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Ish Chintan - Holy Thoughts

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Om bhūr bhuva-svah


bhargo devasya dhimahi

dhiyo yo nah pracodayāt


O Almighty! Thou art the giver of life, the remover of pains and sorrows, and the bestower of happiness.

O creator of the Universe, may we receive the supreme sin-destroying light. May thou guide our intellect in the right direction.

Om saccidānanda

Namostu paramātmane

jyotirmaya svarūpāya


Om, I bow to the Supreme Almighty, who is the very form of truth, Consciousness and Bliss; is the one illuminated being and is the very image of universal good.

Prakrtih pañca bhūtāni

grahā lokā svarāstathā

disah kālasca sarvesām

sadā kurvantu mangalam

May nature be composed of three qualities, i.e. Satwa, Rajas, and Tamas guna; the five elements viz. earth, water, fire, air, space; the nine planets and fourteen worlds; the seven notes of music with all their variations; the ten directions and time past, present and future all these cause perpetual good to us.

Ratnākarā dhautapadām

himālaya kirītinīm


vande bhārata-mātaram

Our salutations to Bharat Mata whose feet are being washed by the waves of the ocean, who is crowned by the snowy Himalayas, and whose illustrious children have distinguished themselves as brahmarishis and rajarishis.

Īśāvāsyamidam sarvam

yatkiñca jagatyām jagat

tena tyaktena bhuñjīthā

Mā grdhah kasyasvid-dhanam

This entire universe is pervaded by the Almighty, for the reason that it is dependent upon primordial nature, which in its turn is also pervaded by that Almighty. That Almighty alone is thus independent without a beginning and without an end. For this reason, enjoy whatever is given to you by the Almighty, and protect the Self by renunciation. Access it by passive awareness. Lust not after any other wealth.

Asato mā sadgamaya

tamaso mā jyotir gamaya

mrityor mā amrtam. gamaya

Almighty, lead me from unreal to real. Lead me from darkness to light. Lead me from mortality to immortality.

Sarve bhavantu sukhinah

sarve santu nirāmayāh

sarve bhadrāni paśyantu

mā kascid duhkabhāg bhavet

Let all be happy. Let all be free from diseases. Let all see auspicious things and the positive in all. Let nobody suffer from grief.

Om pūrna-mada. pūrna-midam.

pūrnāt. pūrna-mudacyate.

pūrnasya. pūrna-mādāya.


That (Absolute Brahman) is Infinite. This (Manifested Brahman, the Universe) is also infinite.

This infinite has manifested from that infinite. Infinite being taken out from infinite, what remains is also infinite.

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