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Gayatri Mantra Meaning in English| Meaning of Gayatri Mantra

One of the most prominent of such mantras is the celebrated Gayatri Mantra.There is nothing more joyful in world than diving into the essence of any Vedic mantra. And when the untrained mind returns back to the mundane world it finds life much of meaningful and purposeful. 

Meaning of Gayatri Mantra

We meditate on the glory of God, who created this world, who is worshipable, who is the storehouse of knowledge, who is the remover of sins and ignorance may he show us the light and lead us on the path of truth.

Let's try to understand Meaning of Gayatri Mantra as it is stated in Yajurveda 36.3:
Aum Bhuh Bhuvah Svah Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi Dhiyo Yo nah Prachodayat

Literal Meaning of Gayatri Mantra in English

Om:              The Original sound;
Bhur:            The physical body;
Bhuvah:       The life force
Suvah:          The soul/spiritual nation;
Tat:               God;
Savitur:        The Sun, (source of all life);
Vareñyam:   Adore;
Bhargo:        Effulgence (divine light);
Devasya:      Superior Lord;
Dhīmahi:      Meditate;
Dhiyo:           The intellect;
Yo:                 May this light;
Nah:              Our;
Prachodayāt:Illumine/inspire

Overall Meaning of Gayatri Mantra by Various Guru's
Swami Vivekananda -“We meditate on the glory of that Being who has produced this universe; may He enlighten our minds.”
Pandit Sree Ram Sharma –“ Om , the Brahman , the Universal Divine Energy , vital spiritual energy (Pran), the essence of our life existence, Positivity , destroyer of sufferings , the happiness , that is bright, luminous like the Sun , best, destroyer of evil thoughts , the divinity who grants happiness may imbibe its Divinity and Brilliance within us which may purify us and guide our righteous wisdom on the right path.”
Sir William Jones : “Let us adore the supremacy of that divine sun, the god-head who illuminates all, who recreates all, from whom all proceed, to whom all must return, whom we invoke to direct our understandings aright in our progress toward his holy seat.”
Swami Sivananada: “Let us meditate on Isvara and His Glory who has created the Universe, who is fit to be worshiped, who is the remover of all sins and ignorance. May he enlighten our intellect.”
Meaning In Hindi
Gayatri Mantra Meaning in English
इस मंत्र का मतलब है - हे प्रभु, क्रिपा करके हमारी बुद्धि को उजाला प्रदान कीजिये और हमें धर्म का सही रास्ता दिखाईये. यह मंत्र सूर्य देवता के लिये प्रार्थना रूप से भी माना जाता है.
The meaning of this mantra is - O Lord, provide light to our intellect by creasing and show us the right path of religion. This mantra is also considered as a prayer for the Sun God.

Benefits of Gayatri Mantra in English

•It helps to increases concentration.
•It brings prosperity.
•It enhances eternal power.
•Provide Peace of Mind
•It strengthens the mind
•It improves the rhythmic pattern of breathing.
•It keeps our hearts healthy

Vedic mantras are like ocean of knowledge more you dwell into it, more you feel liberated, more you get that feeling of serendipity, that feeling of bliss and Joy.And that's what chanting of Gayatri Mantra makes us feel of that in our day to today life.

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