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Gayathri Manthras

Gayathri Manthras

Compiled by P.R.Ramachander

Gayathri mantras are very powerful meditation aids to pray for grace of a particular God. Twenty six such Gayathri Manthras are given below. Hindus believe that chanting or meditating on these mantras has to be done only as per the teaching of the Guru.

Sri Ganesa Gayathri

1.Om Lambhodaraya vidmahe

Mahodaraya deemahi

Thanno danthi prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that god with broad paunch

Oh, God with a big belly, give me higher intellect,

And let the elephant faced one illuminate my mind.

2.Om Ekadanthaya vidmahe

Vakrathundaya dheemahi

Thanno danthi prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that one tusked God,

Oh, God with broken tusk, give me higher intellect,

And let the elephant faced one illuminate my mind.

3.Om Thatpurashaya vidhmahe

Vakrathundaya dheemahi

Thanno danthi prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that great male,

Oh, God with broken tusk, give me higher intellect,

And let the elephant faced one illuminate my mind.

Lord Shiva Gayathri

Om Tat Purushaya Vidhmahe
Mahadevaya Dheemahe
Thanno Rudra Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the great Purusha,

Oh, greatest God, give me higher intellect,

And let God Rudra illuminate my mind.

Narayana Gayathri Mantra

Om Narayanaya Vidhmahe
Vasudevaya Dheemahe
Thanno Vishnu Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on Lord Narayana,

Oh, Lord Vasudeva, give me higher intellect,

And let Lord Vishnu illuminate my mind.

Rama Gayathri Mantra

Om Daserathaya Vidhmahe
Sita Vallabhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Rama Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of Dasaratha,

Oh, consort of Sita, give me higher intellect,

And let God Rama illuminate my mind.

Krishna Gayathri Mantra

Om Dhamodharaya Vidhmahe
Rukmani Vallabhay Dheemahe
Thanno Krishna Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the god whose belly was tied by a rope,

Oh, consort of Rukhmani, give me higher intellect,

And let God Krishna illuminate my mind.

Venkateswara Gayathri Mantra

Nirnajanaya Vidmahe
Nirapasaya Dheemahe
Thanno Srinivasa Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the god who is eternal truth,

Oh, God who does not have attachments, give me higher intellect,

And let God Srinivasa illuminate my mind.

Narasimha Gayathri Mantra

Om Narasimhaya Vidmahe
Vajra Nakhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Narasimha Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the god who is the lion man,

Oh, God who has diamond claws, give me higher intellect,

And let God Narasimha illuminate my mind.

Hayagreeva Gayathri Mantra

Om Narasimhaya Vidmahe
Vajra Nakhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Narasimha Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the god of learning,

Oh, God who has a horse face, give me higher intellect,

And let God Hayagreeva illuminate my mind.

Sudharshana Gayathri Mantra

Om Sudharshanaya Vidmahe
Maha Jwalaya Dheemahe
Thanno Chakra Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the holy wheel of Sudharshana,

Oh, Wheel which has great brilliance, give me higher intellect,

And let the wheel illuminate my mind.

Brahma Gayathri Mantra

Om Chathur mukhaya Vidmahe
Hamasaroodaya Dheemahe
Thanno Brahma Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the God with four faces,

Oh, God who rides on the Swan, give me higher intellect,

And let the Lord Brahma illuminate my mind.

Subrahamanya Gayathri Mantra

Om That Purushaya Vidhmahe
Maha Senaya Dheemahe
Thanno Shanmuga Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that great male,

Oh, commander in chief, give me higher intellect,

And let the six faced one illuminate my mind.

Lakshmi Gayathri Mantra

Om Mahadevyaicha Vidhmahe
Vishnu Pathniyaicha Dheemahe
Thanno Lakshmi Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the greatest goddess,

Oh, wife of Lord Vishnu, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Lakshmi illuminate my mind.

Saraswathi Gayathri Mantra

Om Vakdeviyai cha Vidhmahe
Virinji Pathniyai cha Dheemahe
Thanno Vani Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the goddess of speech,

Oh, wife of Lord Brahma, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Vani illuminate my mind.

Durga Gayathri Mantra

Om Kathyayanaya Vidhmahe
Kanya Kumari cha Dheemahe
Thanno Durgaya Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the goddess who is daughter of Kathyayana,

Oh, maiden Goddess, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Durga illuminate my mind.

Radha Gayathri Mantra


Om Vrishabhanujaye Vidhmahe
Krishna priyaya Dheemahe
Thanno Radha Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the daughter of Vrishabhanu,

Oh, darling of Krishna, give me higher intellect,

And let Radha illuminate my mind.

Sita Gayathri Mantra

Om Janaka Nandinye Vidhmahe
Bhumijayai Dheemahe
Thanno Sita Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the daughter of Janaka

Oh, daughter of earth, give me higher intellect,

And let Sita illuminate my mind.

Devendra Gayathri Mantra

Om Sahasra nethrayeVidhmahe
Vajra hasthaya Dheemahe
Thanno Indra Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the thousand eyed one,

Oh, Lord with Vajra as weapon, give me higher intellect,

And let Indra illuminate my mind.

