Yoga Prayers (Shlokas)

Yoga Prayers (Yoga Shlokas) are the mantras to be chanted for learning and practising Yoga.

Shanthi Manthra

(At the time of starting)

Om......................Om....................Om.................

Sahana Vavathu, Sahanou Bhunaktu
Sahaveeryam-Karvavahai
Tejaswinaa Vadhitamastu, Ma...Vidvishavahai
Om.... Shanthi......... Shanthi.......... Shanthi hi......

Meaning of the above Shloka

Let us be together, Let us eat together, Let us produce the energy together, Let there be no limit to our Energies, Let there be no ill feeling among us, Om..... Peace, Peace, Peace.

Guru Stuti

Om..... Gurur Brahma......Gurur Vishnuhu

Gurur Devo Maheshwaraha

Guru Sakshat Para Brahma

Tasmai Shree Guruve Namaha

Meaning of the above Sloka

Guru is the glory of Brahma, Guru is the glory of Vishnu, Guru is the glory of the great Lord Shiva, Guru is the glory of the personified transcendental fulness of Brahma, to Him, to Shree Gurudev adorned with glory I bow down.

Surya Namaskara Mantra

Hiranmayena Pathrena, Sathyasyapi Hitham Mukham

Thatvam Phooshanna Paavrunu,

Sathyadharmaya Drusthaye

Dhyeyasada Savithrumandala Madhyavarthi

Narayana Sarasijasana Sannivistaha

Keayoorawan Makarakundalavan Kireeti

Haari Hiranmaya Vapur Drutha Shanku Chakraha

Om Hraam Mithraaya Namaha

Om Hreem Ravaye Namaha

Om Hroom Sooryaya Namaha

Om Hraim Bhaanave Namaha

Om Hroum Khagaaya Namaha

Om Raha Pooshne Namaha

Om Hraam Hiranyagarbhaaya Namaha

Om Hreem Marechaye Namaha

Om Hroom Aadityaaya Namaha

Om Hraim Savitreye Namaha

Om Hroom Arkaaya Namaha

Om Hraha Bhaskaraya Namaha

Om Shree Savithru Sooryanarayanaaya Namaha

Adithyasya Namaskaram Ye Kurvanti Dhine Dhine

Ayur Pragna Balam Veeryam Tejastheshancha Jayathe

Om Namo Bhagavathe Suryanarayanayaa

Om Namo Bhagavathe Suryanarayanayaa

Om Namo Bhagavathe Suryanarayanayaa Namah

Bhunamana Manthra

Samudra vasane Devi

Parvathasthana Mandale

Vishnupathni Namasthubyum

Padasparsham kshemsvame

Meaning of the above Sloka

Bhudevi, wife of Mahavishnu, Ocean itself is the clothes you wear, Mountains and hills are your breasts. I bow to you. Kindly excuse my sin for having stamped you.

Yoga Manthra

Yogena Chithasya Padenavacha
Malam Shareerasya Cha Vaidyakenam
Yopakarotham Pravarammuneena
Pathanjalim Pranjalirana Thosmin


Abahu Purushakaram
Shanku Chakra Sidharinum
Sahasra Shirasum Shwetham
Pranamami Pathanjali

After Yogasanas

Oom......... Asathoma Sadgamaya
Tamasoma Jyothirgamaya
Mrutyorma Amrutangamaya

Om.... Shanthi......... Shanthi.......... Shanthi hi......

Meaning of the above Shloka -

Lead me from Untruth to Truth, from darkness to light, (from ignorance to enlightenment), from Mortality to Immortality, Om, Peace, Peace, Peace.


Iykya Manthra

Yum Vaidika Manthra Drusha Puranam
Indram Yamam Matharishvanamahu


Vedanthino Nirvachaneeyamekam
Yum Brahma Shabdena Vinirdishanti


Shyvayameeshum Shiva Ithyavochan
Yum Vyshanava Vishnu Rithisthuvanthi


Buddhasthatharhanithi Bhouda Jainaha
Satshri Akalethi Cha Sikkha Santhah


Shasthethi Kechith Kathichith Kumaraha
Swamethi Matheti Pethethi Bhakthya


Yum Prarthayenthe Jagadeshi tharam
Sa Yeka Yewa Prabhuradwethiyaha


Om.... Shanthi......... Shanthi.......... Shanthi hi......

Kara Manthra

Karagre Vasathe Lakshmi
Kara madhye Saraswathi
Kara moole Sthitha Gauri
Prabhathe Kara Darshanam

Meaning of the above Shloka -

Goddess Lakshmi,who is staying in the palms,Goddess Saraswathi who is staying in the centre, and Goddess Gouri who is sitting in the birth place, we are having your Darshan in the morning in our hands only.


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