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The Chandi Path
namo devyai maha devyai
sivayai satatam namaha
namah prakrtyai bhadrayai
niyatah pranatah sma tam
We bow to the goddess, to the great goddess, to the energy of infinite goodness at all times we bow. We bow to nature, to the excellent one, with discipline we have bowed down.
The Moksha Mantra
om tryambakam yajamahe
sugandhim pushti vardhanam
urva rukamiva bandahnan
mrityor mukshi am amritat
We worship the supreme light, the absolute, who has three eyes, who is fragrant and nourishes all beings. This light is the expression and communication of our life, and it is our physical, mental , and spiritual radiation and prosperity. Kindly release us from all calamities, bondage, and suffering, just as the cucumber is released from its stalk without injury. May our minds be absorbed into the nectar of immortality, the ocean of tranquility.
Om Srim Srim Klim
Om srim srim klim
hum om aim
utkilaya utkilaya utkilaya
Om increase, increase, transformation cut the ego. Erase the fears of ignorance, remove the pin, remove the pin, devotion devotion.
The Bhagavad Gita Chapter 3, verse 26
Those who are free from anger and all material desires, who are self-realized, self-disciplined and constantly endeavoring for perfection, are assured of liberation in the Supreme in the very near future.
The Yoga Sutras II.29
yama niyama asana pranayama pratyahara dharana dhyana samadhayah astau angani
self-restraints (yama), observances (niyama), posture (asana), regulation of the breath (pranayama), withdrawal of the senses (pratyahara), concentration (dharana), meditation (dhyana), and the quiet state of blissful awareness (samadhi), are the eight constituents of yoga.
Katha Upanishad, III-3
Atmanam rathinam viddhi sariram ratham eva tu
buddhim tu sarathim viddhi manah pragraham eva ca
Know that the soul is the master of the chariot who sits within it, and the body is the chariot. Consider the intellect as the charioteer, and the mind as the rein.
Om bhur bhuvah svah, tat savitur varenyam
bhargo devasya dhimahi dhiyo yo nah prachodayat.
Om the infinite beyond conception, the gross body, the subtle body, the causal body;
we meditate on the light of wisdom that is the supreme wealth of the Gods.
May it grant us increase in our meditations.
Saha Nau Bhunaktu
Saha Viryam Karavavahai
Tejasvi Navadhitam Astu
May God protect us both in togetherness.
May He nourish us both in togetherness.
May we both work in unity with great energy.
May our study be energized and may our time together be effective to strengthen our unity in all ways.
May we not hate each other destroying our togetherness.
sarva mangala mangalye
sive sarvartha sadhike
saranye trayambake gauri
To the auspicious of all auspiciousness, to the good, to the accomplisher of all objectives, to the source of refuge, to the Mother of the three worlds, to the goddess who is rays of light, exposer of consciousness, we bow to you.
Shanti Mantra, Ishavasya Upanishad
Om purnamadah purnamidam purnat purnamudachyate, purnasya purnamadaya purnamewa awashishyate. Om Shantih Shantih Shantih
That is full, this is full. From full, the full is taken, the full has come. If you take out the full from the full, the full alone remains.
Om swasti praja bhyaha
Pari Pala yantam
nya yena margena
om shanti shanti shanti
Let spiritual prosperity be glorified.
Let the world be ruled with justice
Let divinity and erudition be protected.
Let all beings be happy and fee.
Om peace peace peace