Daily Prayers

Early Morning:

¯r≠-˘ 1≠¯‡ ·pr≠t˘ k≠I‡) :

1˝ ª≠¯r ¯iªi-‡ ¯i‹-∆ 1˝ ªı -Ω¯‡ ªiªı ª¯i-∆ i
1˝ ªı -i·¯‡ -∂ ¯ri¯i -÷ ¯r˝ -≈-‡ 1˝ ªı ÷ı :i -i-i ii

k˝r≠gre vasat‡ Ia‹m∆h k˝rımΩI‡ sarısvat∆ |
k˝rımady‡ t∂ govindm pr˝H≈t‡ k˝rıdırsanam ||

On the tip of your fingers is Goddess Lakshmi, on the base of your fingers is Goddess Sarasvati in
the middle of your fingers is Lord Govinda -- in this manner you look at your palms.

-i-r.ª-¯i-i--≈¯i ªi¯ı ªr˝ -Ω-i ¯‡ ªi¯ı ªr˝ ¯≈÷≠i‹i i:i ª|Œ¯≈¯ı ¯‡ i
ªi¯ı ªr˝ -≈--‡ ¯∂Œ¯≈¯i :≈·¯i-‡ ªi¯ı ªr˝ 1|ie ¯∂¯i·≈iª º‡ -i-˘ ii

namostvanant≈ya sahısr˝mΩrtay‡ sahısr˝p≈d≠‹isiroŒb≈hıv‡ |
sahısr˝n≈mn‡ p∂Œs≈ya s≈svat‡ sahısr˝kotiy∂gad≈rin‡ nam˘ ||

Salutations to the infinite eternal Self, who is in different names and forms having thousands of
eyes, heads, legs and hands and who is the supporter of all the ages.

During Bath:

ª-≈-i ªi-i¯‡ (sn≈na samay‡) :

¯i¯ ¯i ¯i-∂-‡ ¯|¯i ¯r÷≠¯iiª ªiªı ª¯ii-i i
-i-i ÷ iªi -÷ 1≠¯‡iª ¯i¯‡.iª-i -i ªiiïi i·i 1˜ Œ ii
gane ca yam∂n‡ cæva god≠vari sarısvati |
narmade sindu k≠v‡ ri JaI‡smin samidim k˜Œ ||

I take bath in this water, which is the water from all holy rivers such as the Ganges, the Yamuna,
Godavari and Saraswathi.

Before doing any work :

¯ifl˝ -∂º:ı -i¯≠1˝ i¯i ªΩ¯i 1|ie ªi-i¯r˝ -i i
i-ii¯i ¯-i 1˜ ª -‡ ÷ ¯i ªi¯i -1≠¯‡ ¯∂ ªi¯i ÷≠ ii
vafl˝t∂ndı mah≠k˝aya sΩryakoti samapr˝Ha |
narvignam k˜rum‡ deva sarva-k≠ry‡s∂ sarvad≠ ||

Oh Lord with curved trunk , huge body , brilliance equal to millions of Suns, Please make my
endeavors free from obstacles at all times.
Before Studies:

¤·¯i¯i-≈-i ¯r≠1 ·adyayan≈t pr≠k) :

ªiªı ª¯ii-i -i-iª-∂-¯i ¯iªı ÷ 1≠-i–i¯i º∆ i
i¯i ¤≠ªı --i 1˝ iª ¯¯≈i-i iªi i¯ -i ¯i-∂ -‡ ªi÷≠ ii

sarısvati namast∂Hyam varıde k≠ma–pin∆ |
vid≠rımHam k˝risy≈mi sidirHavat∂ m‡ sad≠ ||

O Goddess Sarasvati, my humble prostrations unto Thee, who are the fulfiller of all my wishes. I
start my studies with the request that Thou wilt bestow Thy blessings on me.

