Saraswati Gayatri Mantra Meaning and Relevance

Saraswati Gayatri Mantra

The Saraswati Gayatri is a mantra written specifically to invoke Goddess Saraswati, in the 24-metre tradition of the original Gayatri Mantra. The transliterated version, along with the sanskrit version is given below:

AUM vaakdevayyI ch: viddhmahe

virinji patniyyI ch: dhImahi

tanno.n vaaNi prachodayaat.h.

ॐ वाकदेव्य्यी च: विद्धमहे, विरिन्जी पत्निय्यी च: धीमहि, तन्नो वाणी प्रचोदयात् ।

 saraswati gayatri mantra in sanskrit

Om Vaakdeviyai cha Vidhmahe

Virinji Pathniyai cha Dheemahe

Thanno Vani Prachodayath.

 saraswati gayatri mantra in roman sanskrit

goddess saraswati holding veena

OM, Let me meditate on the goddess of speech,

Oh, wife of Lord Brahma, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Vani illuminate my mind.

These mantras are often used as part of prayers to Goddess Saraswati, particularly during the celebrations of Vasant Panchami.

A different version of the Saraswati Gayatri Mantra, which may be of relevance to those seeking blessings for success in the areas of education, fine arts (like theatre, music, painting etc.) is given below:

ॐ वाकदैव्यै च विद्महे कामराजाय धीमहि। तन्नो देवी प्रचोदयात् ।

AUM Vaakdeviyai cha Vidhmahe
kaamraajaaya dheemahi
tanno devi prachodayaat.

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