The meaning of the six syllables, Sanskrit mantra is great and vast...
The first, Om symbolises the practitioner's impure body, speech, and mind. Also symbolises the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha.
The next four syllables state the path. Mani, meaning jewel, symbolises the factors of the method. The altruistic intention to become enlightened, compassion, and love.
The two syllables, Padme, meaning lotus, symbolise wisdom.
Purity is achieved by an indivisible unity of method and wisdom.
Its symbolised by the final syllable hum, which indicates indivisibility.
The six syllables: om mani Padme hum, mean that in dependence on the practice of a path.
It is an indivisible union of method and wisdom.
You can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, speech, and mind of a Buddha.