Hanuman Gayathri Mantra

Om Aanjaneya Vidhmahe
Maha balaya Dheemahe
Thanno Hanuman Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of Anjana,

Oh, Very strong one, give me higher intellect,

And let Hanuman illuminate my mind.

Aadithya Gayathri Mantra

Om Bhaskaraya Vidhmahe
Diva karaya Dheemahe
Thanno Surya Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the Sun God,

Oh, maker of the day, give me higher intellect,

And let Sun God illuminate my mind.

Chandra Gayathri Mantra

Om Kshira puthraya Vidhmahe
Amrithathvaya Dheemahe
Thanno Chandra Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of milk,

Oh, essence of nectar, give me higher intellect,

And let moon God illuminate my mind.

Yama Gayathri Mantra

Om Surya puthraya Vidhmahe
Maha Kalaya Dheemahe
Thanno Yama Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of Sun God,

Oh, great Lord of time, give me higher intellect,

And let God of death illuminate my mind.

Varuna Gayathri Mantra

Om Jala bimbhaya Vidhmahe
Nila Purushaya Dheemahe
Thanno Varuna Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the reflection of water,

Oh, person of ocean blue, give me higher intellect,

And let the God of water illuminate my mind.

Agni Gayathri Mantra

Om Maha jwalaya Vidhmahe
Agni devaya Dheemahe
Thanno Agni Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the great flame,

Oh, God of fire, give me higher intellect,

And let the Fire God illuminate my mind.

Prithvi Gayathri Mantra

Om Prithivi devyyaya Vidhmahe
Sahasra murthaye cha Dheemahe
Thanno Prithvi Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the goddess of earth,

Oh, Goddess who has thousand forms, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess earth illuminate my mind.

Manmatha Gayathri Mantra

Om Kama devaya Vidhmahe
Pushpa vanaya Dheemahe
Thanno Kama Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the God of love,

Oh, God who is the forest of flowers, give me higher intellect,

And let the God of love illuminate my mind.

Thulasi Gayathri Mantra

Om Thulasi devyai cha Vidhmahe
Vishnu priyayai cha Dheemahe
Thanno Brindah Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the Goddess of Ocimum,

Oh, Goddess who is dear to Vishnu, give me higher intellect,

And let Brindha* illuminate my mind.

* Another name for Thulasi plant

The compiler acknowledges web site of Stefen Knapp and Mailer India Web site for the original manthras.

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Gayathri Manthras

Gayathri Manthras

Compiled by P.R.Ramachander

Gayathri mantras are very powerful meditation aids to pray for grace of a particular God. Twenty six such Gayathri Manthras are given below. Hindus believe that chanting or meditating on these mantras has to be done only as per the teaching of the Guru.

Sri Ganesa Gayathri

1.Om Lambhodaraya vidmahe

Mahodaraya deemahi

Thanno danthi prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that god with broad paunch

Oh, God with a big belly, give me higher intellect,

And let the elephant faced one illuminate my mind.

2.Om Ekadanthaya vidmahe

Vakrathundaya dheemahi

Thanno danthi prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that one tusked God,

Oh, God with broken tusk, give me higher intellect,

And let the elephant faced one illuminate my mind.

3.Om Thatpurashaya vidhmahe

Vakrathundaya dheemahi

Thanno danthi prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that great male,

Oh, God with broken tusk, give me higher intellect,

And let the elephant faced one illuminate my mind.

Lord Shiva Gayathri

Om Tat Purushaya Vidhmahe
Mahadevaya Dheemahe
Thanno Rudra Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the great Purusha,

Oh, greatest God, give me higher intellect,

And let God Rudra illuminate my mind.

Narayana Gayathri Mantra

Om Narayanaya Vidhmahe
Vasudevaya Dheemahe
Thanno Vishnu Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on Lord Narayana,

Oh, Lord Vasudeva, give me higher intellect,

And let Lord Vishnu illuminate my mind.

Rama Gayathri Mantra

Om Daserathaya Vidhmahe
Sita Vallabhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Rama Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of Dasaratha,

Oh, consort of Sita, give me higher intellect,

And let God Rama illuminate my mind.

Krishna Gayathri Mantra

Om Dhamodharaya Vidhmahe
Rukmani Vallabhay Dheemahe
Thanno Krishna Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the god whose belly was tied by a rope,

Oh, consort of Rukhmani, give me higher intellect,

And let God Krishna illuminate my mind.

Venkateswara Gayathri Mantra

Nirnajanaya Vidmahe
Nirapasaya Dheemahe
Thanno Srinivasa Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the god who is eternal truth,

Oh, God who does not have attachments, give me higher intellect,

And let God Srinivasa illuminate my mind.

Narasimha Gayathri Mantra

Om Narasimhaya Vidmahe
Vajra Nakhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Narasimha Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the god who is the lion man,

Oh, God who has diamond claws, give me higher intellect,

And let God Narasimha illuminate my mind.

