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The Vedic language is based upon an earlier more primordial language of seed (bija) mantras. These are single syllable sounds or roots like OM that have multiple meanings and indications depending upon their intonation and the intention with which they are used. Out of the bija or root language arises the language of the Vedic texts, which is already differentiated, though not fully, into nouns and verbs. These bijas are explained more in Tantra, which in its true sense (apart from current popular distortions) is also a science of the Divine Word. To introduce the site visitors to the Vedic mantric approach we will introduce a few important bija mantras and then the main Vedic chant, the Gayatri mantra, of twenty four syllables. This will also help the visitors understand the vision behind the Vedic Studies. It is all a manifestation of the mantra. The five Main "Bija" (Seed) Mantras
SHRIM (pronounced Shreem) is a mantra of love, devotion and beauty, relating to Lakshmi, the Goddess of Beauty and divine grace. Yet SHRIM works at a deeper level than merely to give us the good things of life, including health. It takes us to the heart and gives faith and steadiness to our emotional nature. SHRIM allows us to surrender to, take refuge in, or be immersed in whatever we offer the mantra to. It is the mantra of beauty and delight and has a pleasing lunar quality. It also relates to the head and can be used to flood the senses with divine beauty and delight. It promotes health and aids in fertility and rejuvenation. In Vedic terms SHRIM is a Soma mantra. It gives love, joy, bliss, beauty and delight. It has the light of the Moon and governs the mind and the realm between the atmosphere and heaven. It purifies and integrates the various aspects of our nature and renders them into ambrosia. These four mantras can be used together with OM: OM HRIM KRIM HUM SHRIM! This brings about an integral development of body, mind and soul in harmony with the Divine or inner Self. KRIM (pronounced Kreem) is the great mantra of Kali, the Goddess of energy and transformation. It governs over prana as lightning or electrical energy. KRIM grants all spiritual faculties and powers — from the arousing of kundalini to opening the third eye. It has a special power relative to the lower chakras, which it can both stimulate and transform. It helps awaken and purify the subtle body. As a mantra of work and
It opens the lotus of the heart to the inner Sun of consciousness. the fierce form of Kali. connecting us to Divine forces of love and attraction. and delight. KRIM is the thunderbolt or vajra that destroys the serpent of the ignorance and releases the light of absolute truth. HUM HUM (pronounced Hoom) is a mantra of the inner fire or thermogenic force. yet purifying . the supreme deity of the Vedas. It governs the earth and the material sphere in general. It represents the soul hidden the body. The Four Great Goddess Mantras There are four great Goddess mantras that govern the prime forms of energy as magnetic force. HUM is a Vedic mantra of Agni or fire. Through it we can control the illusion power of our own minds. HRIM is the mantra of the Divine Maya that destroys the worldly maya. It is a Shiva mantra but also a mantra of Chandi. HRIM governs over the cosmic magnetic energy and the power of the soul and causal body. It is used to destroy negativity and creates great passion and vitality. the Divine immanent in the world. . the Divine as the cosmic lord and enlightenment force. KRIM is a mantra of Indra. It has a solar quality to it but more of a dawnlike effect. It is the mantra used to make offerings into the sacred fire. It represents the force of the atmosphere (Atmic sphere) and carries the supreme life force. Yet it can be used in a more gentle manner to invoke divine grace and protection. It is a mantra of the region of heaven or the consciousness space in which all the worlds exist. It is charming and alluring. HRIM (pronounced Hreem) is the prime mantra of the Great Goddess and ruler of the worlds and holds all her creative and healing powers. wisdom and truth. It increases our aspiration and receptivity to Divine light. It awakens us at a soul or heart level. As a powerful mantra it should also be used carefully. heat. In Vedic terms HRIM is a mantra of the Sun. As it is a strong mantra it should be used with care. Through it we can offer ourselves or our afflictions into the Divine for purification and transformation. electrical force. the Yoga of practice. It also is used to call or invoke the fire and to make it flame up more brilliantly. It is the main mantra of the Yoga Shakti. particularly in terms of illumination.transformation KRIM is the mantra of Kriya Yoga. It both calls the divine down into us and offers our soul upward to the Divine for transformation in the sacred fire of awareness. This is a Tantric teaching that reflects the Vedic Word and the four main Vedic deities.
once chosen. Perseverance on one alone will bring the aspirant to the top faster than if he were to spread his energies in exploring all the alternative paths. despite some current claims. and bindu signifies action (worship or prayer). Although it is customary for the guru when giving initiation to accept voluntary offerings of fruit. and u means to protect. The nada and bindu mean that which dispels sorrow. There are many paths up the mountain.Bija Mantra Mantras are Sanskrit-invocations of the Supreme Being. Sanskrit most closely approaches telepathic language because of its affinity to the fifty primeval sounds. deity nor guru. Just as gravity was discovered but not invented by Newton. Mantras were revealed to the ancient masters. 2 DUM Here Da means Durga. They have been codified in the scriptures and handed down from guru to disciple. Neither Mantra. This is the bija Mantra of Durga. . It is the most direct way to approach the transcendental state. the selling of Mantras is strictly against all spiritual rules. flowers or money. Ha is Siva and au is Sadasiva. With this Mantra. should be changed. They have always existed in a latent state as sound energies. MYSTIC SEED LETTERS 1 HAUM In this Mantra. Mantras cannot be concocted or tailor-made for the individual. Nada means Mother of the universe. Reinforced and propelled by japa meditation. they pass from the verbal level through the mental and telepathic states. Of all languages. and on to pure thought energy. Lord Siva should be worshipped. BIJA MANTRAS.
