Inscribed: SHANTI Peace in your heart SHANTI Peace in your mind SHANTI Peace in your body A mantra may be thought of as a tool to protect the mind. [man: mind; tra: tool, protect]. The word shanti means peace. Repeated thee times as on this bracelet with an invocation it becomes part of a mantra or incantation of devotion and reflection. Everything is intertwined: Peace in your heart and mind, your very soul, brings peace or health to your body.