SANSKRIT VERSES FOR RECITATION
Om - AUM
- Symbol of the supreme energy.
Mantras for daily practice -
Morning Mantras -
Mahamrityunjaya mantra (11 times) : For increasing self healing quality of Body and Mind, protecting from negativities of death and pain.
Om tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pushtivardhanam l
Urvarukamiva bandhanat mrityormukshiya mamritat ll
Meaning – I offer my regards to Lord Shiva, please give me best of Health (physical, mental and spiritual). Free me from all the bondages and give me immortality by saving from untimely death.
The Gayatri Mantra (11 times): For increasing creative energy for Body and Mind, increasing pranic energy.
Meaning - We meditate on the adorable sun of spiritual energy. May it inspire our higher intelligence.
Om bhur bhuvah swah l Tat saviturvarenyam bhargo devasya dhimahi l Dhiyo yo nah prachodayat ll
Durga Namavali (3 times)– For protection from downfall and ensuring constant evolution.
Durga Durgartishamani DurgaPadminivarani ||
Durgamachhedini Durgasadhani Durganashini ||
Durgatoddharini Durganihantri Durgamapahaa ||
Durgamadnyanada DurgadaityaLokaDavanala ||
Durgama Durgamaloka Durgamatmaswaroopini ||
Durgamargaprada Durgamavidya Durgamashrita ||
DurgamaDnyanaSansthana Durgamadhyanabhasini ||
Durgamoho Durgamaga Durgamarthaswaroopini ||
DurgamaSuraSanhantri DurgamaYudhdharini ||
Durgamangi Durgamatha Durgamya Durgameshwari ||
DurgaBhima DurgaBhama Durgabha Durgadarini ||
Initial prayer (while starting asana class)
Guruvandana – Salutations to Guru
Gurur Brahma Gurur Vishnuh Gurur Devo Maheshwarah l
Guruh Sakshat Parabrahma tasmaie shri (Gurave namah)3 ll
Guru is the creator (Brahma), Guru is Operator (Vishnu), Guru is Destroyer (Maheshwara), Guru is supreme consciousness, I am offering my regards to Guru.
Final prayer (while ending asana class)
Salutations to the Cosmic Mother / Mother nature -
Durge smruta harsi bheetim, ashesha jantoho l