Gyatri Mantra

Om Bhur Bhuvah Swah, Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi, Dhiya Yo Nah Prachodayat

We meditate on God’s glory, Who is the creator of the universe, Who is fit to be worshiped, Who is the embodiment of knowledge and Light, Who is the remover of all sins and ignorance. May He enlighten our intellects.

OM

Symbol of the Par Brahman

Bhuvah

Bhu-Loka (Physical plane)

Bhuvah

Antariksha-Loka (Astral plane)

Swah

Swarga-Loka (Celestial plane)

Tat

That; Transcendent Paramatman

Savitur

Ishawara or Creator

Varenyam

Fit to be worshipped or adored

Bhargo

Remover of sins and ignorance; Glory Effulgence

Devasya

Resplendent; Shining

Dheemahi

We meditate

Dhiyo

Buddhis; Intellects; Understandings

Yo

Which; who

Nah

Our

Prachodayat

Enlighten; Guide; Impel

 

Different Gayatries of Different Deities

Gayatri is a verse and one of the most sacred of the Vedic Mantras which is called "Mother of the Vedas", used to praise and invoke many of the deities.

Mantras for JAPA

1


OM Ekadantaya Vidmahe Vakkratundaya Dheemahi, Tanno Danti Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Ganesha.

2


OM Narayanaya Vidmahe Vasudevaya Dheemahi, Tanno Vishnuh Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Vishnu.

3


OM Tatpurshaya Vidmahe Sahasrakshaya Mahadevaya Dheemahi, Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Siva.

4


OM Dasarathaye Vidnahe Sitavallabhaya Dheemahi, Tanno Ramah Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Rama.

5


OM Devakinandanaya Vidnahe Vasudevaya Dheemahi, Tannah Krishnah Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Krishna.

6


OM Katyayanyai Vidmahe Kanyakumaryai Dheemahi, Tanno Durga Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Durga.

7


OM Mahadevyai Cha Vidmahe Vishnupatnyai Cha Dheemai Tanno Lakshmih Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Lakshmi.

8


OM Vagdevyai Cha Vidnahe Kamarajaya Dheemai Tanno Devi Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Saraswati.

9


OM Sarvasammohinyai Vidmahe Visvajananayai Dheemai Tannah Shaktih Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Shakti, Cosmic Power.

10


OM Gurudevaya Vidmahe parabrahmane Dheemai Tanno Guru Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of the Guru.

11


OM Bhaskaraya Vidmahe Mahadyutikaraya Dheemai Tanno Adityah Prachodayat.
This is the Gayatri of Surya, the Sun.