Mantra is one of the practices at Yasodhara Ashram. Each evening we chant a mantra for all of those on our prayer list, to send out positive and healing vibrations. You can start your own mantra practice to learn to concentrate your mind, direct your emotions and access the Light within.
In her book, Mantras Words of Power, Swami Radha says, “Mantra is a precise combination of words and sounds—the embodiment of a particular form of consciousness or Sakti. Mantra means the thought that liberates and protects. The chanting of mantras activates and accelerates the creative spiritual force, promoting harmony in all parts of the human being.”
The following excerpt is from her audio recording, “The Power of Mantras” where she talks about and demonstrates the mantra, Hari Om.