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Mantra Chanting

Gayatri Mantra Chanting

Benefits of chanting the Gayatri Mantra

We find the Gayatri Mantra within the esoteric texts of major Upanishads (Vedic texts).

The Gayatri Japa is the core part of the Sun Worship Ritual Sandhyavandanam: the salutation to Sandhya: ‘twilight and solar noon’.

It is believed that reciting this bestows wisdom and enlightenment, through the divinity of the Sun.

Chanting Gayatri Mantra creates specific energies.  Gayatri mantra inspires righteous . In traditional Brahmin practice the Gayatri Mantra is often devotionally offered to God at sunrise and sunset.  It is a to , as the divine life giver, symbolized by Savitr (the sun), to inspire within us His Divinity and His Light to guide our Wisdom towards Righteousness.

The Gayatri Mantra Meaning

The Gayatri Mantra Translations

ॐ भूर्भुवः॒ स्वः


भ॒र्गो॑ दे॒वस्य॑ धीमहि

धियो॒ यो नः॑ प्रचो॒दया॑त्

Gayatri Mantra

Om Bhur Buvah svaha
Thath savithur varenyam
Bhargo devasya dhimahi
Dhiyo yonah prachodayat

Bhooh: the terrestrial,

Bhuvah: the world connecting terrestrial to celestial.

Svah: the celestial and 

From a yogi perspective Bhooh, Bhuvah, Svah are mystically interpreted as the three levels of consciousness: Conscious, Dream-state and Unconscious.

Savituh: life-generating ability of the Sun

Bhargaḥ: the self-luminous one

Tatsavitur devasya: ‘of that divine entity called Savitṛ’

Dhīmahi means ‘we meditate upon’

Dhiyaḥ means '‘life activity’

Pracodayāt means ‘to move in a specific direction.’ 

We could translate the Gayatri as:

We meditate upon self-luminous radiance of the divine entity called Savita which inspires our life activities, and intellect.

Famous Translations of the Gayatri Mantra:

‘May we attain that excellent glory of Savitar the god:

So may he stimulate our prayers.’

The Hymns of the Rigveda (1896), the Gayatri by Ralph T. H. Griffith

 ‘We meditate on the adorable glory of the radiant sun; may he inspire our intelligence.’

the Gayatri by S. Radhakrishnan (1953)

What is Gayatri Mantra by Swami Sivananda

'Let us meditate on Isvara and His Glory who has created the Universe, who is fit to be worshipped, who is the remover of all sins and ignorance. May he enlighten our intellect.'

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