OM MANI PEME HUM is a Mnemonic
Mnemonics are an aid to memory
The mantra, OM MANI PEME HUM, represents compassion within wisdom. This compassionate wisdom is directed towards what is happening in our own minds, and the minds of others. It is not a magical incantation.
OM MANI PEME HUM is Sanskrit for generosity, patience, morality, discipline, meditation and wisdom; these are known as the six perfections, which is the path to enlightenment.
OM MANI PEME HUM is apractical aid rather than a magical mystery. When dealing with others, it’s essential to remember the six perfections.