I have had the ultimate blessing of having the Gyuto Monks of Tibet to stay in our home for the last four days. The house has been filled with chanting, laughter and happiness. The peace and serenity that remains after they … Continue reading
GAYATRI MANTRA Om bhur bhuvah svaha tat savitur varenyam bhargo devasya dhimahi dhiyo yo nah prachodayat Try this wonderful mantra with your japa mala for peace, happiness and removal of obstacles. Say your mantra on each of the 108 beads … Continue reading
Are you feeling a little jaded today? Need a spiritual lift but don’t know where to turn? Well try the wonderful Gayatri mantra. This Indian mantra has always helped me to lift my energy level and refocus on the important aspects of my life.
Om Bhur Buvaha Swaha
Thath Savithur Varenyam
Bargo Devasya Deheemahi
Dhiyo Yonaha Prachodayat
This translates to:
On the absolute reality and its planes.
On that finest spiritual light.
We meditate as remover of obstacles.
That it may inspire and enlighten.
The Gayatri mantra can be recited using your japa mala or just quietly wherever you are comfortable. It is recommended that you recite it three times a day ~ morning, noon and night but you will find what suits you. I have a lovely copy on a CD that I listen to in the car.
This mantra is great for protecting you from harm and warding off misery. It is said to remove evil tendencies and implant virtuous habits. I find it calms the monkey mind and gives me a lasting feeling of peace and tranquility.
The following is a lovely version for you: