What is Mantra ? mantra is that which draws our minds from the world and brings it to the feet of the Lord. These bija-mantra are not mere words or mere sounds, they have got power in them and that power is capable of helping the aspirant to realize the Deity, to attain God realization. These bija-mantras have got the capacity to reveal to you the real nature of your Deity when repeated. Though there is life in the bija-mantra, your spiritual practice is also necessary to fructify this manifestation.