Mani stones are stone plates, rocks and/or pebbles, inscribed with the six syllabled mantra of Avalokiteshvara (Om mani padme hum, hence the name "Mani stone"), as a form of prayer in Tibetan Buddhism.
In this way, what is the meaning of the name Padme?
Padme p(a)-dme, pad-me as a girl's name is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Padme is "lotus". From the Tibetan chant, "Om Mani Padme Hum", meaning "the jewel is in the lotus". Name of a fictional "Star Wars" princess, Padme Amidala. Padme has 1 variant form: Padma.
What is a mantra in Buddhism?
Mantra, in Hinduism and Buddhism, a sacred utterance (syllable, word, or verse) that is considered to possess mystical or spiritual efficacy. Various mantras are either spoken aloud or merely sounded internally in one's thoughts, and they are either repeated continuously for some time or just sounded once.