Recommended Mantras

Aum Sri Sai Ram

“Always Have God’s Name Dancing On Your Tongue”

Mantras

The chanting of mantras and prayers give practitioners an unidentified strength to apply their mind on their service to those in need.  Manthras are mystically powerful formulaes to be recited for spiritual uplift. A Manthra is a prayer, hymn or sacred formula that embodies Divinity or that aspect of God which is involved. Of all Manthras, the Pranava (AUM) is the highest and the best. It is the very head and crown of them all.

Sathya Sai Baba on Mantra:

A mantra has two aspects.  The first is the ‘manana’ or what has been learned has to be taken into your mind.  The second is the aspect of ‘trana’, that is what has been taken into your mind has to be firmly established therien.  By taking the Divine into your mind and firmly establishing it therein, if you can carry on with your life and do the work that is ordained for you, then your life will be full of happiness.”  Quote from Summer Showers in Brindavan, 1974, page 22

A Healing Prayer  —  “Mahamrithyunjaya Mantra”

Om Thrayambakam Yajaamahe Sugandhim Pushti Vardhanam
Urvaarukamiva Bandhnaaath Mrithyormuksheeya Maamrithaath
Om Shanthi Shanthi Shanthih

Meaning : We meditate on Shiva, the three-eyed one of sweet fragrance, who helps us grow spiritually.
Like the fully-ripened cucumber (is easily snapped) from its stem, may I be free from the bondage of death.

Gayathri

Om Bhuur Bhuvah Svah
Thath Savithur Varenyam
Bhargo Dhevasya Dheemahi
Dhiyo Yo Nah Prachodayaath

Meaning : Om, Supreme Divine, You are the creator of this universe, of earth, space and heaven. We adore You, Oh Supreme Light, Source of all creation. We meditate upon Your Divine Radiance.  Inspire all our thoughts, dispel our ignorance, and illuminate our intelligence.

Sai Gayathri

Each of these three Manthras dedicated to the Lord Sathya Sai are in the holy Vedic metre called Gayathri (the chanting of which leads to liberation).

The triple SAI GAYATRI MANTHRAS, which are dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, are powerful aids to devotees in enabling them to live in Divine Sai Consciousness.

Sai Eeshvara Gayathri

Om Saayeeshvaraaya Vidhmahe 
Sathya-dhevaaya Dheemahi
Thannah-sarvah Prachodhayaath

Meaning: We know this Sai is supreme Divinity incarnate. We meditate on this God of Truth. May this Almighty Personality lead us on the path of total liberation.

Sai Surya Gayathri

Om Shri Bhaaskaraaya Vidhmahe
Sai-dhevaaya Dheemahi
Thannah-suuryah Prachodhayaath

Meaning: We know this Self-shining Entity. We meditate on this Divinity as SAI SURYA. May this Divine Light enlighten us on the path of liberation.

Sai Hiranyagarbha Gayathri

Om Premaathmanaaya Vidhmahe 
Hiranyagarbhaaya Dheemahi
Thannah-sathyah Prachodhayaath

Meaning: We know this embodiment of Divine Love, Sathya Sai. We meditate on this Golden-wombed Divine personality. May Truth-incarnate Sathya Sai inspire us on the path of liberation.

“Sai Shivoham”

The Sai non-dual five lettered (panchaakshari) formula. For inner contemplation at any time: “SAI SHIVOHAM”

Meaning: I am Supreme Cosmic Divine Self (Sai Shiva)

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