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Gayatri Mantra

Om bhur bhuvah svah
Om tát savitúr váreṇyaṃ
Bhárgo devásya dhīmahi
Dhíyo yó naḥ pracodáyāt
Om

Basic Translation :

• We contemplate the glory of Light illuminating the three worlds: gross, subtle, and causal. • I am that vivifying power, love, radiant illumination, and divine grace of universal intelligence. • We pray for the divine light to illuminate our minds.

Individual Translation :

• Om: The primeval sound
• Bhur: the physical world
• Bhuvah: the mental world
• Suvah: the celestial, spiritual world

• Thath: That; God; transcendental Paramatma
• Savithur: the Sun, Creator, Preserver
• Varenyam: most adorable, enchanting

• Bhargo: luster, effulgence
• Devasya: resplendent,supreme Lord
• Dheemahi: we meditate upon
• Dhiyo: the intellect,understanding
• Yo: May this light
• Nah: our
• Prachodayath: enlighten,guide,inspire