- mantoux test,
- manu samoa,
- manua islands
Origin of mantra
Examples from the Web for mantra
The GOP should embrace the work ethic as its mantra, and this time act like they mean it.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mantra in Washington is to “manage” differences with Beijing and find areas of cooperation.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Krishna Movement stresses continual silent chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra in order to keep the mind focused on God.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Memorize and spread this mantra: The War on Drugs Is What Makes Thugs.
This mantra of the hi-tech revolution has brought fundamental change to virtually every area of American life except one—politics.
Mantra, a verse or chapter in the vedas, any prayer or words recitedas a charm.Hindoo Tales|Translated by P. W. Jacob
Any one amongst the celestials whom thou mayst invoke by uttering this mantra, will appear before thee and be under thy power.The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Bk. 3 Pt. 2|Translated by Kisari Mohan Ganguli
(Vasishtha has explained the meaning of this mantra in the latter part of the Nirvna prakarana).
But how shall I know that the mantra which I have learned is equally efficacious?Folk-Tales of Bengal|Lal Behari Day
Having mumbled several spells (mantra), he recites the tale (qissa) of the particular goddess, which often occupies several hours.
Word Origin for mantra
1808, "that part of the Vedas which contains hymns," from Sanskrit mantra-s "sacred message or text, charm, spell, counsel," literally "instrument of thought," related to manyate "thinks," from PIE root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)). Sense of "special word used for meditation" is first recorded in English 1956.