Can I meditate on Om Namah Shivaya?
Traditionally practiced as a seated meditation, the unique aspect of this mantra is that it requires no ritual or ceremony to perform — all that is needed is devotion and a focused mind. With no strict observance, this mantra is perfect anywhere, anytime, and works perfectly for yoga practice and modern life.
How do I meditate to Lord Shiva?
‘Namah Shivaya’ is offering devotion to Shiva. Chant ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ continuously at a pace that you find suitable. The mantra will help you feel Shiva within yourself. Continue till you feel merged with Shiva, where there is no self, and you are Shiva, and Shiva is you.
What are the benefits of Om Namah Shivaya?
Benefits of chanting ‘OM Namah Shivaya’
- The Mantra infuses positive energy and helps in getting rid of the negative ones.
- You will be able to focus on your life and give it a direction.
- A restless mind will find stability and will be able to live peacefully.
- You will be able to govern your senses in a much better way.
How many times we can chant Om Namah Shivaya?
The most well known and basic Shiva Mantra which simply translates to ‘I bow to Lord Shiva’. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and if chanted 108 times every day, this mantra will help you purify your body and Lord Shiva will shower his blessings on you.
What is the power of Om Namah Shivaya?
This Mantra has the power to bring peace to your life and kick out all the negativity from your life. The sound of Om connects you to your inner soul and the Namah Shivay connects directly to Lord Shiva which gives you inner peace and strong mental health.
What are 112 ways of Shiva?
He declared, “If you use the human system, there are only 112 ways because there are only 112 doorways for this body through which it can attain.” If you wish to do something, you can do something only with what you have on your hands. You cannot work with what is not on your hands. Of these 112, 84 are purely ‘kriya’.
What is the Favourite food of Lord Shiva?
No doubt, Bhaang is the favourite food of Lord Shiva. The drink is made from crushed hemp leaves. It is also said that the drink helps to cure many ailments and get rid of all sorts of pain. Milk or any sweet made with milk is offered on Shivratri.
Why is 108 sacred number?
Rae notes that renowned mathematicians of Vedic culture viewed 108 as a number of the wholeness of existence. This number also connects the Sun, Moon, and Earth: The average distance of the Sun and the Moon to Earth is 108 times their respective diameters.