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Surya Mantra: Significance and Practice
Surya Mantra helps us gain blessings from Lord Sun and provide us with details about the strong divine strength that Lord Sun possesses. Therefore, in order to gain Surya Mantra benefits, one must know its significance and the proper way to chant each of the Surya Mantras.
Surya Mantras are recited on a Ravivar or Sunday as this day is associated with Lord Sun. There are also various festivals like Chatt puja, Samba Dashami, Ratha Saptami and Pongal where Surya Mantra are used while offering water to Lord Surya by facing the Sun (Surya jal Arpan Mantra). Some people also find a friend in Lord Sun for the supreme energy it illuminates in the form of wisdom, satisfaction and prosperity. All these are the reasons why Sun is also known as Arka and Mitra. He is also called "Pratyaksha Daivam", meaning someone you can see every day and pray to.
Hence, Surya Mantra plays a significant role in connecting our souls to the energy which offers Lord Sun's blessings in the most powerful manner. These blessings help us prosper in health and in financial matters. That is why people also believe in the Surya mantra for success.
With repeating phrases of the Surya Mantra, you not only invoke Lord Surya's abundant favours but also enhance your discipline, focus and peace of mind. Moreover, chanting these Mantras teaches you discipline and also improves your breathing. Hence, your lungs and their proper functioning are ensured. Also, with regular chanting of Surya Mantra lyrics, you are more considerate of your health and inclined towards the right eating habits.
As Surya Dev is the one who is believed to run this entire universe, paying gratitude towards him through Mantras is the best form of reverence one can do. Lord Sun or Surya Dev is considered responsible for making life possible on Earth, so waking up every morning and saying Mantras for him and acknowledging him for the food we eat and the life we live becomes a must-do activity.
The complete benefits of the Surya Mantras are only assured when it is done with complete belief and trust in divine power. First of all, every word that you utter or pronounce in the Mantra must be understood because only then can it be felt. So, in order to completely distract your mind from all the negative thoughts and have peace, follow the process of the Mantra religiously.
First of all, as Lord Sun is associated with Sundays, make sure that you begin chanting the Surya Mantras from a Sunday in case you decide to recite it on a daily basis. Otherwise, reciting Surya Mantra every Sunday must serve your purpose, as you also need to do other planets' Mantras on different days.
Wake up an hour before Sunrise, take a bath, and as the Sun rises in the East, face the direction and start chanting your Surya Mantras. While chanting the mantras, a bunch of fresh flowers and lighting the incense stick can help maintain the flow of positive energy and shall keep your focus in the process. Moreover, Also, make a note of the number of times a specific Surya Mantra needs to be chanted as it is different for different Surya Mantra. Choose the Surya Mantra as per the guidance of the pandits and the need.
Significant Surya Mantra Types
There are various Surya Mantras that are chanted based on the purpose one needs to fulfil. However, each Surya Mantra is equally powerful and would give good results in all aspects no matter what Mantra you choose to recite. But once you choose them, their duration must be completed to get the full advantage.
Below is the list of different powerful Surya Mantras.
Surya Beej Mantra
Surya Beej Mantra contains powerful sounds called Beej sounds, dedicated to Lord Sun so that our prayers reach him with the utmost passion. This Mantra assures that his favours are being received in full strength. This is one of the most powerful Surya Mantra for success, health and prosperous family life.
This Mantra must be chanted during Sunrise facing the image of Surya Yantra. Complete reciting the below Surya Beej Mantra 4000 times in a duration of 40 days.
“Om Hraam Hreem Hraum Sah Suryay Namah”
Meaning:Calling Lord Surya with profound sounds to receive his utmost grace.
Benefits: Om hreem Suryaya Namaha benefits the natives in all aspects of life, be it health, career, money or family. It is believed to be instrumental in curing eye ailments and enhancing eyesight. Regular chanting of this Mantra also ensures great name and recognition. This Mantra contains a lot of healing powers and is best when used during any physical or mental illness. It also promotes unity and infuses confidence and determination in people.
Surya Dev Mantra
Surya Dev Mantra, a powerful mantra, has been helpful in eradicating all kinds of negative experiences that a person may witness and is also a contributor to dealing with depression or any sort of mental stress. People also get showered with abundant wealth and joy in the family. It is also known to cure all mental and physical and make you ready to face any kind of obstacle.
Chant this Mantra 3, 7, 9, 108, or 1008 times a day as per your capacities facing the East direction during the Sunrise. Below is the Surya Dev Mantra:
“Namah Suryaya Shantaya Sarvaroga Nivaarine,”
Ayurarogya Maisvairyam Dehi Devah Jagatpate”
Meaning: Dear Lord Sun, you are the ultimate healer and cure to all my problems. Please bless us with good health and prosperity.
Benefits: Chanting Surya Dev Mantra gives immense willpower and fearlessness to face any hurdle in life, no matter how big it is. This Mantra helps make your heart strong and prepares you to overcome any problem successfully. It only leads you towards the path of fulfilment, betterment and spirituality. Meditating in the name of the Lord Sun using Surya Dev Mantra is believed to illuminate our mind with intellect and soul with goodness.
