Mantras: A meditative mantra can help focus the mind on a single word or phrase, helping calm thoughts and stress before expanding into more cosmic realms.
"What have you done for me lately" and "Flavor of the week" are the key mantras.
recitation of mantras and the use of drums and cymbals.
Eggeling, in Sacred Books of the East) respectively - arranged systematically in accordance with the ritual divisions, the older school on the other hand present their materials in a hopelessly jumbled form; for not only is each type of sacrifice not dealt with continuously and in orderly fashion, but short textual sections of mantras are constantly followed immediately by their dogmatic exegesis; the term brahmana thus applying in their case only to these detached comments and not to the connected series of them.
The dances involved ceremonial costumed rituals, recitation of mantras and the use of drums and cymbals.