8-3-1 Kraavlokan Mantra / Palm Looking MantraThe day should begin with spiritual and positive feelings. For this the following mantra should be recited (chanted ). On waking up look at your palm and say -
Karaagre vasate Laxmi Kar madhy Sarswatee.
Karmoole Sthito Brahmaa Prabhaate Kardarshanam
कराग्रे वसते लक्ष्मी: कर मध्य सरस्वती।
करमूले स्थितो ब्रह्मा प्रभाते करदर्शनम।।
Meanig -Goddess Laxmi resides on the tips of the fingers , Goddess Sarswati resides in the centre of the palms. On the wrist i.e. in the end part of the hands Lord Brahmaa resides. So person should look at his palms in the morning.
After chanting this shlok, rub both the palms together and move them slowly over your head , shoulders , arms and legs. It creates an energy shield which wards off the negative influences for the whole of the day
( After karavlokan pray to earth as follows:- )
Prayer to earth - After getting up from your bed and before putting your feet on the earth , greet mother earth and pray to her and request her to forgive you for putting your feet on her. Do this by reciting the following Shlok -
Samudravasane Devi parvatstan mandite
Vishnu patni Namastu bhyn(m) Paadsparsham kshamasva me.
समुद्र वसने देवि पर्वतस्तन मण्डिते।
विष्णु पत्नि नमस्तुभ्यं पादस्पर्शं क्षमस्व मे।।
Meaning :- O, mother earth , who has the ocean as clothes and mountains and forests as her body , who is the wife of Lord Vishnu , I bow to you. Please forgive me for touching you with my feet.
Before sleeping say this prayer - Oh, Great God , the ocean of kindness , forgive my wrong actions done knowingly or unknowingly with my hands , feet or speech or through eyes , ears and mind.