Surya Namaskar Mantra
Surya Namaskar Mantra is a Mantra used during famous poses of the Surya Namaskar Yoga exercise. This Yoga already helps to keep our blood circulation in check and also makes us fit, and on top of that, if you add Mantras to it, it can't get better. This Mantra can be chanted along with constant inhaling and exhaling during the 12 asanas that help calm down the mind and the body.
Moreover, these 12 asanas or poses represent the complete cycle of the Sun, where the Sun's magnetic poles swap places every 12 and a half quarter years. Therefore, it helps us come in sync with the Sun's activities and let us have his blessings at the same time.Following is the list of 12 Surya Namaskar Mantra lyrics in English, which must be chanted 12 times while taking positions for all the 12 asanas each. It is best to be done during Sunrise facing the Sun. The list is given in order of the 12 positions. For example, the Mantra at number 1 is for the first asana or position; number 2 is for the second asana, and so on.
- "Aum Mitraya Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who is friendly with everyone.
- "Aum Ravayre Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who shines and radiates.
- "Aum Suryaya Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who eliminates darkness and brings action.
- "Aum Bhanave Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who is the brightest.
- "Aum Khagaya Namah "
Meaning: Pray to the one who impacts everything and travels in the sky.
- "Aum Pushne Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who provides nourishment like a mother nurtures a kid.
- "Aum Hiranyagarbhaya Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who is the source of the creation of the universe and golden in colour.
- "Aum Marichaye Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who can help us differentiate between what is real and unreal.
- "Aum Adityaya Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the son of Goddess Aditi, who represents abundance.
- "Aum Savitre Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who blesses us with creative energy and kindness.
- "Aum Arkaya Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who is the light to all things and the one and only healer.
- "Aum Bhaskaraya Namah"
Meaning: Pray to the one who offers wisdom and teaches us harmony.
Overall Benefits: Surya Namaskar Mantra are made to connect our mind and soul and make them walk together in unity while we are chanting it during performing all the 12 asanas that come under the Surya Namaskar. It is not only beneficial for the functioning of different body organs but also relaxes our mind from all the distractions and negativities. And as we acknowledge all the 12 years of the Sun cycle through the mantras, it helps us impress Lord Sun and receive its abundant blessings.
Surya Gayatri Mantra
Surya Gayatri Mantra helps in removing hindrances and negative impact of the Sun in an individual's horoscope. It is also known to bring positivity to the life of humans and remove all sorts of negative thoughts from their minds. It is also believed to be most impactful during a Solar eclipse.
Chanting this Mantra between 12th April and 23rd April is also considered auspicious. Below are the Surya Gayatri Mantra lyrics in English. Recite it 108 times during Sunrise facing the East direction.
There are three important Surya Gayatri Mantras. They are as follows:
Suryanarayan Mantra ( Below Surya Gayatri Mantra is also called by this name)
- “Om Bhaskaray Vidmahe Mahadutyathikaraya Dheemahi Tanah Surya Prachodayat”
Meaning: Let us pray to Lord Sun, the Bhaskara and think about the creator of the day, the Divakara and ask him to illuminate us with abundant intelligence.
- “Om Adityaya Vidmahe Martanday Dheemahi Tanah Surya Prachodayat”
Meaning: Let us focus our mind on the son of Goddess Aditi, the Sun, so that he blesses us with intellect.
- "Om Sapt Turangay Vidhmahe Sahasra Kirnay Dheemahi Tanno Ravi Prachodayat"
Meaning: Pray to Lord Surya, who is represented riding a chariot of seven horses like running the seven days of the week and whose numerous light rays touch Mother Earth.
Benefits: Chanting Surya Gayatri Mantra helps remove the negatives of the Solar eclipse. It takes care of your vision and enhances your eyesight. It also helps you to deal with mental illnesses like anxiety and depression. It provides strength to the body and mind. It also encourages us to spend some time in devotion to divine power. It is also a success Mantra which blesses you with a great career path.
Aditya Hrudhayam Mantra
Aditya Hrudhayam Mantra is a healing Mantra. The word "Hrudhayam" means "healer". Through this Mantra, you get to deal and heal with all your mental and physical discomforts. Moreover, you focus more on your success and growth both professionally and as a human being of good Karma.
The Mantra is written below. It must be chanted six times a day for 60 days daily during Sunrise facing the East direction from where the Sun rises.
“Aditya Hrudhaya Punyam Sarva Shatru Vinashanam
Jayaavaham Japenithyam Akshayam Paramam Shivam”
Meaning: Pray to Lord Sun, whose sacred heart has the power to destroy all enemies. Pay reverence to Aditya (the Sun God), who is eternally victorious and supreme.
Benefits: Chanting Aditya Hrudhayam Mantra has a lot of benefits. It helps keep away anger issues and ego clashes. It boosts our confidence in ourselves and, in turn, helps us achieve success in life with the application of the gained confidence and determination. It also keeps away negative feelings like jealousy and greed from the natives. Moreover, natives also become more inclined towards spirituality.
Surya Mantras are dedicated to Lord Surya or the planet Sun. The Sun is the supreme source of power and leads the movement of the planets. It is believed to bless us with abundant knowledge, success, fame and good health. Therefore, it becomes necessary to keep Lord Surya in our favour. And chanting Surya Mantra on a daily basis or at least on Sundays must be added to our lifestyle. After all, Sundays are considered auspicious days dedicated to Lord Sun.
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