Surya Mantra and Surya Namaskaram

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In Astrology, the Sun, represents our conscious mind and in Hinduism, the Sun God worship considered very sacred. “Surya Namaskaram” is a special bowing method to express salutation to the Sun God (Surya Deva).

 

Surya Namaskaram and mantras to chant, while doing the Sun Salutation sequence are as follows:

 

a. Sun Salutation Pose: Pranamasana (Prayer pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Mitraaya Namaha

Meaning: Who is friendly to all

 

b. Sun Salutation Pose: Hastauttanasana (Raised arms pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Ravaye Namaha

Meaning: The radiant one

 

c. Sun Salutation Pose: Hasta Padasana (Hand to foot pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Suryaya Namaha

Meaning: Who is the dispeller of darkness and responsible for bringing activity

 

d. Sun Salutation Pose: Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Bhaanave Namaha

Meaning: One who illumines

 

e. Sun Salutation Pose: Dandasana (Stick pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Khagaya Namaha

Meaning: Who is all-pervading, one who moves through the sky

 

f. Sun Salutation Pose: Ashtanga Namaskara (Salute with eight parts or points)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Pooshne Namaha

Meaning: Giver of nourishment and fulfillment

 

g. Sun Salutation Pose: Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Hiranyagarbhaaya Namaha

Meaning: Who has golden color brilliance

 

h. Sun Salutation Pose: Parvatasana (Mountain pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Mareechaye Namaha

Meaning: The giver of light with infinite number of rays

 

i. Sun Salutation Pose: Ashwa Sanchalanasana (Equestrian pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Aadityaaya Namaha

Meaning: The son of Aditi – the cosmic divine Mother

 

j. Sun Salutation Pose: Hasta Padasana (Hand to foot pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Savitre Namaha

Meaning: One who is responsible for life

 

k. Sun Salutation Pose: Hastauttanasana (Raised arms pose)

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Aarkaaya Namaha

Meaning: Worthy of praise and glory

 

l. Sun Salutation Pose: Tadasana

Sun Salutation Mantra: Om Bhaaskaraya Namaha

Meaning: Giver of wisdom and cosmic illumination

 

Here are some of the most popular mantras to gain blessings from the Sun God

 

1. Aditya Gayatri Mantra – This mantra will help to improve your situation.

Om Bhaskaraya Vidhmahe

Diva karaya Dheemahe

Thanno Surya Prachodayath

Meaning: Om, Let me meditate on the Sun God, Oh, maker of the day, give me higher intellect, And let Sun God illuminate my mind.

 

2. Surya Mantra to relieve you from headache- This mantra is believed to provide comfort for those persons, who are suffering from the intense pain of headache. Lie down on a comfortable place and concentrate your mind on the place where you feel the pain and chant this simple mantra for 10 minutes.

Om Karyaaya Namah

3. Aditya Hrudayam Mantra- This mantra can be used to thank Surya Dev, if you cannot find enough time to practice “Surya Namaskaram”.

Aadhitya Hrudhaya Punyam

Sarva Sathru Vinaasanam

Jayaavaham Jabe nithyam

Akshayam Paramam Shivam

4. Lord Surya Mantra -

Namah Suryaya Shantaya Sarvaroga Nivaarine

Ayu rarogya maisvairyam dehi devah jagatpate

 

Meaning:  O! Lord Surya, ruler of the universe, you are the remover of all diseases, the repository of peace. I bow to you and please bless your devotees with long life, health, and wealth.

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5. Aditya Hrudhayam:  This mantra appears in Ramayana and was dictated by Sage Agasthiya to Lord Rama in the battlefield. The word ‘Hridaya’ means that which is especially nourishing and healing for the heart or heart of Aditya. The word hridayam refers to the One who is shining or dwelling in the heart. Aditya is derived from “ad” meaning “to enjoy” or to perceive all sense objects like sound, touch, form, taste, and smell, after entering the heart.

