With new releases lined up for the entire year, Indian king of Pop Daler Mehndi brings to us yet another exemplary display of his varied and deep rooted musical skills with a mantra, that provokes good fortune.
Deeply inspired by the Om Mani Padme Hum chant during his visit to the Padmavati temple in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, Daler Mehndi wanted to represent the holy words in a format any person could chant along. In today’s world, where materialistic desires are kept on the forefront, the musician believes that this mantra will help those who desire gratification of senses.
The Mantra is based on the teachings of Gautam Buddha which are compiled in the form of many sutras which provide wisdom and strength of character thus coming to our aide in our day to day life. The mantra itself, ‘Om Mani Padme Hum’ is based on Kalma Sutra upon six syllables namely “OM, MA, NI, PAD, ME, HUM” that preach six great sublime values of life – Generosity, Pure Ethics, Tolerance & Patience, Perseverance, Concentration and wisdom.
The singer who is greatly known for his humanistic contributions to society says, “Varied cultures across the globe have embraced this mantra and have adopted its teachings to guide their way of life, I am keen on knowing, seeing and talking to people who have established this as their source of inspiration and power.”