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Mahamrityunjaya Mantra –The Power of Supreme Being

ॐत्र्यम्बकंयजामहेसुगन्धिंपुष्टिवर्धनम् | उर्वारुकमिवबन्धनान्मृत्योर्मुक्षीयमाऽमृतात् || AumTryambakamyajaamahesugandhimpushtivardhanam | Urvaarukamivabandhanaan-mrityormuksheeyamaamritaat || Meaning:ॐ (Aum) referred to the greatest God, Creator of the universe, “Lord Shiva”, this mantra depicts that we worship and sacrifice ourselves to the three-eyed one, who is the Supreme Being, the virtuous, the one who nourishes us. उर्वारुकम् (Urvārukam), a kind of cucumber, here means the …

Ashtanga Yoga Mantra

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Ashtanga practice is traditionally begun with the recitation of the mantra. What we call the Ashtanga Mantra is really two shlokas (verses) from different sources. The first is a verse from the “Yoga Taravali” by Sri Shankaracharya (one of the most important saints of India, a yoga master and proponent of Advaita Vedanta, a non-dualist …