Om Mani Padme Hum
May all beings enjoy the spirit of Love,
It is said that the word OM is blessed and reciting it aloud helps us to achieve perfection in the practice of generosity. The second path or word MANI means “jewel” and symbolizes the method and intention to become enlightened and compassionate so as to obtain compassion and love for ourselves, fellow humans and the planet .
Reciting MA and NI is said to help us attain perfection in the practice of tolerance and patience and good ethics.
PA, the fourth word, helps us to achieve perfection of perseverance.
Reciting ME helps us to achieve perfection in the practice of concentration.
The final and sixth word HUM helps us to achieve perfection in the practice of wisdom.
OM MANI PADME HUM recited often can be a special mantra for our modern day living. The power of the mantra can identify and purify our personalities, our minds, bodies and selves from life’s daily stresses, encouraging us to open our hearts and souls to becoming more generous, compassionate, and loving. We will become more tolerant and patient with ourselves and others, therefore helping us to obtain more perseverance, concentration, and wisdom in our daily lives.
May all beings enjoy the spirit of enlightenment.