The Meaning of Om Mani Padme Hung (Compassion Mantra)
Meaning of Compassion Mantra
Mantra are brief, powerful prayers composed of sacred syllables.
OM MANI PADME HUNG, the mantra of Avalokiteshvara (Buddha of Compassion), is the most popular of such prayers in Tibetan Buddhism. It is recited daily for purification, accumilation of merit, protection, and spiritual realisation.
OM symbolises the ordinary body, speech and mind of a person. It also symbolises the pure exalted body, speech and mind of a Buddha.