Mantra for Studies
Om Sahana Vavatu, Sahanao Bhunaktu
Sahaveeryam Karvaa vahai
Tejaswee Naava Dheeta Mastu Ma Vidvishaa vahai
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti
The following Mantra is chanted before A Guru starts to teach his disciples.
Loosely translated it means:
I pray that You (God) help me teach.
You (God) help me (student) learn!
May our study be brilliant and may we not misunderstand!(and quarrel due to our
Om Peace, Peace, Peace!
Mantra to be chanted before you begin your studies:
Siddhir bhavatu me sadaa
My humble prostrations unto Thee, O Goddess Saraswati,
You are the fulfiller of all my wishes,
I start my studies, with the request that I achieve perfection in them.
(Submitted by Shyam Mishra)
Heavenly Hills of Tirupati
A Like in 'but'
Aa Like in 'Far'
Ai Like in 'hair'
Ey Like in Whey
I Like in 'Pin'
Oo Like in 'Shoot'
Oon 'n' has got a nasal sound.
U Like in 'Put'
believes that the sound of the word never gets ruined and that it has an
in Sanskrit open out from their seed (beej) form.
root is always a single syllable that contains one of the basic sounds a, I, u,
root or seed may create a word, yet the word will vibrate to its best, and gives
it tremendous power.
Vedic or the Sanskrit view gives more importance to the special sound it should
produce, than to the meaning of the spoken word.