Practically all Jains will start the day with a recitation of Navkaar mantra, a forgiveness prayer and a prayer
for bliss for all. Navkaar mantra: namo arihantänarm namo siddhänam namo äyariyänam namo uvajjhäyänam namo loe savvasähünam eso pancha namukkäro savvapävappanäsano mangalänam cha savvesim padhamam havai mangalam Obeisance to the spiritual victors, Obeisance to the liberated souls, Obeisance to the spiritual leaders, Obeisance to the spiritual teachers, Obeisance to all saints in the world, who practice non-violence and reverence for all life in action, and pluralistic viewpoint in their thinking. These fivefold obeisance removes all sins and is the most auspicious of all benedictions. Forgiveness Prayer: khämemi savvajive, savve jivä khamantu me mitti me savva bhuesu, veram majjha na kenai I forgive all living beings; may all living beings forgive me, All living beings are my friends; I have malice towards none. Prayer of Bliss for all: shivamastu sarvajagatah, parahitaniratä bhavantu bhütaganäh dosäh prayäntu näsham, sarvatra sukhibhavatu lokah May the entire universe be blissful; May all beings be engaged in each other's well being. May all weakness, sickness and faults vanish; May everyone be healthy, peaceful, and blissful everywhere.
Zoroastrian marriages are generally solemnized after sunset, as it was one of the promises given to the Hindu King Jadav Rana by the ancestors of Zoroastrians who came from Iran to India about 1200 years ago. Marriages can also be solemnized in fire temples in the morning. The marriage ritual is referred to as “the Ashirwad” since the priests give “ashirvad” (blessings) to the couple. The senior priest starts the initial part of the Ashirvad, during which rice grains or a mixture of rice, coconut
shreds. And turn the wheel of Dharma for all sentient beings. I dedicate all the virtues of myself and others to the great enlightenment. You under the protection of the Buddhas & Bodhisattvas of the ten directions. May all sentient beings be free of sufferings and the causes of suffering.
THE SEVEN LIMB PRAYER
Reverently I prostrate with my body. pomegranate seeds and rose petals are showered on the couple. These items are significant as they all carry a meaning: coconut – symbol of utility and helpfulness to each other and society. actual and mentally transformed.
Taking Refuge Prayer This is a very important first step which should precede chanting of any mantras. NAMO BUDDHAYA. May all sentient beings have happiness and the causes of happiness. NAMO DHARMAYA. NAMO GURUBYA. Taking refuge instantly places. I present clouds of every type of offering. May all sentient beings never be separated from the happiness of higher rebirths. rice – indicative of prosperity and plenty. I confess all my negative actions accumulated since beginningless time.
Mantra to White Umbrella Goddess . And rejoice in the virtues of all holy and ordinary beings. pomegranate – symbolizes fertility and abundance of children and rose petals – indicate fragrance of happiness in married life. free of anger and attachment.Buddha of Protection
. speech and mind. Please remain with us until samsara ends. NAMO SANGHAYA THE FOUR IMMEASURABLES
May all sentient beings abide in equanimity.
diseases. spirit harm and all forms of misfortune." She is known as the White Umbrella Goddess who saves us from all harm. Chanting her mantra invokes extremely powerful protection. Ushnisha Sitatapatra is a female form of Avalokiteshvara.
Mantra of Buddha Amitabha .TADYATHA OM ANALE ANALE KHASAME KHASAME BHAIRE BHAIRE SAUME SAUME SARVA BUDDHA ADHISHTHANA ADHISHTHITE SOHA AND OM SARVA TATHAGATA USHNISHA SITATA . the Buddha of Compassion. Her parasol symbolizes protection from natural catastrophes.PATRE HUM PEH HUM MAMA HUM NI SOHA (chant one mala – 108 times a day) The name Ushnisha Sitatapatra translates as "The Victorious White Parasol. and a thousand arms that protect and assist them. She has a thousand eyes that watch over living beings.Head of The Padma (Lotus Family)
OM AMI DEWA HRIH (Chant the 108 times a day. As head of the Lotus family. a Red that symbolises love and compassion. the Western Paradise from where the attainment of Enlightenment is certain. he manifests boundless compassion.
