Guru Mantra

 

Guru Brahma Gurur Vishnu
Guru Devo Maheshwaraha
Guru Saakshat Para Brahma
Tasmai Sree Gurave Namaha
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi

The Guru is Brahma (The God of Creation)
The Guru is Vishnu (The God of Sustenance)
The Guru is Shiva (The God of Annihilation)
My Salutation to such a Guru, who is verily the Supreme God 

Om peace, peace , peace
 
 
 
 

Dhyana Mulam Gurur Murthih
Pooja Mulam Gurur Padam
Mantra Mulam Gurur Vakyam
Moksha Mulam Gurur Kripa
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi

 

The root of meditation is the guru’s form.
The root of worship, the guru’s feet.
The root of mantra, the guru’s word.
The root of freedom, the guru’s grace.
Om peace, peace, peace

 
 
 
     
Patanjali Mantra
Yogena Chittasya Padena Vacham
Malam Shareerasya Cha Vaidya Kena
Yopakarotham Pravaram Muninaam
Patanjalim Pranjali Ranatosmi
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
I bow to the sage Patanjali, who cured the imperfections of the mind through yoga the imperfections of speech through grammar and the imperfections of the body through medicine
 
 

Shanti mantra

 
  Asato Maa, Sadgamayaa
Tamaso maa, Jyotir gamayaa ;
Mrityor maa, Amritam Gamayaa
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 
Lead me (by giving knowledge) from the unreal to the real; from darkness (of ignorance) to the light (of knowledge); from death (sense of limitation) to immortality (limitless liberation).
Om Sahana Vavatu Sahanau Bhunaktu
Sahaveeryam Karavavahai
Tejasvinaa vadheetamastu
Maa vidhwishavahai
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 
May He protect both of us. May He nourish both of us. May we both acquire the capacity (to study and understand the scriptures). May our study be brilliant. Maywe not argue with each other. Om peace, peace, peace.
 
Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinaha
Sarve Santu Niramayah
Sarve Bhadrani Pashyantu
Ma Kaschid Dhuka Bhag Bhavet
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 

May all be happy. May all enjoy health and freedom from disease. May all enjoy prosperity. May none suffer.

 

Sarveshaam Svastir Bhavatu
Sarveshaam Shaantir Bhavatu
Sarveshaam Poornam Bhavatu
Sarveshaam Mangalam Bhavatu.
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantih

 

Auspiciousness (swasti) be unto all; peace (shanti) be unto all;
fullness (poornam) be unto all; prosperity (mangalam) be unto all

Om Poornamadah Poornamidam
Poornaat Poornamudachyate
Poornasya Poornamaadaya
Poornamevavashishyate
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
That is full, this also is full
This fullness came from that fullness
Though this fullness came from that fullness
That fullness remains forever full.
 
 

Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavantu
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi

May all beings everywhere be happy and free.
Peace, Peace, Peace
 
 

Gayatri Mantra

 
  Om Bhur Bhuva Svah
Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi
Dhiyo Yo Nah Pracodayat
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 
We meditate on the glory of sacred light illuminating the three worlds. May that divine light inspire our thoughts.
 
   
   

Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

   
  Om Tryambakam Yajamahe
Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanam
Mrityor Mukshiya Mamritat
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 
We worship the three-eyed Lord (Shiva) who is full of sweet fragrance and nourishes human beings. May he liberate me from the fear of death like the cucumber of the vine freed from its stem, but not from the nectar of immortality.
   

DHYANA MANTRA

   
  Omkaram bindu samyuktam
Nityam dhyayanti yoginaha
Kaamadam mokshadam chaiva
Omkaraya namo namaha
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 

The yogis meditate constantly on the syllable Om composed of the sounds O and M. This Om fulfils all our desires and leads to liberation. Salutations again and again to this syllable Om!

   
AAVARTA DHYANA MANTRA 
   
  Om laye sombhodayeth chittam
vikshiptham shamayeth punaha
sakaashaayam vijaneeyat
Samapraptam na chalayet
Om sahanti shanti shantihi
 
Stimulate the dull mind Calm down the excited mind Keep repeating the process of stimulation and relaxation till you experience the Bliss After experiencing the Bliss don't disturb the mind, keep enjoying the Bliss. Om Peace Peace Peace
Pranayama Mantra
   
  Om pranasyedam vashe sarvam
Tridive yath pratishthitam
Mateva putran rakshasva
Shreescha pranjnaa cha videhi na iti
Om shanti shanti shantihi
 

All that exists in all the three worlds (below the earth, the earth and above the earth)  is under the governance of prana. O prana, protect as a mother protects her children and grant us (real) wealth and wisdom

   
Surya Namaskar Mantra
   
  Hiranmayena patrena satyasyapihitam mukham
tvam pusannapavrnu satyadharmaya drstaye
Om Shanti,Shanti,Shantihi
 
Like the lid of a vessel, O Sun, your gold covers the entrance to the truth. Please open the door to lead me to the truth.
   
Agnihotra Mantra (at Sunrise)
   
  Sooryaya Svaha
Sooryaya Idam Na Mama
Prajapataye Svaha
Prajapataye Idam Na Mama

Unto the sun I am offering this
offering,This is not mine -This is Thine

Agnihotra Mantra (at Sunset)

Agnaye Svaha
Agnaye Idam Na Mama
Prajapataye Svaha
Prajapataye Idam Na Mama

Unto the fire I am offering all.
This offering is not mine it is Thine

Pratahsmaranam Mantra (Early morning)

Karagre Vasate Lakshmi
Karamadhye Saraswati
Karamule Tu Govinda
Prabhate Karadarshanam

Lakshmi resides in the fingers, saraswathi in the centre of the palm and lord Vishnu around the wrist. It is therefore auspicious to look at your hand first thing in the morning

Pratahsmaranam Mantra(Morning, Before stepping on the floor)

  Samudravasane Devi parvatastanamandale
Vishnupatni Namastubhyam Padasparsham Kshamasva Me.
The ocean is your clothing, the mountain , your bosom, iam about to step on you, so please forgive me.

Kshamapanam (Before going to bed mantra)

 

Karacharanamkritam Kayajam Karmajam va
Shravananayanajam va Manasam va aparadham
Vihitam Avihitam va Sarvametat Kshamasav
Shiva shiva karunabdhe sri Mahadeva Shambho


 

O great lord, today I might have committed many mistakes through my hands, legs, ears, eyes or thoughts, For whatever mistakes I have committees, by my action or inaction, o auspicious one, ocean of compassion, please forgive me.

Mantra while taking bath

Ganga Cha Yamuna Chaiva Godavari Saraswati,
Narmada Sindhu Kaveri Jalesmin Sannidhim Kuru
I invoke the presence of divine waters from the rivers Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Saraswati, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri. Please confer your blessings on me .
Twameva Mata
Twameva Mata Cha Pita Twameva,
Twameva Bandhu Sakha Twameva,
Twameva Vidya Sarvinam Twameva,
Twameva Sarvam Mum Dev Deva.
O Lord, You Are My Mother, Father, Kinsman And Friend.
You Are My Wealth Of Knowledge, Strength, Velour And Power.
You Are My All God Of Gods.