Hindu scriptures are written mostly in Sanskrit language. Compilation of Sanskrit words is known as ‘Shloka‘. Among all written Shlokas, some are regularly recited by Hindus. one we chanted during our school days as prayers, some are morning Shlokas.
Early Morning is considered as the best time to worship God. Early morning is also known as "Brahma Mahurat" in the Hindu Mythology. It is regarded that prayers made at this time reach directly to the God. Early Morning Shloka is given here which also serves as the first prayer of the day to the almighty.
This shloka is to be recited in the morning. When you get up, just sit in the bed, don't rush out to get ready. Say this shloka with eyes still closed, and open them by the fourth part and see your hands and smile.
Some even says there is science behind it, As per Practicalsanskrit.com,this exercise helps to stabilize your blood pressure. Aafter lying for 6-7 hours, you suddenly get up, there can be a pressure drop in the brain and this is known to be the most important factor in early morning strokes. Morning shlokas take about 1-2 minutes which is enough to get your brain used to new blood pressure.
कराग्रे वसते लक्ष्मी, करमध्ये सरस्वती ।
करमूले स्थिता गौरी, मंगलं करदर्शनम् ॥
karAgre vasate lakShmI, kara-madhye saraswatI |
kara-moole sthitA gaurI, mangalaM* kara-darshanaM ||
Lakshmi in the finger tips, Saraswati on the palm |
Shakti is situated in the wrist, it is auspicious to see the Hands ||