<p>The Importance of Gayatri Mantra
"Om Bhoor bhuvaya Swaha Tatsa vitur varenyam;
Bhargo devasya dheemahi dhiyo yonah prachodayaat."
The Gayatri Mantra is one of the most cherished ancient mantras from the Rigveda written in
Sanskrit around 2500-3500 years ago. It is a prayer directed towards the supreme God. For
centuries, this prayer was kept a secret and was accessible only to a specific group of
Brahmins of the Hindu community. Today, Gayatri Mantra is chanted by people from all
across the world.
The payer is translated as:
"Let us meditate towards the supreme Lord and His Glory who has created the
Universe, who is fit to be worshipped, who is the remover of all sins and ignorance. May
he enlighten our intellect."
Chanting Gayatri Mantra gradually illuminates our intellect. This prayer is known for its
immense spiritual benefits and is known to put a positive effect on the overall psychology and
well-being of a person. Following are a few reasons why Gayatri Mantra is good for you:
Provides peace of mind
The Gayatri Mantra starts with OM, a well known logic sound associated with relaxation.
This sound initiates a vibration from lips to tongue to all through the back of your throat and
skull, thereby calming down your mind and releasing relaxing hormones by your body.
A continuous chanting of the Gayatri Mantra creates a resonance around the cerebral
region of your skull, which stimulates the Hypothalamus, a gland responsible for
secreting happy hormones. Thus, the happier you become, the stronger becomes your
It has been revealed after many studies that people who chanted the Gayatri Mantra on a
regular basis have greater concentration and memory. The reason behind this has been
suggested that this mantra activates the various Chakras presents on our face and head,
which are associated with the glands responsible for improving memory and
Strengthens heart & respiratory system