Gayatri Mantra
Gayatri Mantra

Gayatri Mantra

Gayatri Mantra Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits, Download

Learn everything about this Gayatri mantra that is known to raise your wisdom
The Gayatri Mantra is the most loved universal prayer for peace and harmony.
This mantra is dedicated to the energy of the rising sun, as it emanates life force across the cosmos.
Through this chant, we seek to purify the vibrations within the deepest parts of our minds as well as within the spaces that we inhabit.
The Gayatri mantra is part of the Ancient Gayatri Mantras for Healing & Meditation.

Lyrics of the Mantra

|| Om Bhur Bhuvah Svaha Tatsaviturvarenyam Bhargo Devasyadheemahi Dhiyoyonnah Prachodayat ||

Meaning of the Mantra

|| Om Bhur Bhuvah Svaha
Bhargo Devasyadheemahi
Dhiyoyonnah Prachodayat ||
O Divine Energy of the Universe, bless me with higher intellect and illuminate my mind.
For a more thorough explanation of the mantra, look below:
Om Bhuur-Bhuvah Svah : Om, Pervading the Bhu Loka (Earth, Consciousness of the Physical Plane), Bhuvar Loka (Antariksha, The Intermediate Space, Consciousness of Prana) and Swar Loka (Sky, Heaven, Consciousness of the Divine Mind)
Tat-Savitur-Varennyam : That Savitur (Savitri, Divine Essence of the Sun) which is the most Adorable
Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi : I Meditate on that Divine Effulgence
Dhiyo Yo Nah Pracodayaat : May that Awaken our Spiritual Intelligence (Spiritual Consciousness)

Variations of the Mantra

This chant is also called the Savitri Gayatri Mantra or the Om Bhur Bhuva Swaha chant. This shloka maintains a consistent understanding in terms of mantra meaning, except for the specific deity that it might refer to.
There are two major interpretations of the Gayatri mantra - one that pays homage to Goddess Saraswati, and the other praises Savitar (the Sun god).
When dedicated to Saraswati, the emphasis is on seeking the divine light of wisdom, knowledge, and creative inspiration. This version is often chanted by those pursuing academic or artistic endeavors.
In the other, the practitioner seeks the divine light of Savitar, the Sun god, to illuminate their intellect and guide their understanding. It is a prayer for spiritual awakening and enlightenment.
In essence, both versions share the foundational structure and seek divine guidance but differ in the specific deity addressed and the qualities associated with that deity.

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Benefits of the Mantra

The Gayatri Mantra holds several benefits for the mind of both the chanter and the listener.
Listening to this transcendent Gayatri mantra along with meditation helps you in the following ways.
Benefit 1 - Cleanses mind
It helps cleanse the vibrational burdens of the mind and helps with clarity, decisiveness, and peace of mind
Benefit 2 - Improves concentration
It has the potential to improve the natural human powers of concentration, memory, and wisdom
Benefit 3 - Negates fear
It negates the fear of death and focuses your mind only on your well-being

History of the Mantra

Mantras have been associated with different centers and elements of our energy body for centuries. It is believed that when each element is in balance, creates the perfect health and state of mind.
And Gayatri mantras are considered as tools to bring about this balance and harmony. In Hindu mythology, the Gayatri mantra is an invocation of Goddess Saraswati.
It is also known as the Savitri mantra, capable of bestowing wisdom, peace, and success upon devotees.