References to the Gayatri Mantra in Scriptures
The Upanisads (sacred texts) of Hinduism contain several references to the Gayatri Mantra.
ॐ भूर्भुव: स्व:
भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि,
धीयो यो न: प्रचोदयात् ।।
Gayatri Mantra Detailed Word by Word Meaning
The Gayatri Mantra consists of twenty-four syllables – three lines of eight syllables each. The first line (Aum Bhur Bhuvah Swah) is considered an invocation, and is not technically a part of the original Gayatri Mantra as it appears in the Upanishads. Gayatri is also referred to as […]
The Gayatri Mantra is one of the most revered Hindu Mantras which is chanted in almost every household in India. This page features the meaning and some audio extracts of the Gayatri Mantra that can help you with the chanting and proper pronunciation of the Gayatri Mantra.
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.
Gayatri Mantra (the mother of the vedas), the foremost mantra in hinduism and hindu beliefs, inspires wisdom. Aum Bhoor Bhuvah Swaha, Tat Savitur Varenyam…
Gayatri Devi is an incarnation of Saraswati Devi, symbolising the shakti (strength) and dev (quality) of Knowledge, Purity and Virtue. Includes several audio extracts of the Gayatri Mantra which will help in correct pronunciation. Audio by Ravi Shankar, Ratan Mohan Sharma, Pandit Jasraj.
Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi
Dhiyo Yo Na Prachodayaat!
तत सवितुर वरेण्यम
भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि
धियो यो न प्रचोदयात!
We meditate on the brilliant light of the creator. Who has created the Universe. Who is worthy of Worship. Who is the embodiment of Knowledge and Light. Who is […]