A Sanskrit Mantra for Protection

A Sanskrit Mantra for Protection

Andrea Bobby

Andrea is a teacher and lifelong practitioner of Yoga. Born in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India, she now resides in Ontario, Canada and offers online classes in traditional Hatha Yoga. As the founder of Body Mind Light and its Etsy Shop, she strives to propagate the authentic, original wisdom of Yoga to the world. Read more...

9 Responses

  1. Giuseppe says:

    There is some powerful information in this article! I never realised that info regarding the number 108…(mind blown).

    Thank you Andrea!

    I hope you have a great holidays with your loved ones!!!

  2. Tom says:

    Hi Andrea,

    This is a really interesting article and not what I was expecting when I saw it. We all have so many emotions and thoughts every single day, a lot of them are negative and a lot of them positive. It can be life changing to change our thoughts from negative to positive, but is not easy to do.

    The Sanskrit Mantra will definitely help with our emotions and thoughts, and I love how you say this will fight our negative emotions.

    Thank you for sharing and keep up the great work.

    All the best,


  3. Arnaud says:

    Hello Andrea!

    Its a very insightful article:) My wife and myself are very interested in yoga and meditation, we have learned some Mantra but this one did not know about the Mahā Mrityunjaya.
    We will try to include it in our next meditation session.
    Also congratulation for your beautiful website, the way it have been designed give a feeling of calmness an peace to the readers:)
    By the way do you know some Mantras that can help to have deep concentration/focus at work?

    I have subscribed to your newsletter hope to get some other insightful articles soon!


  4. Robb says:

    Very interesting post, I had never heard of the Mahā Mrityunjaya. I have heard of mantras before however. This one sounds very powerful. I appreciate you explaining its meaning and what is involved with chanting it properly. Thanks!

  5. Ceci says:

    Hi Andrea,
    An interesting article. Although I have previously heard about mantras, I only understood that it stands for a tangible focal point during meditation through reading this article. You explained why it is spoken 108 times. What are the significance of the other numbers you quoted – 3, 9, 27 and 54 as I am sure there must be some spiritual attachment.


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