Shiva Dhyana Mantra - Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits, Download

Learn everything about this Shiva chant that is known to remove
negativity from your mind

The Shiva Dhyana Mantra or the Karacharana Kritam is one of the most powerful chants to raise your vibration and increase the capacity for focus and concentration.

Through this mantra, we seek to remove all negativity from the mind and get the necessary boost to move forward.

The Shiva Dhyana mantra is part of the Ancient Powerful Shiva Mantras album.

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History of the mantra

The Shiva Dhyana Mantra - Karacharana Kritam is the 14th shloka of Adi Shankara's Shiva Aparadha Kshamapana stotram.

The meaning of this stotram literally translates to seeking forgiveness from past ill-deeds.

The mantra was traditionally practiced by Shiva disciples as a daily prayer. They would chant it for hours in deep penance.

Devotees would hold a Rudraksha mala to count the number of repetitions of this prayer.

Lyrics of the Mantra

Karcharana Kritam Vaa Kaayajam Karmajam Vaa
Shravana Nayanjam Vaa Maansam Vaaparadham

Vihitam Avihitam Vaa Sarva Me Tat Kshamasva
Jaya Jaya Karunaabdhe Shree Mahadeva Shambho

Meaning of the Mantra

Verse 1 :
Karcharana Kritam Vaa Kaayajam Karmajam Vaa
Shravana Nayanjam Vaa Maansam Vaaparadham
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Meaning :

I seek your blessings, Lord Shiva, may I be forgiven for the sins of my hands, feet, speech, actions, ears, eyes or mind.

Verse 2 :
Vihitam Avihitam Vaa Sarva Me Tat Kshamasva
Jaya Jaya Karunaabdhe Shree Mahadeva Shambho
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Meaning :

May my body, mind and spirit be cleansed, O merciful Lord Shiva

Benefits of listening to Shiva Dhyana Mantra

The Shiva Dhyana mantra holds several benefits for the mind of both the chanter and the listener.

Listening to this mantra along with meditation helps you in the following ways.

Benefit 1 - Remove negativity
Practicing this mantra can help remove the negative energy from the mind that has stacked up over time

Benefit 2 - Strengthens intention
This powerful chant deeply strengthens your purpose and intention

Benefit 3 - Helps manifestation
The mantra is a beautiful tool to release resistance and manifest one’s desires

Benefit 4 - Removes doubt
With regular practice, you will be able to take on future challenges without any fear or doubt

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