A Yantra is usually linked with a particular deity and is used for distinct purposes such as meditation, pujas, tantrism, the attraction of wealth and success. Numbers of geometric shapes and images along with mantras from the Yantra. The central point of almost all yantra is Bindu, a small red dot. The triangles are also important symbols representing Shiva and Shakti. The concentric circle represents the manifestation. Here’s what a great meditation master, Ivan Rados .
Tantra Tantra is a Sanskrit word that can be broken into two sub-words: tan and tra Tan – meaning expansion Tra – meaning translating into tool In other words, tantra is the tool of expansion. It is a purely spiritual practice. The way of practicing tantra is known as tantrism. There have been different concepts and practices of tantrism till the date. The practice of tantrism varies in the Eastern and Western world. Tantrism in Eastern World .
Among the 108 forms of Lokeswara Avalokitesvara is one who refuses to accept Nirvana since he considers such acceptance is selfish in view of the ignorance of the great majority of the people who have not yet attained the stage. His sacrifice symbolizes infinite compassion(Karuna), sharing of mankind’s misery, willingness to help those in distress. He holds in his hand the indestructible jewel. He is savior and protector from danger. So his mantra “OM MANI PADME HUM” .