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The Gayatri Mantra

Om Bhoor Bhuva Swaha
Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devaasya Dhimahim
Dhiyo-yo Naha Prachodayat
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

Notes

  • Om = Symbol for Para Brahman
  • Bhur = Bhu-Loka (Physical plane)
  • Bhuvaha = Antariksha-Loka (Astral Plane)
  • Swaha = Svarga=Loka (Celestial Plane)
  • Tat = That Transcendent, Paramatma
  • Savitur = Ishvara or Creator
  • Varenyam = Fit to be worshipped or adored
  • Bhargaha = Remover of Sins and Ignorance; Glory Effulgence.
  • Devasya = Resplendent; shining
  • Deemahi = I meditate
  • Dhiyah = Buddhis, intellects, understandings
  • Yah = Which, Who
  • Nah = Our
  • Prachodayat = Enlighten, guide.