Mantras are sacred sounds, syllables, or phrases that have been used for centuries as a tool for meditation, healing, and spiritual growth in many cultures, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. In Hinduism, mantras are believed to be powerful tools for connecting with the divine and invoking spiritual energy. Ancient mantras, such as the Gayatri Mantra, the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, and the Om Mantra, are still widely recited today and are considered to be among the most powerful mantras in Hinduism. These mantras are believed to have originated thousands of years ago, and their recitation is believed to have healing and transformative powers. Buddhism also has a rich tradition of using mantras as a spiritual practice. The most famous mantra in Buddhism is the Om Mani Padme Hum mantra, which is believed to be the embodiment of the compassionate energy of the Buddha. Jainism also has its own mantras, which are believed to have the power to connect the practitioner with the divine and to transform their consciousness. The Navkar Mantra is one of the most important mantras in Jainism, and it is recited daily by many Jains as part of their spiritual practice. Overall, ancient mantras are considered to be powerful tools for spiritual growth and transformation, and they continue to be an important part of many spiritual traditions today.
ऊँ प्रातरग्निं प्रातरिन्द्रं हवामहे प्रातर्मित्रा वरुणा प्रातरश्विना ।
प्रातर्भगं पूषणं ब्रह्मणस्पतिं प्रातस्सोममुत रुद्रँ हुवेम ॥१॥
At dawn we invoke Fire God (Agni), Indra , Sun god(Mithra) ,
God of rain(Varuna) and the two Aswini kumaras(Doctors)
At dawn we invoke Bhaga(God of fortune), poosha(God of way),
Brahmanaspathi (Teacher of devas) , Soma( moon God) and Rudra(God of anger).
प्रातर्जितं भगमुग्रँ हुवेम वयं पुत्रमदितेर्यो विधर्ता ।
आद्ध्रश्चिद्यं मन्यमानस्तुरश्चिद्राजा चिद्यंभगं भक्षीत्याह॥२॥
In the morning we make as our own Bhaga, who is the son of Adhithi and a great supporter, And therefor even the gods who appear to be great are making Bhaga their own.
भग प्रणेतर्भगसत्यराधो भगेमां धियमुदवददन्नः।
भगप्रणो जनय गोभि-रश्वैर्भगप्रनृभि-र्नृवन्तस्स्याम ॥३॥
Oh Bhaga , cross our way, Oh Bhaga who gives true gifts, continue giving your gifts,
Oh Bhaga add cows and horses to our store, Oh Bhaga bestow on us men and kings.
उतेदानीं भगवन्तस्यामोत प्रपित्व उत मध्ये अह्नाम्।
उतोदिता मघवन् सूर्यस्य वयं देवानाँ सुमतौ स्याम ॥४॥
Make us one with wealth/luck and when light breaks and at noon,
And even at sunset , let us be under the good grace of the gods.
भग एव भगवाँ अस्तु देवास्तेन वयं भगवन्तस्स्याम।
तं त्वा भग सर्व इज्जोहवीमि सनो भग पुर एता भवेह॥५॥
Let Bhaga be the one who gives me wealth/luck , and Oh Gods, make us lucky,
Oh Bhaga we pray you with all our mind, that you bhaga be our leader here.
समध्वरायोषसोऽनमन्त दधिक्रावेव शुचये पदाय।
अर्वाचीनं वसुविदं भगन्नो रथमिवाश्वावाजिन आवहन्तु॥६॥
Let due to our worship at dawn , make them come to a pure place like Dadikravan,
Similar to strong horses leading the chariot , let Bhaga turn towards us the essence of riches
अश्वावतीर्गोमतीर्नउषासो वीरवतीस्सदमुच्छन्तु भद्राः।
घृतं दुहाना विश्वतः प्रपीनायूयं पात स्वस्तिभिस्सदा नः॥७॥
Let the dawns be with us ,always safely with horses, cattle and heroes,
Milking the world with plenty and look after us ,Oh God with blessings.
यो माऽग्नेभागिनँ सन्तमथाभागं चिकीर्षति।
अभागमग्ने तं कुरु मामग्ने भागिनं कुरु ॥८॥
Oh Fire , the participating saints have offered the present offering
Oh fire let that portion be made that of the participators.
ऊँ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः
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