to start a routine for meditation that this mantra can be very helpful in that. Reciting this mantra will help to put control over anger and unwanted thoughts and helps to form a base for the meditation. The concentration power of the person increases and he/she focuses to see the positive aspects of different things in life. This mantra should be recited with full devotion and concentration. Your body should be free from all sorts of negative thoughts while meditating on this mantra. Thus, this is one of the most powerful tools for meditation.
ॐ शांति ॐ ॥”
Om Shanti Om”
5. Ganesha Mantra
Lord Ganesha is one of the most powerful and renowned Hindu gods who is known as the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesha is an elephant-headed god who is prayed to before the beginning of any auspicious occasion to avoid any unwanted circumstances and obstacles. From various stories of Lord Ganesha, it is always taught to keep control over anger and tongue and a person should never panic in any situation. Before taking any decision or taking any action, a person should try to calm down and think tactfully before taking any step. Any decision taken in anger or any major step taken in anger always results in disastrous results. To avoid this, a person should always recite this powerful mantra of Lord Ganesha who bestows his lovers and devotees the feeling of calmness and peace. This mantra should be recited only after taking bath and that too 108 times a day using a rosary to get the maximum results. Keep an idol or photograph of Lord Ganesha in front of you and pray with full devotion and dedication. Though there is no hard and fast rule to recite this mantra at a fixed point time during the day it can be recited at any time of the day with full dedication.
Benefits of Ganesha Mantra
- Look beyond yourself!
In this modern world, every person thinks of their benefit. The feeling of kindness and sharing is slowly vanishing from this world. Every person is involved in a cutthroat competition with others to gain materialistic powers and money. Very few people are found in this world with a genuine feeling of empathy for others. Reciting this powerful mantra of Lord Ganesha not only helps in controlling anger and bad tongue but also helps us to look beyond ourselves. This mantra helps to inculcate the feeling of togetherness and empathy that ultimately results in bringing calmness to both mind and soul. Through this, the person will successfully be able to control anger and take the right decisions in life.
- Feeling of calmness
Once the person is successfully able to put control over anger, the body becomes free from unwanted and toxic thoughts. An individual knows what is good or bad for him/her. We have already discussed that anger is the root cause of all the other health issues and taking control of this anger releases the feeling of calmness. This automatically results in the vanishing of other health issues. A person becomes healthy not only physically but mentally also. It must be noted that once you recite this mantra, your mind and body should be free from all sorts of unwanted thoughts, anger, and anxiety. Full concentration should be paid to only recitation. The person should perform the chanting with calmness and dedication to get the maximum positive results.
- Management of Karmas
It is usually said that anger is a sin since it results in causing mental and physical harm not only to the person who gets angry but also to his near and dear ones. Causing any form of mental or physical harm to others always results in bad karmas that eventually result in causing problems as karmas can never be avoided. Lord Ganesha is known as the “Lord of Obstacles” and whenever his devotees required his help and guidance, he has always bestowed his blessings on them. Reciting this one of the most powerful mantras of Lord Ganesha helps in overcoming all these obstacles that ultimately result in good karmas for a person. In a state of anger, a person always performs unwanted actions and fails to keep control over his/her tongue. By this, he/she not only hurt his/her feelings but also hurt the feelings of near and dear ones. Hurting others for no reason always results in bad karmas and recitation of this powerful mantra of Lord Ganesha helps in the proper management of karmas as the person learns to keep calm and patient during hardships in life.
ॐ गतक्रोधाय नम:॥”
Om Gatakrodhaya Namah”