*PRAATAH SANDHYAA TO BE PERFORMED FACING EAST *MADHYANIKA to be Performed facing either EAST or NORTH *SAYAM SANDHYA to be performed facing

EAST upto Arghya and WEST thereafter. 1.AchamanaM (two times) achyutaaya namaH anantaaya namaH govindaaya namaH . keshavaaya namaH naaraayaNaaya namaH maadhavaaya namaH govindaaya namaH vishhNave namaH madhusuudanaaya namaH trivikramaaya namaH vaamanaaya namaH shriidharaaya namaH hRishhiikeshaaya namaH padmanaabhaaya namaH daamodaraaya namaH 2.praaNaayaama Recite mentally the following Mantra (3 times) a. Om Bhuh | Om Bhuvah | Om Suvah | Om Mahaha | Om Janah | Om Tapah | Om Satyam b. Om tatsavithurvareniyam | Bhargo devasya dhimahi | dhiyo yo nah prachodayat c. Om Apah | Jyothi | Rasah | amrtam | Brahma | Bhurbhuvassuvarom Open the right nostril and release the air slowly. Say Om and touch the right ear. *3.saNkalpaM With the palms together in the saNkalpa posture shrii bhagavadaaGYayaa bhagavath kainkarya roopam Pratah Sandhyam /mAdhyanikam/sAyamSandhyam upasisye (thumb to touch right cheek) (thumb to touch left cheek) (ring finger to touch right eye) (ring finger to touch left eye) (index finger to touch right side nose) (index finger to touch left side nose) (little finger to touch right ear) (little finger to touch left ear) (middle finger to touch right shoulder) (middle finger to touch left shoulder) (four fingers to touch navel and the chest) (four fingers to touch head)

4. ProkshaNaM (MarjAnam) aapohishhTheti mantrasya sindhudviipa R^ishhiH ; devii gaayatrii chhandaH aapo devataa apaaM prokshaNe viniyogaH oM aapohishhThaa mayobhuvaH taa na uurje dadhaatana mahe raNaaya chakshase yovaH shivatamo rasaH tasya bhaajayatehanaH ushatiiriva maataraH tasmaa araNgamaama vaH yasya kshayaaya jinvatha aapo janayathaa chanaH oM bhuurbhuvassuvaH prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the Head prokshaNa of the big Toes again prokshaNa of the Head

Take little water on your right palm and throw around your head in clockwise direction like pradaxiNaM *5. Praashanam MORNING: suuryash-chety-anuvaakasya agnir RishhiH touch the head devi gaayatrii chchhandaH touch the nose tip suuryo devataa touch the chest apaaM praashane viniyogaH (place "tiirtham" in the hollow of right palm and recite as follows) Suryascha-Maa-Manyuscha (The Sun, Anger) Manyupaah tah-Yascha Manyu-Kretabhyah (Gods who preside over Anger) Paapeybhyoh-Raksaantam (protect me from the sins ) Yadra-traya-Paapa-Makarasam (arising knowingly or unknowingly ) Maanasah Vacha HastaahBhyam (by thought, speech, feet ) Padbhyaam-Udahrena-Sishnah (hands, stomach, genital ) Raatris-Tat-Avalumpatu (that, the presiding diety of night) Yat-Kincha Duritam-Mayii (May remove ) Idam-Aham-Maama-Amrita-Yonau (This "me" devoid of all sins, be worthy of moksha) Suryeh-Jyotishi Juhomi Svaaha (Offer oblations in the supreme lord of sun. )

AFTERNOON aapaH punantu ityanuvaakasya aapa RishhiH touch the head anushhTup chhandaH touch the nose tip brahmaNaspatirdevataa touch the chest apaaM praashane viniyogaH (place "tiirtham" in the hollow of right palm and recite as follows) oM | aapaH punantu pR^ithiviiM pR^ithivii puutaa punaatu maam.h | punantu brahmaNaspatirbrahmapuutaa punaatu maam.h || yaduchchhishhTamabhojyaM yadvaa dushcharitaM mama | sarvaM punantu maamaapo.asataaM cha pratigraha{gm}svaahaa||

EVENING agnishchetyanuvaakasya suurya R^ishhiH touch the head gaayatrii chchhandaH touch the nose tip agnirdevataa touch the chest apaaM praashane viniyogaH (place "tiirtham" in the hollow of right palm and recite as follows) oM | agnishcha maa manyushcha manyupatayashcha manyukR^itebhyaH | paapebhyo rakshantaam.h | yadahnaa paapamakaarshham.h | manasaa vaachaa hastaabhyaam.h | padbhyaamudareNa shishnaa | ahastadavalumpatu | yatki.ncha duritaM mayi | idamahaM maamamR^itayonau | satye jyotishhi juhomi svaahaa ||

