Introduction To Gayatri Mantra (part 13)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Watching is so simple and natural, and not something new to be introduced into your lives. Watching only has to be deepened: taken away from others, and turned around towards you. Generally, you keep yourself completely unwatched. You all know watching it is a question of[…]

Introduction To Gayatri Mantra (part 12)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue The more you contemplate on Gayatri mantra, the deeper it takes you to the higher dimensions. Gayatri is the thought material that takes you to highest dimension and there is no substitute for Gayatri. There is no prayer with a more profound meaning. It provokes the[…]

Introduction To Gayatri Mantra (part 11)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Those who recite the Gayatri mantra are blessed with good vocabulary [jnana rasa]. Saraswati, who resides in the sweet words on the tongue [as Vak Devi]. In virtuous people, she is the atma as Atmalakshmi, illuminating their intellect. In sinners, she is Alakshmi [daridra]. In noble[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 10)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue From the moment of conception in the mother’s womb till the disposal of the body at the funeral pyre, every follower of Vedic philosophy depends and lives on the mantras. Gayathri Mantra was formed in the early Vedic times by Prajapati (whose other name is Vishwamitra).[…]

Gayatri Upasana is called Sandhya

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Gayatri Upasana is called Sandhya. Sandhya is sandhi in Sanskrit which means the “meeting point”. The connecting point between the eyebrows on the forehead is the bridge between the dhyu loka and para loka (heaven) – a bridge between the gross and subtle. Sandhya karma is[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 9)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue Gayatri is absolute and is the source of all knowledge. We can explore anything and everything with it, as it reveals secrets of the whole Universe. We call it Vedas. Gayatri is mother of Vedas (veda janani). Vedas contain the mantras or hymns. When you recite[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 8)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue The Vaktathva (speech principle), which is in a hidden form of cosmic music, has been given expression by Goddess Saraswathi with great love to humanity. Whenever the knowledgeable wise man, with his alert mind, purifies his speech with pure thoughts, then his friends understand what true[…]

Introduction To Gayathri Mantra (part 7)

Introduction to Gayatri … Continued from the previous issue The knowledgeable wise man – he who understands the deepest principles of speech, vaktatva – with his alert mind, and pure thoughts, through his very words, can convey the understanding of all hidden meanings to those who are able to listen. The first and foremost word[…]