Sanskrit Mantras

Why the last ‘Shanti’ of the mantra ‘Shanti Shanti Shanti’ ends at a higher note

I remember I was attending a Sanskrit mantra retreat in a beautiful ashram in Rishikesh, India, when someone asked this question: “Why the third ‘Shanti’ of the mantra ‘Shanti Shanti Shanti’ ends on a higher note than the others?” Well, I didn’t know the answer! Hear this audio and at the end of the mantra, …

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Tryambakam Yajamahe–Mrytunjyaya Sanskrit Mantra with Svara Marks

Undoubtedly, one of the favorite mantras of whoever ventures into the path of Sanskrit, mantra, spirituality, and Indian philosophy, for it ensures immortality and liberation from the ephemeral world. It propitiates the ‘Death Winner’ aspect of Lord Shiva and is famously known as ‘Maha Mrytunjyaya’ Mantra. I have tried to provide both Sanskrit and English …

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Durga Gayatri Mantra in English and Sanskrit with Swara marks

We provide the English and Sanskrit text of Durga Gayatri mantra with swara marks in English provided for easy pronunciation and chanting. In this mantra, three names of goddess are propitiated, namely, Katyayani, Kanyakumari and Durga. Below is the English translation of this mantra with swara marks.    

Garuda-Gayatri-Mantra

Garuda Gayatri in Sanskrit and English with Swara marks

We present the Sanskrit and English version of Garuda Gayatri with Swara marks for easy pronunciation. Garuda is the king of birds and is the revered vehicle of Lord Vishnu. Garuda is believed to carry the people to Vishnu-loka after their death. Below is the English version of this mantra with swara marks.

Vedic Sanskrit Mantra in English Transliteration form with Swara marks

This is an amazing mantra having the latent beauty of Mathematics in it. It says: “This is complete; that is complete; from complete comes complete. When we take complete from complete, only complete remains” Mathematically, it is infinity, which is of course another name of God! Pronunciation Guide and things to take care of: