My present understanding is that ङ्गं sound at the end of each line helps us with our sahasrāra cakra. In addition, this namana, destroys all the pain of birth, pride, accumulated total sins, 8 kinds of daridra and burns desire. In addition the person who chants this goes […]
I learned this and much other sanskrit chanting from Yogini and Veda Guru Kunda Channagiri – avaru.
One of my friends, who has been giving a lot of participative support in this effort, asked me if I would post dēvī prārthanas, today (since it is a Friday). To take a headbath on a Friday and worship dēvī, is the norm for many Hindu women.
मनोजवं मारुततुल्यवेगम् । जितेन्द्रियं बुद्धिमतां वरिष्ठम् । वातात्मजं वानरयूथमुख्यम् । श्रीरामदूतं शरणं प्रपद्ये ॥ Faster than the mind, As fast as the wind, Victor over the senses, The best among the learned, The son of the wind, Foremost among the Vānara horde, The Messenger of rāma, is The […]
सुभाषितम् : श्रोता भवति वा न वा शतेषु जायते शूरः । In a hundred is born a valiant man. सहस्रेषु च पण्डितः । And in thousand, a scholar. वाग्मी शत सहस्रेषु । An orator, in ten thousand. श्रोता भवति वा न वा । May be one who hears […]
Even though I (or you) focus on accuracy in chanting, there are sometimes some slips and errors. In these ślōkas we seek forgiveness (kšamā) for errors in our practice, sādhana, ācāra for whatever reason. If there is a bhrashTa (falling, failing) of a letter, word, mātra (duration), then […]
This is a beautiful and easy set of ślōkās. All related to śrī rāma. rāma mantra grants fulfilment of life, attainment of mōkśa and is equivalent to chanting the thousand names of višńu. One of the meanings of mantram, is that which protects the mind. rāma, rām, ram, […]
mangała or mangala ślōkah are auspicious chants generally used at the conclusion of a pūjā. The ślōkah recorded above, are for śrī rāma and for the gurus. If you would like to learn chanting from me, please register below.
namah in this ślōkam are for mother earth, bhūdēvī. There are several variants of this ślōkam. If you would like to learn how to chant this from me, please register below.
These 8 slōkas which offer namah (manah) to the Sun, sūrya, were spoken by śiva. At the end there is a phalaśRti. This tells of the fruit of constantly (daily) chanting the suryashtakam. The chanter will not have disease, sorrow or poverty. All the pain due to grahas […]