Continuing with Grandpa’s Mantras, today Mr. G. Easwaran brings to us a series of mantras for everyday chanting. Mantras are a way of endorsing affirmations to the Universe. If we know their meaning, it is even better for us. In Indian customs, mantras are the way anything is done, whether it be birth, a celebration or even death. Said in Sanskrit, all of them have lot of meaning and are the best way, we can imbibe faith in the world.
According to Indian customs, a mantra is meant to strengthen mind, body and intellect. If you start a day with mantra and end with one, then you are only giving back to Universe what it gave you. There are special mantras for each occasion and event. Every religion has a way of praying. What you say is not what matters, so long as you say it, is what matters.
असतो मा सतगमय तमसो मा ज्योतिर् गमय
ASATO MA SATGAMAYA TAMASO MA JYOTIR GAMAYA
मृत्योर मा अमृतम् गमय
MRUTYOR MA AMRUTAM GAMAYA
ओम शांति शांति शान्तिः
OM SAANTHI SANTHI SANTHI.
May we be developed from inferior levels of human living into superior ones, from darkness(of ignorance) to light (wisdom),from death to immortality(from destruction to prosperity may we attain peace for past, present and
Future (freedom from all disturbances and negativity.)
MA NO MAHAANTAM UTA MA NO ARBHAKAM MA NA
मा नो महान्तम उता मा नो अर्भकं मा ना
MA NO ASVESHU REERISHAHA
मा नो अस्वेषु रीरिषाहा
VEERAAN MA NO RUDRA BHAAMEETOVADHEER
वीरान मा नो रूद्र भामितोवधीर्
HAVISHMANTO NAMASA VIDHEMA TEY
हविष्मन्तो नमस् विधेमा ते
Afflict not the elders in our midst, or the tender babe or the procreating youth, nor the child in the womb, nor the father or mother, nor bodies dear to us.
MA NA STOKEY THANAYEY MA NA AYUSHI MA NO GOSHU
मा न स्तोके थानेयेय मा न आयुषी मा न गोशु
Getting angry at our transgressions hurts not only our children, sons in particular, but also our cattle and horses and our warriors. Making offerings into the sacred fire, we shall serve and calm you by our namaskara(salutations)
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