Before Meals:

-r¯i-≈-i ¯r≠1 ·HoJan≈t pr≠k) :

¯i¤ı i:i ¯e≠i:i -˘ ªi--˘ -∂¯¯i--‡ ªi¯i i1 i¯¯i ¯| i
-∂aı -‡ -‡ -¯i¯i ¯≈¯≈ ¯‡ ¯i¯i--¯≈--i1≠ªı º≈-i ii ·. ii

yaýısist≠sin˘ sant˘ m∂cyant‡ sarvakiIbisæh |
H∂ñıt‡ t‡ tvagam p≈p≈h y‡ pacanty≈tmak≠rın≈t || 3¡3 ||

The noble people get rid of all the sins by taking the remnants of the sacrifice, but others commit
sin by enjoying for themselves.

¤¯ı ¯|·¯≈-iª| -Ω-¯≈ ¯r˝ iiºi -≈ ÷¯ı -≈i¤ -˘ i
¯r≠º≈¯≈-iªi-≈¯∂+ ¯i¯≈-¯iïi ¯i-∂i¯i ·i-i ii ·: ii

ahım væsv≈naro HΩtv≈ pr≠nin≈m dehım≈sit˘ |
pr≠n≈p≈nasam≈y∂km pac≈myamam cat∂rvidam || ¡5¡4 ||

As the digestive fire remaining in the human body, I (Lord) digests the four kinds of food by
combining with incoming (Prana) and outgoing (Apana) vital air.

¯r˝ m≠¯iºi ¯r˝ mı ¯ıi¯i ¯r˝ m≠¯r ¯r˝ mı º≈ ¯ -i-i i
¯r˝ m ¯i -‡-i ¯i--i¯¯i ¯r˝ mı 1˝ -i ªi-≈i·i -≈ ii

br˝h≠rpanam br˝hı hıvih br˝h≠gnm br˝hın≈ hutam|
br˝hæva t‡na gantavyam br˝hık˝rmasam≈din≈ || 424 ||

The ladle is Brahman, the oblation is Brahman. The offering is poured by Brahman in the fire of
Brahman. Brahman alone is to be reached by him who sees Brahman in all actions.




During Showing Lamp to the Lord:

÷t¯i÷ı :i -‡ ·dipadırsan‡) :

:∂-i 1˝ ª|i-i 1˝ ¯¯≈ºi-i
<ª|¯¯i ·i-iªi ¯i÷ i
:i-∂¯∂i¯ i¯i -≈:≈¯i
÷t¯i¯¯ri-i -i-r.ª-∂ -‡ ii

s∂Ham k˝roti k˝Iy≈nam
ärogyam danasampadm |
san∂b∂divin≈s≈ya
dipaJyotirnamost∂ t‡ ||

I Prostrate to that lamp-light, which brings the brilliance, the auspiciousness, the health, the
wealth and possessions, for the destruction of (my) bad (enemy to Good) intellect.

Before Going to Sleep:

:i¯i-iªi-i¯‡ ‹i-≈¯iºi-i ·sayanasamay‡ ‹am≈panam) :

1˝ ªı ¯iªı ºi1-i ¯≈1 1≠¯i¯i 1˝ -i ¯i ¯≈
¤ı ¯iºi-i¯i-i¯i ¯≈ -≈-iªi ¯≈.¯iª≠·i-i i
i¯i i¯ -i-ii¯i i¯ -i ¯≈ ªi¯i -‡-i-i ‹i-iª¯i
¯i¯i ¯i¯i 1˝ Œº≈¯·‡ ¤t-i¯≠÷ ¯i :i -r ii

k˝rıcarınakrtam v≈k k≠yaJam k˝rmaJam v≈
sıvananayanaJam v≈ m≈nasam v≈par≠dam |
vihitamavihitam v≈ sarvam‡tat ‹amasva
Jaya Jaya k˝Œn≈bd‡ simah≠deva samHo ||

O Lord, kindly forgive my wrong actions done knowingly or unknowingly, either through my
organs of action (hands, feet, speech) or through my organs of perceptions (ears, eyes) or by my
mind. Glory unto Thee O Lord, who is the ocean of kindness.