 

 

1. Thatho yuddha parishraantam samare chintayaa sthitam

Raavanam chaagrato drishtvaa yuddhaaya samupasthitam

 

2. Daivataishcha samaagamya drashtu mabhyaagato ranam

Upaagamyaabraveed raamam agastyo bhagavaan rishihee

 

3. Raama Raama mahaa baaho shrunu guhyam sanaatanam

Yena sarvaanareen vatsa samare vijayishyasi

 

4. Aaditya Hridayam punyam sarva shatru vinaashanam

Jayaavaham japennityam akshayyam paramam shivam

5. Sarva mangala maangalyam sarva paapa pranaashanam

Chintaa shoka prashamanam ayur vardhanamuttamam

 

6. Rashmi mantam samudyantam devaasura namaskritam

Poojayasva vivasvantam bhaaskaram bhuvaneshvaram

 

7. Sarva devaatmako hyeshaha tejasvee rashmi bhaavanaha

Esha devaasura ganaan lokaan paati gabhastibhih

 

8. Esha brahmaa cha vishnuscha shivah skandah prajaapatih

Mahendro dhanadah kaalo yamassomo hyappam patih

 

9. Pitaro vasavassaadhyaa hyashvinou maruto manuh

Vaayur vahnih prajaah praana ritukartaa prabhaakaraha

 

10. Aadityassavitaa sooryah khagah pooshaa gabhastimaan

Suvarna sadrisho bhaanur hiranyaretaa divaakaraha

 

11. Haridashwah sahasraarchih sapta saptir mareechimaan

Timironmathanah shambhuh stvashtaa maartanda amshumaan

 

12. Hiranya garbhah shishirah tapano bhaaskaro ravih

Agni garbhoditeh putrah shankhah shishira naashanah

 

 

13. Vyoma naathah stamo bhedee rig yajussaama paaragah

Ghana vrishti rapaam mitro vindhya veethee plavagamah

 

14. Aatapee mandalee mrityuh pingalah sarva taapanah

Kavir vishwo mahaa tejaa raktassarva bhavod bhavah

 

15. Nakshatra graha taaraanaam adhipo vishva bhaavanah

Tejasaamapi tejasvee dvaadashaatman namostute

 

16. Namah poorvaaya giraye paschimaayaadraye namah

Jyotirganaanaam pataye dinaadhipataye namaha

 

17. Jayaaya jaya bhadraaya haryashvaaya namo namaha

Namo namah sahasraamsho aadityaaya namo namaha

 

18. Nama ugraaya veeraaya saarangaaya namo namaha

Namah padma prabodhaaya maartaandaaya namo namaha

 

19. Brahmeshaanaachyuteshaaya sooryaayaaditya varchase

Bhaasvate sarva bhakshaaya roudraaya vapushe namah

 

20. Tamoghnaaya himaghnaaya shatrughnaaya mitaatmane

Kritaghaghnaaya devaaya jyotishaam pataye namaha

 

21. Tapta chaameekaraabhaaya vahnaye vishwa karmane

Namastamobhi nighnaaya ruchaye loka saakshine

 

22. Naashayatyesha vai bhootam tadeva srijati prabhuh

Paayatyesha tapatyesha varshatyesha gabhastibhih

 

23. Esha supteshu jaagarti bhooteshu pari nishthitah

Esha chaivaagni hotrancha phalam chivaagni hotrinaam

 

24. Vedaashcha kratavashchaiva kratoonaam phalameva cha

Yaani krityaani lokeshu sarva esha ravih prabhuh

 

25. Enam aapatsu krichchreshu kaantaareshu bhayeshu cha

Keertayan purushah kashchin naavaseedati raaghava

 

26. Poojayasvaina mekaagro deva devam jagatpatim

Etat trigunitam japtvaa yuddheshu vijayishyasi

 

27. Asmin kshane mahaa baaho raavanam tvam vadhishyasi

Evamuktvaa tadaagastyo jagaama cha yathaagatam

 

28. Etachchrutvaa mahaa tejaa nashta shoko bhavattadaa

Dhaarayaamaasa supreeto raghavah prayataatmavaan

 

29. Aadityam prekshya japtvaa tu param harshamavaaptavaan

Triraachamya shuchir bhootvaa dhanu raadaaya veeryavaan

 

30. Raavanam prekshya hirshtaatmaa yuddhaaya samupaagamatu

Sarva yatnena mahataa vadhe tasya dhrito bhavatu

 

Atha ravi ravadannirikshya raamam

mudita manaah paramam prahrishyamaanah

Nishi chara pati samkshayam viditvaa

suragana madhyagato vachastvareti