AUM BHOOR BHU-WAH SWA-HA TAT SA-VI-TUR VA-RE-NY-AM BHAR-GO DE-VASA-YA DHEE-MA-HI DHI-YO YO PRA-CHO-DAYAT
Summary of the Gayatri Mantra Gayatri Mantra (the mother of the vedas), the foremost mantra in hinduism and hindu beliefs, inspires wisdom. Its meaning is that "May the Almighty God illuminate our intellect to lead us along the righteous path". The mantra is also a prayer to the "giver of light and life" - the sun (savitur).
Oh God! Thou art the Giver of Life, Remover of pain and sorrow, The Bestower of happiness, Oh! Creator of the Universe, May we receive thy supreme sin-destroying light, May Thou guide our intellect in the right direction
Tārā is a female Bodhisattva typically associated with Tibetan Buddhism. She is one of the more popular figures in the Tibetan pantheon of deities. Tārā (pronounced tah' rah), whose name in means Star, originated in Indian Hinduism as the Mother Creator, and her many representations spread from Ireland to Indonesia under many different names. As White Tara, she rose from a lotus blooming in the lake that formed from the first tear of compassion of great bodhisattva Avalokiteswara (whose human incarnation is the Dalai Lama), and is considered his consort
The White Tārā is the personification of compassion, long life, healing and serenity. The followers of the White Tārā believe that the gift of longevity is granted for the practice of compassion and service to others.
The words to the White Tārā Mantra are:
Oṃ Tāre Tuttāre Ture Mama Ayuḥ Punya Jñānā Puṣtiṃ Kuru Svāhā
The mantra Om Mani Padme Hum (literally: "Aum, to the Jewel in the Lotus, hum) is recited by Tibetan Buddhists to invoke Chenrezi, the Bodhisattva of Compassion. Repeating this mantra accumulates merit and eases negative karma; meditating upon it is believed to purify the mind and body.