- Oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ -
- tát savitúr váreṇ(i)yaṃ -
- bhárgo devásya dhīmahi - dhíyo yó naḥ prachodáyāt
This is a very interesting process cause it shows how much we operate on automatic pilot and also shows the way to a more conscious way of living free from this automatic pilot.
Now whatever pops up, observe it, and let it pass, focus back on the mantra and your breathing. Consider the noise or thoughts like a cloud passing by in a blue sky, or a drop that falls into a still lake and forms a ripple only to disappear in the lake. You are the sky and the lake, the mantra and the breathing.