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What are really the difference between Mantra , Yantra, and Tantra?

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Asked by anantharaman, 03 Jan '10 02:01 pm
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Mantra is a religious powerful syllable or a poetic verse, typically from the Sanskrit language. It is used to connect with the supreme deity when chanted with intense devotion. The word mantra is a Sanskrit word consisting of " man " or " manas or mind " and the suffix - " tra " meaning - tool, hence a literal translation would be " mind tool ". Mantras are interpreted to be effective as sound (vibration), when chanted. It is chanted during religious ceremonies and for obtaining other necessities in life. Example :- Beej Mantras of different deities.

Yantra is a Sanskrit word derived from the root yam , meaning sustain, hold or support the energy inherent in a particular element or object. Yantra consists of symbols, usually diagrams composed of interlocking geometrical shapes, most typically triangles, used as symbols of various aspects of the divine, which are inscribed on a copper sheet. Divine energy is invoked into the yantra by chanting specific m ...more
Answered by Kavita Prsd, 04 Jan '10 01:04 am

 
  
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Only m,y,or t ka bas
Answered by Anita, 24 Sep '11 03:21 pm

 
  
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You would have seen people doing Praanaayam. They close one nostrill, breath in thru other nostril, hold the breath and mentally chant the manthra (Om Bhuhu om bhuvaha om suvaha..). All physical activities other than chanting are thanthra and the recitation proper is manthra involving words and sound (if it is said aloud). In pranayama, only mental chant is done, no spoken word. OK

While inviting the Lord, showing prasadam etc., you would have noticed that some physical mudra's are shown. They are all tantric part of ritual. Along with the mudra, chant of manthra's also done.

Swamy Krishna Premi used to say that people do not do sandhya at all, or when they do they could not do the tantric part (e.g, holding breath in proper proportion to inhalation and exhalation) and mantric chant properly (with proper intonation).. all that is left of the ritual now is the chant of Divine Naam inter alia, in the ritual (for Naam of divine chanted even erroneously are said to protect the kartha ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 24 Sep '11 03:20 pm

 
  
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Mantra is a set of particular words in a particular configuration and rhythm,

Tantra, the way means a method to perform a worship in a systematic way.

Yantra is a geometric figure inscribed on a metallic plate or paper and is the confluence of the powers of the concerned God.
Answered by sudha, 03 Jan '10 03:42 pm

 
  
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Mann ki bhabna ko Mantra keheten hai, Yojan yani sristi ko sahi tarike se chalane ko yantra aur tan yani sarir ko kabu mein rakhane keliye jo sikshya diya jata hai usko tantra kehetn hai.......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 03 Jan '10 02:12 pm

 
  
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Dear The mantra is who known Sanskrit word capable for Mantra.
The yantra is like Rameshwar, Bidrinath, kasi called Yantra.
The Tantra some one target and achieved and pushed Tantra.
Answered by Vasudevan Govindarao, 03 Jan '10 02:09 pm

 
  
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Mantra is what Heart wishes and tounge recites, Yantra is what Brian develops and body enjoys (less efforts) Tantra make use of both mantra and yantra to make money.
Answered by Mohammed asim nehal, 03 Jan '10 02:07 pm

 
  
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