Hayagreeva Gayathri Mantra

Om Narasimhaya Vidmahe
Vajra Nakhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Narasimha Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on the god of learning,

Oh, God who has a horse face, give me higher intellect,

And let God Hayagreeva illuminate my mind.

Sudharshana Gayathri Mantra

Om Sudharshanaya Vidmahe
Maha Jwalaya Dheemahe
Thanno Chakra Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the holy wheel of Sudharshana,

Oh, Wheel which has great brilliance, give me higher intellect,

And let the wheel illuminate my mind.

Brahma Gayathri Mantra

Om Chathur mukhaya Vidmahe
Hamasaroodaya Dheemahe
Thanno Brahma Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the God with four faces,

Oh, God who rides on the Swan, give me higher intellect,

And let the Lord Brahma illuminate my mind.

Subrahamanya Gayathri Mantra

Om That Purushaya Vidhmahe
Maha Senaya Dheemahe
Thanno Shanmuga Prachodayath.

Om, Let me meditate on that great male,

Oh, commander in chief, give me higher intellect,

And let the six faced one illuminate my mind.

Lakshmi Gayathri Mantra

Om Mahadevyaicha Vidhmahe
Vishnu Pathniyaicha Dheemahe
Thanno Lakshmi Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the greatest goddess,

Oh, wife of Lord Vishnu, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Lakshmi illuminate my mind.

Saraswathi Gayathri Mantra

Om Vakdeviyai cha Vidhmahe
Virinji Pathniyai cha Dheemahe
Thanno Vani Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the goddess of speech,

Oh, wife of Lord Brahma, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Vani illuminate my mind.

Durga Gayathri Mantra

Om Kathyayanaya Vidhmahe
Kanya Kumari cha Dheemahe
Thanno Durgaya Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the goddess who is daughter of Kathyayana,

Oh, maiden Goddess, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess Durga illuminate my mind.

Radha Gayathri Mantra


Om Vrishabhanujaye Vidhmahe
Krishna priyaya Dheemahe
Thanno Radha Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the daughter of Vrishabhanu,

Oh, darling of Krishna, give me higher intellect,

And let Radha illuminate my mind.

Sita Gayathri Mantra

Om Janaka Nandinye Vidhmahe
Bhumijayai Dheemahe
Thanno Sita Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the daughter of Janaka

Oh, daughter of earth, give me higher intellect,

And let Sita illuminate my mind.

Devendra Gayathri Mantra

Om Sahasra nethrayeVidhmahe
Vajra hasthaya Dheemahe
Thanno Indra Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the thousand eyed one,

Oh, Lord with Vajra as weapon, give me higher intellect,

And let Indra illuminate my mind.

Hanuman Gayathri Mantra

Om Aanjaneya Vidhmahe
Maha balaya Dheemahe
Thanno Hanuman Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of Anjana,

Oh, Very strong one, give me higher intellect,

And let Hanuman illuminate my mind.

Aadithya Gayathri Mantra

Om Bhaskaraya Vidhmahe
Diva karaya Dheemahe
Thanno Surya Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the Sun God,

Oh, maker of the day, give me higher intellect,

And let Sun God illuminate my mind.

Chandra Gayathri Mantra

Om Kshira puthraya Vidhmahe
Amrithathvaya Dheemahe
Thanno Chandra Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of milk,

Oh, essence of nectar, give me higher intellect,

And let moon God illuminate my mind.

Yama Gayathri Mantra

Om Surya puthraya Vidhmahe
Maha Kalaya Dheemahe
Thanno Yama Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the son of Sun God,

Oh, great Lord of time, give me higher intellect,

And let God of death illuminate my mind.

Varuna Gayathri Mantra

Om Jala bimbhaya Vidhmahe
Nila Purushaya Dheemahe
Thanno Varuna Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the reflection of water,

Oh, person of ocean blue, give me higher intellect,

And let the God of water illuminate my mind.

Agni Gayathri Mantra

Om Maha jwalaya Vidhmahe
Agni devaya Dheemahe
Thanno Agni Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the great flame,

Oh, God of fire, give me higher intellect,

And let the Fire God illuminate my mind.

Prithvi Gayathri Mantra

Om Prithivi devyyaya Vidhmahe
Sahasra murthaye cha Dheemahe
Thanno Prithvi Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the goddess of earth,

Oh, Goddess who has thousand forms, give me higher intellect,

And let Goddess earth illuminate my mind.

Manmatha Gayathri Mantra

Om Kama devaya Vidhmahe
Pushpa vanaya Dheemahe
Thanno Kama Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the God of love,

Oh, God who is the forest of flowers, give me higher intellect,

And let the God of love illuminate my mind.

Thulasi Gayathri Mantra

Om Thulasi devyai cha Vidhmahe
Vishnu priyayai cha Dheemahe
Thanno Brindah Prachodayath .

Om, Let me meditate on the Goddess of Ocimum,

Oh, Goddess who is dear to Vishnu, give me higher intellect,

And let Brindha* illuminate my mind.

* Another name for Thulasi plant

The compiler acknowledges web site of Stefen Knapp and Mailer India Web site for the original manthras.

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