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Sunday, October 7, 2012

8-2-11 . Gayatri Mantra- Introduction, Meaning, Process Etc.

In our every day life we see that a word or a group of words has power. We can make other persons happy or angry or aggrieved by using particular words. Similarly a Mantra may consist of a single word or a group of more than one words. By chanting the Mantra with full faith and devotion, one can create a specific environment around him. The person who meditates and chants the mantra, can feel the positive effect of it (the Mantra) in himself and around him.
Gayatri Mantra is considered as one of the most powerful Mantraas of the Hindus. This Mantra is also known as Guru Mantra. The words of Gayatri Mantra have been arranged in a very specific way and these words have a specific meaning. When the devotee chants or repeats the Gayatri mantra with full faith and proper method and for a proper period and  in proper number, he feels a different kind of wisdom in himself.
Gayatri Mantra is a Mantra as well as a prayer, through which we can know the right path and go in the right direction. The regular jap of Gayatri mantra can remove the obstacles which come in the way to the practitioner.
The Gayatri mantra is as follows -
ॐ भूर्भुव: स्व: तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो न: प्रचोदयात। 
(Om bhoorbhuvah svah tatsaviturvarenyam bhargo devasya dheemahi dhiyo yo nah prachodayaat.)
Meaning -  (Literal Meaning)- May Almighty illuminate our intellect and inspire us towards the righteous path.
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