Buddhism RITUAL ITEMS Hand-cranking Prayer Wheel ~
Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ is the six-syllabled sanskrit mantra particularly associated with the four-armed Shadakshari form of Avalokiteshvara . It is commonly carved onto rocks or written on paper which is inserted into prayer wheels . When an individual spins the wheel, it is said that the effect is the same as reciting the mantra as many times as it is duplicated within the wheel.
"OM " is a sacred syllable found in Indian religions .
" Mani " means "jewel" or "bead"
" Padme " meaning the "Lotus flower", the Buddhist sacred flower
" Hum " represents the spirit of enlightment .
When one chant the mantra ~ meditates on certain Qualities
Om to meditate on the practice of generosity
Ma to meditate on the practice of purity in ethics
Ni to meditate on the practice of patience
Pad to meditate on the practice of perseverance
Me to meditate on the practice of concentration
Hum to meditate on the practice of wisdom.
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