Yoga - Mantra
Mantras for daily practice:
- the sound of the breath vibrating in the Universe and within us.
OM TRYAMBAKAM YAJAMAHE
- For increasing self healing quality of body and mind.
Raja Bhoj’s Mantra
- This chant is dedicated to the sage Patanjali, who is the author of the
Yoga Sutras. His sutras are thought by many to be the beginning of yoga
and the philosophy associated with yoga.
YOGEN CHITTASYA PADEN VACHAM
MALAM SHARIRASYCHA VAIDYKENA
YO PA KAROTHAM PRAVARAM MUNINAM
PATANJALIM PRANJALI RANTOSMI
GURUR BHRAMA GURUR VISHNUH
GURUR DEVO MAHESHWARAHA
GURUHU SAKSHAT PARABRAMHMA
TASMAIE SHREE GURAVE NAMAHA (3X)
Meaning: Guru is supreme consciousness, I am
offering my regards to Guru
GURUR BRAHMA= guru is the creator
GURUR VISHNUH = guru is the operator
GURUR DEVO MAHESHWARAHA = guru is destroyer
Meaning: Patanjali is the most excellent of yoga master, who removed
Impurity of consciousness through yoga (bringing quietness of mind)
Impurity of speech through word (effectiveness of speech ) and
Impurity of the body through medicine (Ayurveda is a healing arts for
removing the ailments of the body).
The Gayatri Mantra
OM BHUR BHUVAH SWAHA TAT SAVITUR VARENYAM
BHARGO DEVASYA DHIMAHI
DHIYO YO NAH PRACHODAYAT
Meaning: For increasing creative energy for body
and mind, increasing pranic energy.
We meditate on the adorable sun of spiritual energy. May it inspire our
higher intelligence ad lead us along the righteous path.
OM = aum
BHUR = embodiment of vital spiritual energy
BHUVAHA = destroyer of sufferings
SWAHA = embodiment of happiness
TAT = that
SAVITUR = bright like sun
VARENYAM = best choicest
BHARGO = destroyer of sins
DEVASYA = divine
DHIMAHI = may imbibe
DHIYO = intellect
YO = who
NAH = our
PRACHODAYAT = may inspire
(Live Patanjali, Yoga Wisdom For Everyday Living, by Jacqueline Koey, the
founder of Sun Yoga)
OM SHANTI! SHANTI! SHANTI!
Meaning: Prayer for universal peace