Ganesh Gayatri Mantra - गणेश गायत्री मन्त्रः
Om ekadantāja vidmahe
We dedicate our thoughts to the Lord with one tusk. We think about him, the one who has a curved trunk. Let us be led on the right track by the one with one Tusk.
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra - महामृत्युंजय मन्त्र
mṛtjormukšīja mā ∫ mṛitāt ॥
|OM we bow down to and worship Thee, the Three-eyed, Shiva. Thou art the sweet scent of life that nourishes and strengthens us. As the ripe melon, at the right time, frees itself from the stalk (with the help of a gardener), free us from attachment and death, and grant us liberation and immortality.|
Mrityunjaya Maha Mantra is a verse from the Rig Veda (RV 7:59:12), and is mentioned in the Yajur Veda under the title "Shri Rudra Prashnaha" (Sri Rudra's question) from Taittiriya Upanishad. This mantra can also be found in many other scriptures. Maha in Sanskrit means big, mrityu means death, and jaya is victory. Mrityunjaya Maha Mantra leads to immortality, victory over death through moksha (liberation from the cycle of birth and death). Therefore, it is also known as "moksha mantra". On the way to the ultimate freedom (moksha), this mantra removes fear of death, obstacles in life, and protects us.
Karpura Gauram Mantra - कर्पूरगौरं मन्त्रः
KARPURA GAURAM KARUNĀVATĀRAM |
SAMSĀRA-SĀRAM BHUĐAGENDRA-HĀRAM ||
SADA VASANTAM HRiDAJĀRAVINDE |
BHAVAM BHAVĀNI SAHITAM NAMAMI II
कर्पूरगौरं करुणावतारम् |
संसारसारं भुजगेन्द्रहारम् ||
सदा वसन्तं हृदयारविन्दे |
भवं भवानि सहितं नमामि ||
As pure white as camphor, the incarnation of compassion, the essence of the existence of the world, whose garland is the serpent king. The one who is always residing in the lotus of the heart. Shiva and Shakti, I bow down to You both.