Problems faced by the individual are addressed to and remedial measures are suggested in Hinduism.
They are three kinds.
While these three are used for issues relating to Mind,and Spiritual development,these are also used for Physical Problems.
Of these three methods, Tantra is a method used combining sound waves,(Mantra),Tantra, uses mystically locked Geometrical shapes (Yantra) and Physical and mental disciplines,Tantra uses Mystically locked Geometrical shapes.
For more information on this,please refer my articles on Mantra,Tantra,Tantra,Japa.
And also Bija aksharas.
The Mantra is initiated by a Guru.
The Mantras are individual specific and are initiated by the Guru after ascertaining the need and spiritual evolvement of the individual.
There are various mantras and mantras contain Bija Aksharas,letters.
Some special characteristics are associated with these Aksharas .
They are the Root sound of the Deity or Reality.
Special procedures are prescribed for each mantra.
Sometimes,despite following the procedure ordained, Mantras do not seem to deliver results.
Seven remedial measures are provided to correct this and ensure that the Mantas deliver the desired results.
These seven methods are called Saptopaya,the seven ways .