Mantras to the 21 Taras
. protecting and welcoming.) Amitabha Buddha emanates ruby red light. Reciting Amitabha’s mantra purifies all delusions and removes obstacles caused by one’s excessive attachment to material things. AMITABHA’s radiant form warms and pacifies the hearts of all who gaze at him. all into His Pure land.
8. 2. 7. 15. 18. 10. 13. 12.Recite each mantra three times preceded by OM TARE TUTTARE TURE … then the mantras as follow:
1. 6. 16.
WASHEN KURU SOHA SHANTING KURU SOHA PUSHTING KURU SOHA AYUR JANA HRI DRUM SOHA AKAR SHAY HRI SOHA SAWA TUGUTE TSULU SOHA BADA BOTONG WARANAYA CHO SOHA AHMO KASHA THAM MARAYA HUM PE SOHA NOPA SABA RAKYA PEM SOHA SABAR MARA PAME DAYA HUM PEH SOHA BASUDARI SOHA NAKLAM PUSHTING KURU SOHA PORTAYA BAMI KURU SOHA BANZA MAHA PATAYA BAHMI KURU SOHA SARWA PAH BUM THATA GANA YE SOHA SARWA DHARMA PATE SHODAYA SOHA SARWA TAMBAH NETE RAY SOHA NAGA BIKA SHANTING KURU SOHA MUDZA NAYA SOHA
. 5. 3. 11. 4. 19. 9. 14. 17.
Buddha of Purification
OM VAJRASATTVA HUM If pressed for time. recite the short mantra 28 times. While reciting either of the mantras. visualize a flow of light and nectar cleansing your body of all negatives.DIDO MAY BHAWA SUTO KAYO MAY BHAWA SUPO KAYO MAY BHAWA ANU RAKTO MAY BHAWA SARWA SIDDHI MEPAR YATSA SARWA KARMA SU TSA MAY TSITAM SHRIYAM KURU HUM HA HA HA HA HO BHAGAWAN . obscurations and obstructions. OM VAJRASATTVA SAMAYA MANU PALAYA VAJRASATTVA DENO PA TITO .SARWA TATHAGATA VAJRA MA MAY MU TSA VAJRA BHAWA MAHA SAMAYA SATTVA AH HUM PEH
BIZ ARAY SOHA SAWA SIDDHI SOHA
Mantras to Buddha Vajrasattva .20. 21.
Mantras are Sanskrit-invocations of the Supreme Being. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. There are many paths up the mountain.
6 AIM This is the bija Mantra of Saraswati. This is the bija Mantra of Durga. It is the most direct way to approach the transcendental state. flowers or money. Nada is the manifested Brahman. ee is satisfaction or contentment. Nada is the Mother of the universe. 2 DUM Here Da means Durga. Lord Siva should be worshipped. deity nor guru. Mantras cannot be concocted or tailor-made for the individual.
BIJA MANTRAS. The nada and bindu mean that which dispels sorrow. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. Nada means Mother of the universe. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. Of all languages. and ee is Mahamaya. Although it is customary for the guru when giving initiation to accept voluntary offerings of fruit. With this Mantra. Nada is the Mother of the universe. Ka is Kali. 7 KLEEM
. They have been codified in the scriptures and handed down from guru to disciple. Neither Mantra. ee means Mahamaya. 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. once chosen. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. They have always existed in a latent state as sound energies. MYSTIC SEED LETTERS
1 HAUM In this Mantra. ra is Brahman. Ai stands for Saraswati. Ha is Siva and au is Sadasiva. and on to pure thought energy. Mantras were revealed to the ancient masters. 3 KREEM With this Mantra Kalika should be worshipped. Sanskrit most closely approaches telepathic language because of its affinity to the fifty primeval sounds. 4 HREEM This is the Mantra of Mahamaya or Bhuvaneshwari. Just as gravity was discovered but not invented by Newton. they pass from the verbal level through the mental and telepathic states. ra means wealth. Ha means Siva. the selling of Mantras is strictly against all spiritual rules. Sha is Maha Lakshmi. and bindu signifies action (worship or prayer). and u means to protect. ra is prakriti. 5 SHREEM This is the Mantra of Maha Lakshmi. Reinforced and propelled by japa meditation. despite some current claims. should be changed.
