Friday, July 6, 2012

The Gayatri Mantra is a Vibrant Formula


We meditate on the glory of the Creator; 
Who was created the Universe;
Who is worthy of worship;
Who is the embodiment of knowledge and light;
Who is the remover of Sin and Ignorance;
May He open our hearts and enlighten our Intellect.

“To chant the Gayatri Mantra
Purifies the chanter.
To listen to the Gayatri mantra
Purifies the listener”.

The Gayatri Mantra is the Universal Prayer enshrined in the Vedas, the most ancient Scriptures of man. The Gayatri Mantra is a prayer that can well be spoken with yearning by men and women of all creeds and claims in all centuries. Repetition of this mantra will develop the Intelligence.
The beautiful and soothing ancient sounds, the following rhythmic patterns, and the powerful intent make the Gayatri mantra a wonderful part of one’s daily spiritual practice. Because it is an earnest and heartfelt appeal to the Supreme Being for enlighten, it can be universally applied. It really doesn’t what your religion, your caste or ethnicity is- what matters are your intent, and your authenticity, and your willingness to be moved.
The ancient Hindu scriptures describe how the sage Vishwamitra was given  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.
It is said that this sacred prayer spirals through the entire universe from the heart of the chanter, appealing for Pease and divine wisdom for all.
The Gayatri mantra inspires wisdom in us. In very basic but beautiful language, it says “May the divine light of the Supreme Being illuminate our intellect, to lead as along a path of righteousness”.
The Gayatri mantra is addressed to the energy of the Sun, Surya .It has immense powers that are truly amazing, for the Sun is its presiding Deity.
One who chants the Gayatri mantra and with faith:
The Gayatri mantra is the reliever of diseases, wards of all misery, to fulfil all desires.
The Gayatri Mantra chants 10 times- wash out your one day’s sin, 100 times-one month’s sin, 1000 one year’s sin, 100000-life long sins, ....(Devi Bhagavatham)
The person chanting the Gayatri mantra Should ensure that his heart is pure at all times.

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