6. aachamanam.h achyutaaya namaH anantaaya namaH govindaaya namaH 7.punaH proxaNam.h dadhikraavNNa iti mantrasya vaamadeva R^ishhiH touch the head anushhTup.h chhandaH touch the nose tip dadhikraavaa devataa touch the chest apaaM prokshaNe viniyogaH Sprinkle (prokshaNa)water on the Head while reciting the following each time

Dadhi-Kraavannoh Akaarisam (The ruler of all worlds, I worship ) Jisnoh-RasVasyah-Vaajinaha (The Victorious, Hayagriva form, supreme Lord) Surabhi-noh Mukhaa-Karat (Make good, our, faces and other senses) Praanah-Aayumsi-taarisath (May our Life be without hindarance) <Sprinkle Water on the Head with Ring finger while reciting the mantras>: Aapoh Hi Stha Mayoh Bhuvaha (O WaterGods, you always confer Happiness) Tah Nah Urgeh Dadhaatana (Bestow on us the Strength) Mahey Raanayah Chakshase (To have the vision of the Supreme) Yo-vah Sivatamoh Rasaha (In that Auspicious Joy of yours) Tasya Bhaajaya Teha Nahah (Make us worthy partakers) Usa-tirivah Maataraha (like fond mothers nourishing her children) Tasmaa AramGah Maama vaha (We approach you with great eagerness) Yasyah Kshayaaya Jin vatha (for that bliss which you shine ) <-water on feet Aapoh Janayathaa Cha Naha (O Watergods, Please bless us)<-on Head Om Bhur Bhuvah Suvah <-Rotate water around head and sprinkle Take little water on your right palm and throw around your head in clockwise direction like pradaxiNaM 8.Achamanam.h achyutaaya namaH anantaaya namaH govindaaya namaH 9.praaNaayaamaH oM bhuuH oM bhuvaH oM suvaH *10.arghyapradaanaM shrii bhagavadaaGYayaa bhagavath kainkarya roopam Pratah Sandhyam /mAdhyanikam/sAyamSandhyam arghyapradaanaM karishhye nyaasaH arghyapradaana ma.ntrasya vishvaamitra R^ishhiH touch the head deviigaayatriichchhandaH touch the nose tip savitaa devataa touch the chest arghyapradaane viniyogaH (Recite the mantra thrice and offer arghyam thrice once after each recitation for pratah sandhyam; For Madhyinkia, offer only once)) oM bhuurbhuvassuvaH tatsaviturvareNyaM bhargodevasya dhiimahi dhiyo yonaH prachodayaat.h (First arghyaM) oM bhuurbhuvassuvaH tatsaviturvareNyaM (Second arghyaM) oM bhuurbhuvassuvaH tatsaviturvareNyaM (Third arghyaM)

Recite gayathri mantra verbally with sound waves emanating from the mouth; throw the water up in the air, looking at the sun, while doing so the heels of both legs should be raised. (That is arghyam is offered standing on toes). 11.praaNaayaamaH oM bhuuH oM bhuvaH oM suvaH *12.praayashchitta arghyaM (NOT applicable for Afternoon!) shrii bhagavadaaGYayaa bhagavath kainkarya roopam Pratah Sandhyam / sAyamSandhyam kaalaatiita praayashchittaarthaM turiiya arghyapradaanaM karishhye turiiya arghyapradaana mantrasya saandiipanii RishhiH touch the head deviigaayatrii chchhandaH touch the nose tip savitaa devataa touch the chest turiiya arghyapradaane viniyogaH Offer 1 arghyam Om Bhu | Om Bhuvah | Om suvah | Om Mahah | Om janah | Om tapah | Om Satyam | Om tatsavitur vareniyam bhargo devasya dhimahi diyo yo nah prachodyat | Om Bhu | Om Bhuvah | Om suvah | Om Mahah | Om janah | Om tapah | Om Satyam || Water should be taken in right hand palm and thrown around the head clockwise reciting Om bhuurbhuvassuvaH Turn around clockwise, saluting the sun with anjali mudra reciting asavAdithyoh BrahmA 13. Achamanam 14.keshavaadi tarpaNam Sit in a squatting posture and offer one tarpam while reciting each mantra similar to arghyam OM keshavaM tarpayaami naaraayaNaM tarpayaami maadhavaM tapayaami govindaM tarpayaami vishhNuM tarpayaami madhusuudanaM tarpayaami trivikramaM tarpayaami vaamanaM tarpayaami shriidharaM tarpayaami hRishhiikeshaM tarpayaami padmanaabhaM tarpayaami daamodaraM tarpayaami

