The word Mantra consists of two words – Man (manus) – means the mind; and – tra – which means peace or liberation. Therefore mantra means – liberation of mind.
What Does The Hare Krishna Mantra Mean?
The Maha mantra Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare is a spiritual call to the Lord, meaning, “Oh energy of the Lord, please engage me in the loving service of Lord Krishna.”
Devotees of Krishna repeat this mantra to achive several goals – please the Lord, concentrate their mind on serving God and enjoy the sweet taste of Krishna’s name. This mantra is considered as both – the goal and the tool of devotee.