Deva Premal – Mantras For Precarious Times are provided as a guide for daily meditation, and includes 7 Sanskrit mantras chosen precisely to support us in these challenging times. Each mantra is chanted 108 times.
The best way to benefit from these chants is to choose a particular mantra and make it part of your daily routine for at least 21 days. Chant the mantra once or twice daily, if possible (at dawn and/or dusk preferably).
Make sure to take time, at least ten minutes, after the chanting in order to enjoy the blessings of the healing practice.
Deva Premal mantras for precarious times:
#1 Om Gum Ganapatayei Namaha
This mantra is a humble offering at the feet of our Lord Ganesh. Ganesha mantras are siddhi mantras. Each sacred chant contains certain specific powers of Lord Ganesha. According to Kundalini yoga, Lord Ganesh, also known as Ganapataye, resides in the first chakra, Muladhara.
Translation – “Yo wake up Root chakra, lift that prana (energy) so I can remove my obstacles.”
#2 Om Shanti Om
Om Shanti Om Is a peace (Shanti) mantra.
Shanti Mantras are invoked in the opening of some topics of Upanishads.
Chanting this pacifying mantra is considered to be removing any hindrances for the task being started.
Note – ”Shanti” is typically repeated thrice since it is recited for peace in the spirit, mind, and body.
#3 Om Shree Dhanvantre Namaha
Lord Dhanvantari is the celestial healer and the patron saint of Ayurveda. In India, This mantra is also frequently recited during cooking in order for the food to be charged with healing energy, and to assist in healing for those who are sick or prevent disease. In addition, this Sanskrit mantra helps us find the right path to healing or directs us to the appropriate health practitioner.
Translation – ”Salutations to the being and power of the Celestial Healer.”
#4 Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya
This twelve syllable mantra is known as a liberation mantra and a spiritual formula for attaining freedom. Daily chanting of this mantra will ultimately, even if over countless incarnations, free us from the cycles of rebirth – Samsara. In this way, it dissolves negative karma, so we are free to make true choices in our lives.
Translation – ”Salutations to the Indweller who is omnipotent, omnipresent, immortal and divine.”
#5 Om Radha Krishnaya Namaha
Radha and Krishna are the divine manifestations of the sacred union of feminine and masculine principles.
Translation – ”Om and salutations to that single being of Love, manifested as the lovers Krishna and Radha.”
#6 Om Shreem Mahalakshmiyei Namaha
This is a powerful mantra for prosperity and wealth. Lakshmi is the Hindu Goddess of fortune, wealth, prosperity, and the embodiment of beauty. Her worship is said to bring protection from all kinds of misery and good luck.
Translation – ”Om and salutations to She who provides abundance.”
#7 Om Kama Pujitayei Namaha
Chanting the mantra with each other before the act of lovemaking will bring a whole new quality – honoring each other as the gods and goddesses we are.
Translation – ”Salutations to divine worship in the form of lovemaking.”