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Hindu Prayers

 

The Gayatri Mantra & Vedic Peace Chants:

 

 

Aum

Bhur, Bhuva, Suvah;

Tat Savitur varenyam;

Bhargo Devasya Dhimahi;

Dhiyo Yo Na Prachodayata.

Aum shanti, shanti, shanty

 

 

Aum

Let us meditate on the glorious effulgence of that Supreme Being who has created the Universe,

May She enlighten our hearts and direct our understanding

Peace unto all

 

 

Aum

Asato Ma Sadgamaya;

Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya;

Mrytyorma Amritamgamaya.

Aum shanti shanti shanti

 

Aum

From the unreal lead us to the real; Lead us from darkness to light;

From death lead us to immortality;

Peace unto all

 

 

Aum

Saha Navavatu;

Saha Nau Bhunaktu;

Saha Viryam Karvavahai;

Tejasvi Navadhitamastu;

Ma Vidvishavahai.

Aum Shanti Shanti Shanti

 

 

Aum

May HE protect us; May HE nourish us; May our studies make us illumined;

May there be no dislike amongst us; May we act together for common good.

Peace unto all.

 

 

Aum

Purnamadah Puranamidam;

Purnaat Purnamaudachyate;

Purnasya Prunamadaya

Purnamevavashishyate.

Aum Shanti Shanti Shanti

 

 

Aum

This is perfect - that is perfect; Perfect comes from perfect.

Take perfect from perfect, the remainder is perfect.

Peace unto all.

 

 

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