"Spirituality is not to be learned by flight from the world, by running away from things, or by turning solitary and going apart from the world. Rather, we must learn an inner solitute wherever or with whomsoever we may be. We must learn to penetrate things and find God there." Meister Eckhart (12th Century mystic)
We can use any mantra for healing. However, understanding a mantra and, more importantly, cultivating a relationship with the power or intelligence behind the mantra can further the healing process.
Where does one begin with mantras and healing?
One way is to invoke the God of Healing: Dhanvantari.
Here are two variations:
om namo dhanvantaraye
om dhanvantaraye namaha
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In the video below, I share the pronunciation for this mantra for healing along with some chanting and other information.
Below the video, you will find reflections to help deepen your mantra practice around healing along with some questions for journaling.
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Questions for journaling and reflection:
When we need healing, we follow directions. What's the mantra for healing, we ask. Someone gives us a mantra, and we say it with faith.
What is it then that heals us: our faith or the mantra? Is the mantra a vehicle for our faith? Or is our faith...