15.aachamanam.h achyutaaya namaH anantaaya namaH govindaaya namaH 19.japavidhiH oM aasanamantrasya pRithivyaaV meru pRishhTha RishhiH touch the head sutalaM chhandaH touch the nose tip shrii kuurmo devataa touch the chest aasane viniyogaH (Sit down in padmaasana with palms folded in praNaama/namaste posture after sanctifying the place by lightly sprinkling water) pRithvi tvayaa dhRitaa lokaa ! devitvaM vishhNunaa dhRitaa | tvaM cha dhaaraya maaM devi ! pavitraM kuruchaasanam.h || 20. Gaayatri japam 20(a).nyaasam.h shrii bhagavadaaGYayaa bhagavath kainkarya roopam praataH sandhyaa gaayatrii mahaamantrajapaM karishhye|| oM praNavasya Rishhi brahmaa devii gaayatrii chhandaH paramaatmaa devataa touch the head touch the nose touch the chest

oM bhuuraadi sapta vyaahRitiinaaM atri bhRigu kutsa vasishhTha gautama kaashyapa aaNgirasa RishhayaH touch the head gaayatrii ushhNik.h anushhTup bRihatii paNti tRshhTup jagatyaH chhandaa{gm}si touch the nose agni vaayu arka vaagiisha varuNa indra vishvedevaaH devataaH touch the chest saavitryaa R^ishhiH vishvaamitraH touch the head deviigaayatrii chhandaH touch the nose savitaa devataa touch the chest gaayatrii shiraso brahma R^ishhiH touch the head anushhTup chhandaH touch the nose paramaatmaa devataa touch the chest sarveshhaaM praaNaayaame viniyogaH 20 b. praaNaanaayamya 10 times

20 (c) gaayatrii aavaahanam aayaatu ityanuvaakasya vaamadeva R^ishhiH touch the head anushhTup.h chhandaH touch the nose gaayatrii devataa touch the chest gaayatrii aavaahane viniyogaH (hold the palms together in praNaama/namaste posture) aayaatu varadaa devii aksharaM brahma sammitam | gaayatriiM chhandasaaM maatedaM brahma jushhasvanaH | ojosi sahosi balamasi bhraajosi devaanaaM dhaama naamaasi vishvamasi vishvaayuH sarvamasi sarvaayuH abhibhuuroM gaayatriiM aavaahayaami ( aatma aavaahanam) saavitriiM aavaahayaami ( aatma aavaahanam) sarasvatiiM aavaahayaami ( aatma aavaahanam) 20 (d) gaayatrii japaH (28 times) Saavitrya Rishi Vishwamitra Nichrda Gayatri Chandaha Savita Devata oM | bhuurbhuvassuvaH | tatsaviturvareNiyaM | bhargodevasya dhiimahi | dhiyo yonaH prachodayaat.h || oM | bhuurbhuvassuvaH | 20 (e) shrii aShTaakshara mantra japam.h 20 (f) PraaNaayaamaH oM bhuuH oM bhuvaH oM suvaH oM mahaH *21a gaayatrii udyaasanam saN^kalpaH shrii bhagavadaaGYayaa bhagavath kainkarya roopam priityarthaM Pratah Sandhyam /mAdhyanikam/sAyamSandhyam gaayatrii upasthaanaM karishhye

uttama ityanuvaakasya vaamadeva R^ishhiH touch the head anushhTup.h chhandaH touch the nose gaayatrii devataa touch the chest gaayatrii udvaasane viniyogaH (Perform the udvaasana mudra with the palms stand up and hold the palms in praNaama/namaste posture) uttame shikhare devii bhuumyaaM parvata muurdhani | braahmaNebhyo hyanuGYaanaM gachchhadevi yathaa sukham.h || *21b. Gayatri upastaanam MORNING mitrasyeti upasthana mantrasya visvamitra rsih bhirud gayatri tristubhas chandamsi mitro devata pratas sandhyopasthane viniyogah mitrasya carsani dhrtah ! sravo devasya sAnasim ! satyam citra sravastamam! mitro janAn yAtayati prajAnan mitro dAdhara prthivim uta dyam mitrah krstir ani-misabhicaste satyaya havyam dhrtavad vidhema pra sa mitra martto astu prayasvAn yasta aditya siksati vratena na hanyate na jiyate tvoto nainam amho asnoty antito na durAt AFTERNOON oM | aasatyena rajasaa vartamaano niveshayannamR^itaM martyaM cha | hiraNyayena savitaa rathenaadevo yaati bhuvanaa vipashyan.h || udvayaM tamasaspari pashyanto jyotiruttaram.h | devaM devatraasuuryamaganma jyotiruttamam.h || udutyaM jaatavedasaM | devaM vahanti ketavaH || dR^ishe vishvaaya suuryaM chitraM devaanaamudagaadaniikaM chakshurmitrasya varuNasyaagreH | aapraadyaavaapR^ithivii antarikshaM suurya aatmaa jagatastasthushhashcha || tachchakshurdevahitaM purastaat.h shukramuchcharat.h ||

