Om Mani Padme Hum


Om Mani Padme Hum" is a mantra in Tibetan Buddhism, and it does not have a direct English translation. The mantra is believed to invoke the blessings of the bodhisattva of compassion, Avalokiteshvara. Each syllable of the mantra has its own symbolism and meaning, which can be interpreted in various ways. One common interpretation is:


Om: Represents the body, speech, and mind of the Buddha
Mani: Represents the jewel, symbolizing compassion and altruism
Padme: Represents the lotus, symbolizing wisdom
Hum: Represents the indivisibility of compassion and wisdom