and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. HREEM This is the Mantra of Mahamaya or Bhuvaneshwari. the Lord of desire. ee is satisfaction or contentment. Nada is the Supreme. Ha means Siva. and bindu is . 4 5 SHREEM This is the Mantra of Maha Lakshmi.3 KREEM With this Mantra Kalika should be worshipped. Ai stands for Saraswati. and ee is Mahamaya. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. Ka means Kamadeva. Ee means contentment or satisfaction. the ruler of Heaven. Ka is Kali. Ga means Ganesha. ra means wealth. also lord of the senses. Sha is Maha Lakshmi. Nada and bindu mean those that bring happiness and sorrow. ra is Brahman. Nada is the Mother of the universe. ra is prakriti. and bindu means dispeller of sorrow. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. 8 HOOM In this Mantra Ha is Siva. ee means Mahamaya. Nada is the Mother of the universe. it also means Lord Krishna. AIM This is the bija Mantra of Saraswati. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. and u is Bhairava. 9 GAM This is the Gneasha bija. 6 7 KLEEM This is the Kamabija. Nada is the manifested Brahman. La means Indra.
Ga means Ganesha. the power of gross sound vibration is just beginning to be utilized in physical therapy. a very fierce half man half lion incarnation of Lord Vishnu.The science of Mantra is very complex. 11 KSHRAUM This is the bija of Narasimha. There are even Mantras for such specific purposes as curing snake bite and chronic disease. but these are of a lower order. In the modern world. Beginning in OM and dissolving in OM. Chakra: Bija Mantra Crown OM . the Mantra comes full cycle. ra is Brahma. The ancient Indian sages had this sophistication thousands of years ago. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. and its potential is being tapped in other fields. 10 GLAUM This is also a Mantra of Ganesha. Ksha is Narasimha. au means with teeth pointing upwards.the dispeller of sorrow. and bindu means dispeller of sorrow. au means luster or brilliance. la means that which pervades. They have used sound in its gross and subtle states to penetrate the planes of human consciousness and to reach the divine vibration that is the experience of God.
this sound is formed in the later part of the palate. Navel RAM . Pronounce the sound along with your exhalation as a subtly audible whisper. allowing the sound and breath to resonate in the cranial area. and pronounce the word hum (as in humming). Heart YAM Pronounce it by inhaling audibly through your mouth. allow the sound along with your breath to fill your mouth and throat cavity. allow the breath to extend beyond the resolution of the consonant. and direct the stream of air to the point between your eyebrows.Pronounce it by inhaling audibly through your nostrils. and pronounce the sound like the word yum (as in yummy). Third eye SHAM Pronounced shum . Throat HAM Pronounce it by inhaling noiselessly through your mouth.
Pronounce the mantra like "fvam" Base LAM Curve the tip of your tongue up and back.Place the tip of your tongue on the roof of the front section of the upper palate. Bija Mantra have their root in the Hindu monist tradition. Sacral VAM Place the upper set of teeth on the inner section of your lower lip and begin with a breathy consonant to imitate the sound of a fast car. they are learned better with the help of a guru for initiation. roll the r like in Spanish. and pronounce the mantra like the first part of the word rum-ble. and place it on the rear section of the upper palate to pronounce a sound like the word alum without the initial a . .
[goddess of learning. hirim Bhuvaneswari. fulfillment of remaining personal aspirations and desires. ainga. when issues of loneliness or being single are paramount for the individual Personal mastery and overcoming obstacles in career or life. ema. gaining wealth to support a family. given for middle age and above when the children are grown. em. typically given for ages 18 to 32. typically given to parents. typically given for ages 5 to 24 Career development. the allattractive one] ram. aim. shirim Mahalakshmi or Lakshmi. or Mahamaya [goddess of wisdom] kiring. shri ram Agni [the god of fire] . shyama Krishna [the god of love. when an individual is working Parenting.MANTRA(S) eng. ages 25 to 40 Integration of the experiences of life. enga. speech and fine arts] LIFE STAGE Academic preparation from kindergarten to college. may be typically given at any age from 18 to 36. given as an alternate mantra for the same age groups as Shiring or Shrim when the individual is seeking achievement and success in their career as their shiring. music. kirim Kalika [goddess of fulfillment of desires. destroyer of obstacles] shyam. aing. transmission of values and wisdom to the next generation. as early as age 40 Attraction of a life mate. aima ASSOCIATED GOD OR GODDESS Saraswati. [goddess of wealth] hring.
primary objective. this mantra is associated with the achievement of leadership and personal power .