Gayatri Mantra
गायत्री मंत्र

Introduction to Gayatri Mantra:

Gayatri (GUY-ah-tree) Mantra also known as "Guru Mantra" , is the supreme and the most potent power in all Mantras. It is "All in one or One in All" All Indian scriptures are simply explication of this Maha Mantra. It is also known as Savitri Mantra because it is directed towards goddess Gayatri, who is not considered a deity or demigod, but the single supreme personality. In her role as the protector, Gayatri is referred to as Savitri. She is the five-faced Goddess, is said to have domain over the five senses or pranas, and protects these five life-forces of those who chant the Gayatri Mantra. Gayatri  mantra is a mantra of physical, emotional, and mental healing, purifying the subtle karmas, and of Self-realization.

Story Related to the Mantra:

According to the ancient Hindu scriptures, the sage Vishwamitra was given the Gayatri mantra by the Supreme Being as a reward for his many years of deep penance and meditation. This was to be a gift for all humanity.

Gayatri Mantra


Meaning of Gayatri Mantra:

Meaning of Gayatri Mantra in Hindi

Oh God, Thou Art the Giver of Life,
Remover of Pain and Sorrow,
The Bestower of Happiness,
Oh! Creator of the Universe
May We Receive
Thy Supreme Sin-destroying Light
May Thou Guide Our Intellect
In the Right Direction.

Word to Word Meaning of Gayatri Mantra:

Aum Almighty God 
Bhoor Embodiment of vital or spiritual energy 
Bhuwah Destroyer of suffering 
Swah Embodiment of Happiness 
Tat That (Indicating God) 
Savitur Bright, Luminous, like Sun 
Varenyam Supreme, Best 
Bhargo Destroyer of Sins 
Devasaya Divine 
Dheemahi May receive 
Dheeyo Intellect 
Yo Who 
Nah Our 
Prachodayat May inspire