Definition of Mantrams
1. mantram [n] - See also: mantram
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mantrams
Literary usage of Mantrams
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Tom Tit Tot: An Essay on Savage Philosophy in Folk-tale by Edward Clodd (1898)
"In this connection the three shouts of the Welsh, which created all things, should be noted. (b) mantrams Dr. Wallis Budge remarks that among the magic ..."
2. The Hindu at Home: Being Sketches of Hindu Daily Life by Joseph Edwin Padfield (1908)
"The preta shila is then placed into a little receptacle formed for it of leaves and is then consecrated by the repetition of mantrams. ..."
3. Hindu Manners, Customs and Ceremonies by Jean Antoine Dubois, Henry King Beauchamp (1897)
"We have already spoken of the grand virtue of mantrams ; but it is ... mantrams have such an influence over the gods, even of the very first rank, ..."
4. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... in fome mantrams, or forms of prayer, which are in the vulgar tongue, ... reading fome mantrams, in the vulgar tongue however, and pouring over it fome ..."
5. A Journey from Madras Through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar by Francis Hamilton, East India Company (1870)
"mantrams are certain fixed forms of prayer, or invocations of the deity ... the power which certain mantrams, pronounced by them, are believed to possess. ..."