and its potential is being tapped in other fields. Ksha is Narasimha. 8 HOOM In this Mantra Ha is Siva.This is the Kamabija. au means with teeth pointing upwards. and bindu means dispeller of sorrow. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. the Mantra comes full cycle. Beginning in OM and dissolving in OM. au means luster or brilliance. and bindu means dispeller of sorrow. la means that which pervades. 10 GLAUM This is also a Mantra of Ganesha. 9 GAM This is the Gneasha bija. the power of gross sound vibration is just beginning to be utilized in physical therapy. Sacral Chakra – VAM (vum as in thumb) 3. Crown Chakra – Om (aum) You can chant each mantra while lying down or by sitting in a cross legged meditation pose. Heart Chakra – YAM (yum as in yummy) 5. and bindu is the dispeller of sorrow. the ruler of Heaven. The science of Mantra is very complex. 11 KSHRAUM This is the bija of Narasimha. but these are of a lower order. a very fierce half man half lion incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Nada is the Supreme. The ancient Indian sages had this sophistication thousands of years ago. You can focus on a particular chakra and chant its specific seed mantra repetitively in one sitting or do all seven in succession one after the other. There are even Mantras for such specific purposes as curing snake bite and chronic disease. 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.
A Simple Yet Powerful Bija Mantra Meditation Ritual In yoga there are 7 specific Bija Mantras that vibrationally align our energy centers or chakras through sound energy: 1. In the modern world. Ka means Kamadeva. Third Eye Chakra – U ( u as in uber) 7. Solar Plexus Chakra – RAM (rum) 4.
. Root Chakra – Bija mantra: LAM (Pronouncd as lum in alum ) 2. also lord of the senses. Throat Chakra – HAM (hum as in humming) 6. ra is Brahma. Nada and bindu mean those that bring happiness and sorrow. the Lord of desire. These mantras are very powerful even when they are chanted silently. Ee means contentment or satisfaction. Ga means Ganesha. Ga means Ganesha. and u is Bhairava. La means Indra. it also means Lord Krishna.
aspirations and destroyer of desires. given for obstacles] middle age and above when the children are grown. or values and wisdom to Mahamaya [goddess the next generation. typically given for ages 5 to 24 Career development. kirim
shyam. love. music. aing. em. when an individual is working Parenting. of wisdom] typically given to parents. shyama
ram. ainga. given as an alternate mantra for the same Agni [the god of fire] age groups as Shiring or Shrim when the individual is seeking achievement and success in their career as their
hring. kindergarten to speech and fine arts] college. shri ram
Academic Saraswati. as early as age 40 Attraction of a life mate. ages 25 to 40 Integration of the experiences of life. ema. transmission of Bhuvaneswari. gaining wealth to Mahalakshmi or support a family. [goddess of typically given for wealth] ages 18 to 32. [goddess preparation from of learning. aima
ASSOCIATED GOD OR GODDESS
kiring. the all-attractive when issues of one] loneliness or being single are paramount for the individual Personal mastery and overcoming obstacles in career or life. enga. Lakshmi. fulfillment of Kalika [goddess of remaining personal fulfillment of desires. aim. may be typically given at any Krishna [the god of age from 18 to 36.MANTRA(S) eng.
primary objective. this mantra is associated with the achievement of leadership and personal power