Beej Mantras – What is a Beej Mantra?



Beej Mantra is a basic mantra dedicated to a deity in Hinduism. The mantra is of a single word or syllable. The Beej mantras are chanted alone or along with a combination of words.
The Beej mantra for Lord Shiva is Hom
The Beej mantra for Goddess Durga is Dum
The Beej mantra for Goddess Kali is Kreem
The Beej mantra for Goddess Lakshmi is Shreem
The Beej mantra for Goddess Saraswati is Aim
The Beej mantra for Lord Ganesha is Gam