By Jun Li
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Mantras are words or phrases that are chanted out loud or internally as objects of meditation. Often these mantras are associated with particular Buddhist figures, whose qualities can be cultivated by the repetition of the relevant mantra.
Mantras are also among the most ancient healing techniques. One very important use of mantra for healers is in invoking the Medicine Buddha to bless medicines or produce other healing effects. Also, Mantras are dedicated to healing specific illnesses or to bring about specific results such as long life, clearing obstacles from one's life path, spiritually purifying food and offerings, and so on."
Buddha Mantras comprises of 18 classic Buddha mantras. Each of them is a mantra created by a particular Buddhist figure. The melody is forceful but not aggressive; soft but not weak; pure but not monotonous; tranquil but not sluggish, which will bring you to a peaceful holy land brimmed with relaxation and comfort.
Mantras list in Buddha Mantras
1.Mantra of Buddha Amitabha
2.Dharani of Mahasthamaprapta Bodhisattva
3.Dharani of Akasagarbha Bodhisattva
4.Mantra of White Tara
5.Mantra of Prajna
6.Dharani of Great Cundi
7.Mantra of White Manjushri
8.Mantra of Vairocana Buddha
9.Wish-Fulfilling Dharani Mantra
10.Mantra of Kuan Yin
11.100-Syllable Mantra of Vajrasattva
12. Mantra of Guru Rinpoche
13.Dharani Mantra of Amitayus tathagatas
14.Auspicious Lucky Mantra
15.Mantra of medicine Buddha
16.Mantra of Maha Mayuri
17.Mantra of Yellow Jambala
18.Mantra of Pelden Lhamo
What's New in Version 1.1
Playback time extended to 2 hours
Good...could be great
This is a really good app that could be great with two slight improvements:
1. Rather than abruptly going silent at the end of the specified time, slowly ramp down the volume over the final 20-30 seconds.
2. On the description pages, or in addition to them, provide a) the meaning of each word/phrase in the mantra, and b) suggested meditations/visualizations to perform while reciting the mantra.
Also, perhaps, provide a cross- reference table of emotional states with links to the mantras associated with those states.
The mantras and background music are very professional, though! I'm very happy with this purchase.
This is a personal note to thank you...
I discovered Buddha Mantras recently and was pleased this app was indeed what I was searching for. It is a valuable tool for learning to concentrate and dealing with stress. I listen to it on a regular basis and afterword feel all refreshed and calm. And a good way of taking control of the mind so that it becomes peaceful and focused. I can't think of a single negative thing to say about this application.
I am writing this for people who might want to know how to say the mantras or chant with the music...unless you have an excellent ear and understand one of the Chinese languages, you probably won't be chanting to this app. I appreciate the music and the sounds and of course appreciate the Buddha. I wish many happy listening hours for all those who buy this app. It has a distinctive sound, and if China has its own version of Bollywood, I would expect this music to be featured in those movies.
- Category: Lifestyle
- Updated: Aug 07, 2011
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 192 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Jun Li
- © 2010 PPL Development LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.