It is a scientific fact that the celestial bodies have great impact to Earth and it’s inhabitants. The sun and moon both influence the tides of the ocean, and the Farmer’s Almanac reveals when is a good time to seed or plow based on these celestial influences. Heck, even U.S. surgeons are reporting from scientific studies that patients undergoing heart surgery have a lower death rate if they’re operated on during the waning moon! That’s pretty powerful evidence, right there.
So the sun will go into Leo on August 16th and stay there until September 15th and this is supposed to be a big deal. It is said, that chanting the Gayathri Mantra 108 times each of these days (or any day) can bring about great change in one’s life. A mantra is a sound or vibration used to assist in achieving deep states of meditation. The Gayathri Mantra is believed to be one of the oldest and most powerful of Sanskrit mantras, thought to “rescue the chanter from all adverse situations that may lead to mortality”.
Gayathri Mantra in Sanskrit:
Bhuh Bhuvah Svah
Tat Savitur Varenyam
Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi
Dhiyo Yo nah Prachodayat
~ The Rig Veda (10:16:3)
General Meaning of Gayatri Mantra
“We meditate upon the spiritual Light of that adorable supreme divine reality Who is the Source of the physical, the astral and the heavenly spheres of existence.May that Supreme Divine Being (God or Spirit) enlighten our intellect, so that we may realize the supreme truth.”
“O thou existence Absolute, Creator of the three dimensions, we contemplate upon thy divine light. May He stimulate our intellect and bestow upon us true knowledge.”
“O Divine mother, our hearts are filled with darkness. Please make this darkness distant from us and promote illumination within us.”
Syllable Translation of Gayathri Mantra
Om: Universal Self or Spirit
Bhur: The Physical plane
Bhuvah: The Astral plane
Svaha: The Celestial plane
Tat: Ultimate Reality
Savitur: The Source of All
Varenyam: Fit to be worshiped
Bhargo: The Spiritual effulgence
Devasya: Divine Reality
Dheemahi: We meditate (or contemplate)
Here is an up-beat, fun version of the mantra:
Here is a slower rendition, chanting this mantra 108 times:
Blessings and Love to you!
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