Namo Thassa Mantra - Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits, Download

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"Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma Sambuddhassa" is a universal prayer to Buddha, calling for his blessings of wisdom and enlightenment.

Through the mantra, one seeks to let go of one's inner resistance and become worthy of enlightenment.

It is considered auspicious to chant or listen to this mantra at the beginning of all endeavors.

With this mantra, the calmness and courage of Buddha are invoked in to homes, families, and workspaces.

Namo Thassa mantra is part of the Ancient Chants from India - Volume 3 album.

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History of the mantra

It has its roots in ancient Buddhist practice. It is still used as an initiation mantra to study the teachings of the Buddha and the Bodhisattvas.

In the Buddhist religious context, practicing this mantra is a way of taking refuge in Buddha, and living life by the Buddhist principles of morality, wisdom, and meditation.

Today, it is common around the world to chant this mantra three times at the beginning of any religious ceremony or Buddhist meditation practice.

Lyrics of the Mantra

Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma Sambuddhassa

Meaning of the Mantra

Lyrics :
Namo Tassa Bhagavato Arahato Samma Sambuddhassa
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Meaning :

"Namo Tassa" means "I pay homage to him."
"Bhagavato" refers to the Buddha as "the Exalted One."
"Arahato" means "The Worthy One."
"Samma Sambuddhassa" revers the Buddha as "The One Who Is Fully Enlightened."

Thus, the mantra is a way of salutation and surrender to the divine Buddha, who is Bhagavato and Arahato, and whose teachings we seek to follow.

Benefits of listening to Namo Thassa Mantra

The Namo Tassa mantra is an homage to the Enlightened Buddha to shed the light of his wisdom into one's life. It is an initiation of the teachings of the Dhamma followed by the Bodhisattvas.

Listening to this mantra along with meditation helps you in the following ways.

Benefit 1 - Keep negative thoughts away
By practicing with intense focus and humility, one can move away from repeated negative or evil thoughts and habits

Benefit 2 - Protects against stress
The mantra allows the mind to break away from the constant worldly stress surrounding one's desires, problems, and relationships

Benefit 3 - Keeps distractions away
The mantra prepares the mind to tune out distractions and emotionally let go of the feeling of overattachment

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