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Monitoring & Actualization of Noetic TRAining. A feasibility study which assessed the effect of noetic therapies—stress relaxation, imagery, touch therapy, and prayer—as adjuncts to percutaneous intervention during unstable coronary syndromes
Conclusions Of the noetic therapies, off-site intercessory prayer had the lowest short- and long-term absolute complication rates

(2) Mantra

A word/phrase used in yoga, meditation, and autosuggestive therapy, to facilitate mental immobilisation


A word, phrase, or sound repeated to oneself to focus the mind or reduce stray thoughts during meditation.

mantra (mänˑ·tr),

n “mind protection;” in Hinduism and Buddhism, a pure sound that is used in meditation and rituals.
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It is mythical and the mantras are written in a mix of ancient Khom scripture, Chinese seal script and protective symbols.
Mantras are a form of self-talk--usually in very short utterances--which can have a powerful influence over our thinking.
Those who study the Mantras and begin to understand them," he writes, "are thereby also challenged to decide whether and when studying the Mantras becomes also praying with them" (17).
In this book, he examines the three holy mantras of the Srivaisnava tradition--three short evocative mantras that encapsulate ways of taking and finding refuge in Narayana and his consort, Sri.
Zed pointed out that mantras, considered "words of power", constituted the main body of Vedic samhita (collection) and were most ancient portion of sacred writings.
The CD's title comes from the fifth track, ``Govinda Jaya Jaya,'' the celebratory song that led De Lory to do an entire album of mantra.
Clearly, the Folks on the show were making a light jibe at those people who believe that mantras can solve problems.