Shiva Prataha Mantra - Lyrics, Meaning, Benefits, Download

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give a sense of contentment

The Shiva Prataha Mantra is a sublime Shiva chant that creates an instant sense of contentment and clarity.

The mantra helps us be fearless and eager on our path towards manifesting health, happiness, and prosperity.

Through this mantra, we teach our minds to wake up into a deeply meditative state and gently uproot every limiting thought that hampers our well-being.

Shiva Prataha mantra is part of the Blissful Morning Mantras album.

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History of the mantra

This divine morning mantra was written by one of the earliest spiritual gurus in Hinduism, Sri Adi Shankaracharya.

Like every other mantra composed by him, this Shiva mantra is filled with devotion, humility, and a spirit of complete surrender.

Even today, this is one of the most treasured daily mantras practiced by disciples of Shiva.

Lyrics of the Mantra

Praataha Smaraami BhavaBheeti Haram Suresham
GangaaDharam Vrshabha Vaahanam Ambikesham

Khattvaanga Shoola VaradaAbhaya Hastamisham
Samsaara Roga Haram Aussadham Advitiiyam

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Meaning of the Mantra

Verse 1:
Praataha Smaraami
BhavaBheeti Haram Suresham
GangaaDharam Vrishabha
Vaahanam Ambikesham |
Meaning :

Before dawn, I invoke your name, Lord Shiva,
For you destroy all worldly fears and protect all beings,
I visualize your glorious form, as the one who holds river Ganga on your head,
a bull as your vehicle, and Devi Ambika, your other divine half.

Verse 2:
Khattvaanga Shoola VaradaAbhaya Hastamisham
Samsaara Roga Haram Aussadham Advitiiyam
Meaning :

With your powerful healing hands, you bestow healing and fearlessness on all
And like medicine, you rid all beings of the illness of delusion and doubt with ease

Benefits of listening to Shiva Prataha Mantra

The Shiva Prataha 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 - Detach from fear
Through the spirit of surrender, the mind is able to detach from the constant web of fear and worries

Benefit 2 - Heal emotional wounds
With intense and regular practice, the mantra can slowly heal old emotional wounds

Benefit 3 - Strengthens your intention
It helps strengthen our intention for health, happiness, and wealth in our life

Benefit 4 - Nurtures your intention
It nurtures our sense of intuition, guiding us away from all illusion, and towards fruitful opportunities

Benefit 5 - Overcome fear of death
It nurtures a soul that is devoid of any fear about maturity and death.

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