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Post by Sarveswara on Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:55 am

GAYATRI MANTRA - ITS MEANING


गायत्री मंत्र की व्याख्या

AUM BHOOR BHUWAH SWAHA,
TAT SAVITUR VARENYAM
BHARGO DEVASAYA DHEEMAHI
DHIYO YO NAHA PRACHODAYAT.


Summary of the Gayatri Mantra


Gayatri Mantra (the mother of the vedas), the foremost mantra in hinduism and hindu beliefs, inspires wisdom. Its meaning is that "May the Almighty God illuminate our intellect to lead us along the righteous path". The mantra is also a prayer to the "giver of light and life" - the sun (savitur). Godddess Gayatri is closely linked to Saraswati (goddess of education) and Lakshmi (goddess of wealth).


Oh God! Thou art the Giver of Life,
Remover of pain and sorrow,
The Bestower of happiness,
Oh! Creator of the Universe,
May we receive thy supreme sin-destroying light,
May Thou guide our intellect in the right direction.



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