The Best Mantra Books To Buy. You Should Probably Read Them All

Looking for the best mantra books to buy?  We’ve read the lot so you can know precisely which mantra books are right for you.

The following are all books that I personally referenced while I was creating The Daily Meditation’s free guide to mantras.

As you will probably know, there are many thousands of mantras in the worlds. Lots of different religions and spiritualities use mantras, including Buddhism, Hinduism, and Yogic systems. Obviously you will already know which of the systems you want mantras for. But in my experience one of the best ways to really get into spirituality is to look at all different cultures and religions. After all, an open mind is a healthy mind, right?

I’ve personally read through all of the following books and I recommend all of them.

You might like to consider getting a few of these books as they do offer different information. It’s always helpful to be able to cross-reference the information that you’re reading.

Here’s our personal picks of the top 5 mantra books in the world.

The Best Mantra Books

1: Healing Mantras

Written by Thomas Ashley Farrand, a specialist in Buddhist and Hindu mantras, Healing Mantras: Using Sounds Affirmations for Personal Growth, Creativity and Health is our top pick out of all mantra books. This book details why mantras work, how to use them and, best of all, a huge catalogue of mantras to use for all different reasons. This is simply the best mantra book in the world.


2: Mantra Yoga and Primal Sound

In this fascinating read, Dr Frawley explains the science behind mantras, stating that the universe is created out of frequencies and that by tapping into these frequencies you can change your life and direct the course of your future. One of the limitations of this book is that it does not include phonetic pronunciations for mantras. Nevertheless a truly excellent book.


3: Mantras: Power of Words

In this book spiritual leader Swami Sivananda Radh–founder of  Yasodhara Ashram — leads you through everything you need to know about mantras. You’ll discover the science of mantras, a biography of Swami Sivananda Radh and many different mantras. Best of all, musical notations are given for the mantras so you know how to chant them.

4: Chakra Mantras: Liberate Your Spiritual Genius Through Chanting

In this book by the Thomas Ashley Farrand we are introduced to many secret mantras from Tibet and India. Farrand discusses how to use these mantras to activate the chakras and to boost our spiritual development. Written by the leading authority on mantras, this is another must-read book.

5: A Gnostic Prayer Book

This pocket-size book does one thing and does it very well: it gathers together all manner of mantras and prayers and reveals how to use them for spiritual development. This is an excellent companion book and is worth buying alongside one of the other books listed above.


I would love to hear your opinion on this. What is your personal favorite mantra book? And what did you like most about it?

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Paul Martin Harrison

Paul Harrison is a meditation teacher, author and journalist based in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Paul has helped thousands of people to discovery their true potential. Don’t miss Paul’s inspirational and enlightening book Journey To The Buddha Within You.

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