Benefits Of Chanting Sūrya-Gāyatrī-Mantra

oṁ ādityāya vidmahe | mārtāṇḍāya dhīmahi | tannaḥ sūryaḥ pracodayāt|

ॐ आदित्याय विदमहे मार्तान्डाया धीमहि तन्न: सूर्य: प्रचोदयात |

The Sun is an essential natural component in Vedic tradition. The Sun, Sūrya, is often described as the soul of the existence, eye of the universe, representing the life-force on the earth. According to Hindu Astrology, the planet Sun is recognised for its power, strength, and majesty and is the chief of the Navagraha, an important element.

This Sūrya-gāyatrī-mantra is one of the many Śākhā-gāyatrī-mantra-s and is dedicated and to the Sun.

Meaning Of Sūrya-gāyatrī-mantra:

By chanting the Sūrya-gāyatrī-mantra, you are honouring and praising the one who sustains the earth by showering his healing rays, and you seek the blessings of the Sun.

Benefits Of Chanting Sūrya-gāyatrī-mantra

1.Listening and reciting this mantra helps you calm your soul and sense divine presence within.
2.Helps you reduce the negative energies in your mind and body.
3.Helps alleviate all diseases and provides physical and mental strength.
4.Brings overall well-being and happiness.

Who Can And When Should One Recite Sūrya-gāyatrī-mantra?

Regardless of age and gender, anyone can chant this mantra and the best time to recite this mantra is the auspicious period of Brahma Muhurtha (1 hour 30 minutes before the sunrise). It is even better to offer water in a copper utensil to the Sun and then recite these chants.

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Dr Kausthub Desikachar

Dr Kausthub Desikachar

Dr. Kausthub Desikachar is the successor and current lineage holder of the classical Viniyoga tradition of T Krishnamacharya & TKV Desikachar. He is an acclaimed yoga teacher, yoga therapist, healer and spiritual adviser. He is also an avid photographer, inspirational writer and poet.

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