Om Bhur bhuvah svahah
Tat savitur varenyam
Bhargo devasya dheemahi
Dheeyo yo nah prachodayat
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

Just like the Sun annihilates darkness, so does the Gayatri Mantra destroy ignorance. The Gayatri Mantra invokes the power and radiance of the Sun to energize all earthly life, to destroy our sins and to reveal the Supreme Self to us.
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Asatho Ma Sath Gamaya
Thamaso Ma Jyothir Gamaya
Mrithyur-Ma Amritham Gamaya
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

Lead me from the unreal to the real,
from darkness to light,
from death to immortality.
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

May all be happy in the world
May everybody see the Lord in everyone
May the flame of love burn in our minds
May everyone ever live in harmony
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Purnamadah purnamidam
Purnat purnamudacyate
Purnasya purnamadaya
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

That is perfect
This is perfect
From the perfect springs the perfect
If the perfect is taken from the perfect, the perfect remains
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Sarvesam svastirbhavatu
Sarvesam santirbhavatu
Sarvesam purnambhavatu
Sarvesam mangalambhavatu
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

May perfection prevail on all
May peace prevail on all
May contentment prevail on all
May auspiciousness prevail on all
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Saha navavatu
Saha nau bhunaktu
Saha viryam karavavahai
Tejasvi navadhitamastu
Ma vidvisavahai
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

May both of us together be protected
May both of us together be nourished
May we work together with great energy
May our study together be brilliant and effective
May we not hate or dispute with each other
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Sri Gurubhyo Namah
Hari Om

Om Salutations to all the Gurus (teachers)

Om Yogena Cittasya Padena Vacam
Malam Sarirasya Ca Vaidyakena
Yopakarottam Pravaram Muninam
Patanjalim Pranajaliranatosmi
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi

Let us bow before the noble sage Patanjali
who gave yoga for quietening the mind
grammar for clarity of speech and
ayurveda for health of the body.
Om peace, peace, peace.

Om Svashti Praja Bhyah Pari Pala Yantam
Nya Yena Margena Mahi Mahishaha
Go Bramanebhyaha Shubamastu Nityam
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu Om

Om. May all be well with mankind. May the leaders of the Earth protect in every way by keeping to the right path. May there be goodness for those who know the earth to be sacred. May all the world be happy. May the rains fall on time and may the earth yield its produce in abundance. May this country be free from disturbance and may the righteous be free from fear. Om

Om Vande Gurunam Charanaravinde
Sandarshita Svatma Sukhava Bodhe
Nishreyase Jangalikayamane
Samsara Hala Hala Mohashantyai
Abahu Purushakaram
Shankachakrasi Dharinam
Sahasra Shirasam Shvetam
Pranamami Patanjalim Om

Om I pray to the lotus feet of the Guru, who is the healer, teaching the knowledge of Self awakening and great happiness, removing the delusion of conditioned existence. To the sage Patanjali; who is the refuge, holding in his hands infinite time (a wheel of fire), divine sound (a conch), and the capacity for appropriate judgment and action (the sword of discrimination) To him, I prostrate. Om

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