10 Powerful Shanti Mantra you should chant for piece

Shanti Mantras are prayers for Peace. They are often recited at the beginning and at the end of religious ceremonies or rituals in Hinduism. Shanti Mantras are often found in the Upanishads, where they are recited to calm the mind of the reciter and the environment around him. They often end with reciting the word “Shanti” three times

Why Om shanti mantra is chanted thrice ?

Shanti is repeated thrice since it is chanted for piece in the body,mind and spirit.it is also chanted thrice to make the past,present and future peaceful. 
when shanti is chanted first time,it purifies the body and relieves it from the sufferings,diseases and discomforts,the body is thus refreshed.
when you chant shanti second time, an special feeling of peace lands on the mind and mind is releved of its negative feelings,worries,stresses and tensions.
when you chant shanti third time,it bestows heightened spiritual experience touching the soul of the person.
In another sense,Shanti is chanted thrice for oneself,for his immediate family and firends and the world at large. Hence Shanti mantra usually prays for the peace of all beings in the universe.

Source : himalayayoganepal


Benefits of chanting Shanti Mantra

1. Reciting shanti mantra can help to relieve the tension and stress set up in the minds.
2. Shanti mantra helps to optimize and improve all the bodily functions and enable the different internal organs work up to their optimum capacities.
3. Shanti mantra can have a soothing effect on the mind and lead to deep relaxation.
4. Chanting Shanti mantra can help to open up different spiritual experiences and relate to subtle but profound experiences.
5. Shanti mantra assists in setting with the natural silence within without letting the individual slip into sleep or deep rest ,which is an important tool for meditation.




Collection of powerful shanti mantras

Here is the collection of powerful shanti mantras which are in english and sanskrit as well. The meaning of shanti mantra are also written.

1. Om Asato Ma Sadgamaya

 OM ASATO MA SADGAMAYA

"ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय"

Meaning : Lead us from Unreal to Reality, Lead us from Darkness to Light

2. Om Bhadram Karnebhih Shrnuyama Devah

OM BHADRAM KARNEBHIH SHRNUYAMA DEVAH

"ॐ भद्रं कर्णेभिः शृणुयाम देवाः"

Meaning : May we Hear what is Auspicious, May we see what is Auspicious

 3.Om Purnamadah Purnamidam

OM PURNAMADAH PURNAMIDAM

"ॐ   पूर्णमदः   पूर्णमिदं    पूर्णात्पुर्णमुदच्यते"

Meaning : Om, That is Full, This also is Full, From Fullness comes that Fullness.

4. Om Sahana Vavatu

OM SAHANA VAVATU

"ॐ   सह   नाववतु"
Meaning : May God protect us, May God nourish us, May we work together and let our study be enlightening

 5. Om Sarvesham Swastirvavatu

OM SARVESHAM SWASTIRVAVATU

"ॐ   सर्वेशां   स्वस्तिर्भवतु"

Meaning : May there be Auspiciousness, Peace, Fullness and Prosperity to All

6. Om Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah

OM SARVE BHAVANTU SUKHINAH

"ॐ   सर्वे   भवन्तु   सुखिनः"

Meaning : May all be Happy, free from Illness, see what is Auspicious and may no one Suffer


7. Om Shamno Mitrah Sham Varunah 

OM SHAMNO MITRAH SHAM VARUNAH

"ॐ   शं   नो   मित्रः   शं   वरुणः"

Meaning: May the presiding deities be propitious to us, Adoration to Brahman, May Brahman protect us.

8. Om Vang Me Manasi Pratisthita 

OM VANG ME MANASI PRATISTHITA

"ॐ   वाङ्   मे   मनसि   प्रतिष्ठिता"

Meaning : May my mind be fixed in my speech, May Atman manifest unto me, and reveal unto me the Highest Knowledge.



9. Om Dyauha Shantirantariksha Shantihi

OM DYAUHA SHANTIRANTARIKSHA SHANTIHI

"ॐ   द्यौः   शान्तिरन्तरिक्षं   शान्तिः"

Meaning : May there be Peace in Heaven, Sky, Earth, Water, Plants, Trees; May there be Peace in All.

10. Om santih santih santih

"ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदम् पूर्णात् पूर्णमुदच्यते 
पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते 
ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः"

om purnamadah purnamidam purnat purnamudacyate 
purnasya purnamadaya purnamevavasisyate 
om santih santih santih

Meaning : Om! That is infinite (Man), and this (universe) is infinite.The infinite proceeds from the infinite.(Then) taking the infinitude of the infinite (universe),It remains as the infinite (Brahman) alone.Om! Peace! Peace! Peace!

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