EVENING oM | imaM me varuNa shrudhii havamadyaa cha mR^iDaya | tvaamavasyuraachake | tatvaa yaami brahmaNaa vandamaanastadaashaaste yajamaano havirbhiH | aheDamaano varuNeha bodhyurusha{gm}sa maa na aayuH pramoshhiiH | yachchiddhi te visho yathaa pra deva varuNa vratam.h | miniimasi dyavi dyavi || yatki.nchedaM varuNa daivye jane.abhidrohaM manushhyaashcharaamasi | achittii yattava dharmaa yuyopima maa nastasmaadenaso devariirishhaH || kitavaaso yadriripurna diivi yadvaaghaa satyamuta yanna vidma | sarvaataa vishhya shithireva devaathaa te syaama varuNa priyaasaH || 22.sandhyaadi devataa vandanam.h oM sandhyaayai namaH Facing East oM saavitryai namaH Facing South oM gaayatryai namaH Facing West oM sarasvatyai namaH Facing North oM sarvaabhyo devataabhyo namo namaH Facing East oM kaamokaarshhiit.h manyurakaarshhiit.h namo namaH Facing East 23.abhivaadanaM (Fill in the appropriate Rishhi pravaram and other details in the blanks below.) abhivaadaye (.........) (..........) (.........) ....... (.........) R^ishheya pravaraanvita (...........) gotraH (...........) suutraH (..............) shaakhaadhyaayii shrii (..............) sharmaanaamaahaM asmibhoH||

24.dik vandanam.h oM praachyai dishe namaH oM dakshiNaayai dishe namaH oM pratiichyai dishe namaH oM udiichyai dishe namaH oM uurdhvaaya namaH oM adharaaya namaH oM antarikshaaya namaH oM bhuumyai namaH oM vishhNave namaH Facing East Facing South Facing West Facing North Facing East show the folded palms upwards Facing East show the folded palms to the ground Facing East show the folded palms upwards Facing East show the folded palms to the ground Facing East show the folded palms straight

dhyeyassadaa savitR^imaNDala madhyavartii naaraayaNaH sarasijaasana sannivishhTaH | keyuuravaan.h makarakuNDalavaan.h kiriiTii haarii hiraNyaya vapuH dhR^ita shaN^kha chakraH || shaN^kha chakra gadaa paaNe dvaarakaa nilayaachyuta | govinda puNDariikaaksha raksha maaM sharaNaagatam.h || Akashath patitum thoyum yatha gachanthi saagaram Sarvadeva namaskara keshavam prati gachhathi

25.praNamya (saashhTaaNga praNaama) abhivaadayet.h (Fill in the appropriate R^ishhi pravaram and other details in the blanks below.) abhivaadaye (.........) (..........) (.........) ....... (.........) R^ishheya pravaraanvita (...........) gotraH (...........) suutraH (..............) shaakhaadhyaayii shrii (..............) sharmaanaamaahaM asmibhoH|| shrii kRishhNaayanamaH shrii kRishhNaayanamaH shrii kRishhNaayanamaH (perform the japa by reciting 10 times) 26.aachamanam achyutaaya namaH anantaaya namaH govindaaya namaH 27. SriRanga Mangala Nidim kaayenavaachaa manasendriyairvaa buddhyaa.a.atmanaa vaa prakR^iteH svabhaavaat.h | karomi yadyatsakalaM parasmai shriimannaaraayaNaayeti samarpayaami || sarvaM shriikRishhNaarpaNamastu iti yajur.h praataH sandhyaavandanam.h iti yajur.h maadhyaahnika sandhyaavandanam.h iti yajur.h saayaM sandhyaavandanam.h