Hum in the mantra OM Mani Padme Hum has layers of meaning just as the other words do. Yet, essentially the word has to do with emphasis and a definite statement about reality. Hum = It is so. What is so? The meaning of the rest of the mantra. OM: Each person is a creator … More Inter: Hum – It is so.
There’s a scene in The Last Samaurai where the Tom Cruise character is learning martial arts and getting pummeled. A young man says to him, “too many mind.” He gets it, calms his many emotions and thoughts, projections and expectations, and discovers a zone of equipoise from which he can enter the art of the … More Inter: the Jewel of Pure Being (mantra 2)
Mantra used in spiritual practice has many layers of meaning, significance, and purpose. This is quite effective, in that each person will be met with the amount of meaning, purpose, and understanding that he or she can use, make sense of, and integrate into his or her life. That will, in time, flawlessly open up … More Intermediate: Creator-Creation: OM