Monday, July 6, 2015

Gayatri Mantra-from Yajur Veda & in some other vedic texts


Devi Gayatri

भूर्भुवः स्वः
तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं
भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि
धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात्
Om Bhuur-Bhuvah Svah
Tat-Savitur-Varennyam |
Bhargo Devasya Dhiimahi
Dhiyo Yo Nah Pracodayaat ||

Meaning:
1: Om, that (Divine Illumination) which Pervades the Bhu Loka (Physical Plane), Bhuvar Loka (Antariksha Loka or the Astral Plane) and Suvar Loka (Swarga Loka or the Celestial Plane),
2: That Savitr (Divine Illumination) which is the Most Adorable,
3: On that Divine Radiance we Meditate,
4: May that Enlighten Our Intellect and Awaken our Spiritual Wisdom.




Greatness of Gayatri:

गायत्र्येव परो विष्णुर्गात्र्येव परः शिवः
गायत्र्येव परो ब्रह्मा गायत्र्येव त्रयी ततः
Gaayatry[Ii-I]eva Paro Vissnnur-Gaatryeva Parah Shivah |
Gaayatry[Ii-I]eva Paro Brahmaa Gaayatry[Ii-I]eva Trayii Tatah ||

Meaning:
1: Gayatri Indeed is the Supreme Vishnu, Gayatri Indeed is the Supreme Shiva,
2: Gayatri Indeed is the Supreme Brahma; within Gayatri is Indeed Present the Essence of the Three.



गायत्री वेदजननी गायत्री ब्राह्मणप्रसूःGaayatrii Veda-Jananii Gaayatrii Braahmanna-Prasuuh |

Meaning:
Gayatri is the Mother of the Vedas and Gayatri gives Birth to Brahmana (by bestowing divine knowledge).



गायत्री वेदजननी गायत्री लोकपावनीGaayatrii Veda-Jananii Gaayatrii Loka-Paavanii |

Meaning:
Gayatri is the Mother of the Vedas and Gayatri is the Purifier of the Worlds.



गायत्री वेदजननी गायत्री पापनाशिनीGaayatrii Veda-Jananii Gaayatrii Paapa-Naashinii |

Meaning:
Gayatri is the Mother of the Vedas and Gayatri is the Destroyer of the Sins.



गायत्री तु परं तत्त्वं गायत्री परमा गतिःGaayatrii Tu Param Tattvam Gaayatrii Paramaa Gatih |

Meaning:
Gayatri Indeed is the Supreme Truth and Gayatri Indeed is the Supreme State to be Attained.



ॐकारस्तु परं ब्रह्म गायत्री स्यात्तदक्षरम्Omkaarastu Param Brahma Gaayatrii Syaat-Tad-Akssaram |

Meaning:
Omakara Indeed is the Supreme Brahman (Absolute Consciousness) and Gayatri is the Syllable (or Letter) of That.



गायत्र्याः परो मन्त्रः सा सर्वश्रुतिमध्यगाNa Gaayatryaah Paro Mantrah Saa Sarva-Shruti-Madhya-Gaa |

Meaning:
There is No Mantra Greater than Gayatri; She Abides in the Middle of All the Shrutis (Vedas).