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Gayatri Mantra , Meaning and Benefits


The Gayatri Mantra is one of the oldest and most powerful of Sanskrit mantras. The Gayatri Mantra was practiced for thousands of years.Going back 2,500 to 3,500 years,Vedas are some of the earliest scriptures.In Vedas, Gayatri Mantra is mentioned as Supreme Mantra.For many centuries, Gayatri was kept secret by Gurus and Yogis because of its power.Repetition of this Mantra will develop the Intelligence.

This Mantra has infinite potentiality.It is a vibrant formula.The Gavatri Mantra is addressed to the energy of the Sun, Surya. The Gayatri Mantra was discovered by Sage Viswamitra.The Gayatri Mantra enabled Sage Viswamitra to use rare weapons which bowed to his will when the Mantra was repeated with faith. Through the powers he attained in this way, Viswamitra was able to create a counterpart of this Cosmos. 

The Gayatri Mantra is the bestower of all that is beneficial to the person who chants it with faith. Almost all revered spiritual personals of India emphasized the power of  Gayatri mantra and suggested people to chant it.The Gayatri Mantra can be chanted at any time and everywhere.The significans and benefits , the way to chant it, meaning of Gayatri Mantra are detailed covered on Art of Living.com, Quora.com , the magic of gayatri.com and many more.

Chanting Gayatri Mantra's benefits seen in spiritual as well as physical body also. The information given on Gayatri Mantra Meditation site.Some of the benefits mentioned are as follows.

Removes obstacles from your life
Protects you from danger
Brightens your mind
Dispels ignorance
It is the reliever of diseases
Improves communication abilities
Opens your psychic vision
It is the fulfiller of all desires
Brings direct knowledge of the eternal truths

Infinite energy rests in the Gayatri mantra. - Sri Aurobindo

Gayatri is a mantra of righteous wisdom and therefore, it has been called a be-jeweled crown of all the mantras - Swami Vivekananda

"Of the many methods of yoga one of the most potent is the yoga of Gayatri mantra. Mantras have powers to endow one with remarkable abilities. The Gayatri mantra gives the devotees spiritual as well as material benefits." - Sri Ramana Maharshi

'Gayatri Mantra: Hymn to the Spirit Within the Fire', album is a humble effort to introduce the listener to what may be considered the ultimate spiritual journey of mankind. With this mantra you may experience divine bliss leading to spiritual ascent, in this world and beyond.Listeners have given many more good and best reviews for this CD.

It has been said that chanting the Gayatri mantra at least three times in the morning and evening bring great benefits spiritually and materially so, if you believe in the Vedas, you should not miss the great jewel of Vedas - The Gayatri mantra!

ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः
तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं ।
भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि
धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ॥

Oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥ
tát savitúr váreṇ(i)yaṃ
bhárgo devásya dhīmahi
dhíyo yó naḥ pracodáyāt

"We meditate upon the radiant Divine Light 
of that adorable Sun of Spiritual Consciousness; 
May it awaken our intuitional consciousness. "

Translation of Gayatri Mantra-Word by Word

Om!                  Brahma or Almighty God 
Bhuh                 embodiment of vital spiritual energy  (Pran)
bhuvah              destroyer of sufferings 
swah                 embodiment of happiness
tat                     that 
savituh              bright, luminous like the Sun  
varenyam          best, most exalted
bhargo              destroyer of sins  
devasya            divine
dhimahi            may imbibe
dhiyo                intellect
yo                    who 
nah                  our
prachodayat     may inspire

In short "it is a prayer to the Almighty Supreme God, the Creator of entire cosmos, the essence of our life existence, who removes all our pains and sufferings and grants happiness beseeching His divine grace to imbibe within us His Divinity and Brilliance which may purify us and guide our righteous wisdom on the right path"

Mantras do help to focus your mind on a desired outcome, to align you vibrationally with certain frequencies.'Shakti Mantras: Tapping into the Great Goddess Energy' ,by Thomas Ashley-Farrand.He was one of the Western world's foremost authorities on the application of Sanskrit Mantra to life's problems.

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The Gayatri Mantra motivates wisdom in us. The basic rule of chanting mantra is to be completely relaxed. Gaining higher levels of concentration is another great effect of chanting Gayatri mantra.


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