|The Gayatri Mantra|
Aum bhur-bhuvah-swah tat savitur varenyam |
bhargo devasya dheemahi dhiyo yo nah Prachodayat ||
Description: May we meditate on the Glory of the Lord, the Remover of pains and sorrows, the Bestower of happiness, Who has created the universe, and Who is the embodiment of knowledge and light. May the Lord, enlighten our intellect in the right direction by destroying all our sins and ignorance.
|Hare Krishna Mantra|
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare |
Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare ||
Description: When A.C. Bhaktivedanta brought his ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness) brand of Hindu Vaishnavism to the West, he framed the “Hare Krishna” mantra as the sole mantra for moksha/liberation and his sect is now commonly known in the West by the name ‘Hare Krishnas'.
|Shanti Mantra : The Mantra of Peace|
Aum Saha Navavatu / Saha Nau Bhunaktu / Saha Viryam Karvavahe / Tejaswi Navadhi |
Tamastu / Ma Vidvishavahe / Aum Shanti Shanti Shantihi / Hari Hi Aum ||
Description: Om, May the Lord protect us, May the Lord allow us to enjoy, May we work together. May our studies be thorough and faithful. May we never misunderstand each other. Om, Peace, Peace, Peace!.
|The Hindu Bija Mantra|
Aum Kreeng Kreeng Kreeng Hoong Hoong Hreeng Hreeng Dakshina Kalike |
Kreeng Kreeng Kreeng Hoong Hoong Hreeng Hreeng Swaha ||
Description: In Hinduism the concept of mantra as mystical sounds was carried to its logical conclusion in ‘seed’ (Sanskrit bija) mantras that have no precise meaning but instead are thought to carry within their sounds connections to various spiritual principles and currents .
|The Maha-mrityunjaya mantra|
Om Trayambakam Yajamahe,Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam|
Urva Rukamiva Bandhanaan,Mrityor Mokshiye Maamritat ||
Description: The Maha-mrityunjaya mantra Rig Veda 7.59 and the Yajur Veda 3.60 is one of the most sacred of the Hindu mantras and has been from time immemorial had its own unique place in the Hindu religion.
|Narasimha Maha Mantra||
Om Hrim Ksraum ugram viram maha-vishnum | jvalantam sarvato mukham
nrisimham bhishanam bhadram | mrityur mrityum namamy aham|
Description: I bow down to Lord Narasimha who is ferocious and heroic like Lord Vishnu. He is burning from every side. He is terrific, auspicious and the death of death personified.
|Shree Vishnu Mantra||
SHAANTAAKAARAM BHUJAGASHAYANAM PADMANAABHAM SURESHAM VISHWAADHAARAM GAGANASADRASHAM MEGHAVARNAM SHUBHAANGAM |
LAKSHMIKAANTAM KAMALANAYANAM YOGIBHIRDHYAANAGAMYAM VANDE VISHNUM BHAVABHAYAHARAM SARVALOKAIKANAATHAM||
Description:O God, Thou art my father and mother Also art thou my friend and brother.The object of wealth and education, In thee I see my hope and salvation
|Maa Durga Mantra||
Na Mantram No Yantram Tadapi Cha Na Jane Stutimaho Na Chavhanam Dhyanam Tadapi Cha Na Jane Stutikathah |
Na Jane Mudraste Tadapi Cha Na Jane Vilapanam Param Jane Matastvadanusaranam Kleshaharanam ||
Description: O Maa Durga! I don't know any prayer or any magical summons to invoke you. Neither I know any mantra and have no idea how to meditate on you. I don't know your story or glory as well. I neither know your various postures nor am I given to crying in distress.