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Navagraha Mantra for removing Obstacles in Life
According to Hindu Vedic Astrology, the unfavorable position of Planets in the Horoscope is responsible for all the hardships and struggles faced by us despite of the hard work and efforts we put in to improve our lives. The placement of the nine planets in the Horoscope points out the karmic influence on the behavior of the individual. Astrologists and Numerologists use this information to suggest remedial measures for appeasing the ill effects of Planets like wearing gemstones or rudrakshas, chanting mantras related to the planet etc.
Research has proved mantra's as a powerful tool for healing. Mantra chanting or even listening to it creates positive vibrations and removes negativity. Navagraha Mantra is the mantra of the 9 planets. In other words, Navagraha Mantra (Navgraha Mantra or Nava graha mantra) is used to please the planets and influence them positively. Ved Vyas has written mantra's to please the nine planets or navagraha including the Sun, Moon, Rahu and Ketu in actuality are not planets according to the modern astronomy. This is a very popular mantra in Hindu Religion.
- Sun represents soul, king, highly placed persons, father.
- Moon represents Mind, queen, mother.
- Mars represents energy, confidence and ego.
- Mercury represents communication.
- Jupiter represents the great teacher.
- Venus represents wealth, pleasure and reproduction.
- Saturn represents learning and Career.
- Rahu represents an Asura who does his best to plunge any area of one's life he controls into chaos.
- Ketu represents supernatural influences.
Navgraha - Daily Mantras
There are individual mantra's one can chant on the basis of the day of the week like Surya (Sun) mantra on Sunday, Chandra (Moon) mantra on Monday, Mangal (Mars) Mantra on Tuesday, Buddha (Mercury) mantra on Wednesday, Brihaspathi (Jupiter) mantra on Thursday,Shukra Mantra on Friday and Shani (Saturn) mantra on Saturday. Rahu and Ketu Mantra's can be chanted any day but based on timings.
Japakusuma Samkaasham Kashyapeyam Mahadhyuthim
Tamorim Sarva Paapagnam Pranathosmi Divakaram
Dadhishamkha tusharaabham ksheero daarnava sambhavam
Namami Shashinam Somam Shambor Mukuta Bhooshanam
Dharaneegarbha Sambootham Vidhyadh Kaanthi Samaprabham
Kumaaram Shakthihastham Cha Mangalam Pranamaamyaham
Priyam Gukaalikashyamam Rupenaam prathimam Budham
Saumyam Saumya gunor petham tham Budham pranamaamyaham
"Devaanaam cha Hrisheenaam cha Gurum kaanchana Sannibham
Buddhibhootam trilokesham tham namaami Brihaspatheem
Himakundha Mrinaalabham Daithyaanam Paramam gurum
Sarvashaastra pravatkaaram Bhaargavam pranamaamyaham
Neelaamjana Samaabhaasam Raviputram Yamagrajam
Chchaaya maarthanda samboothm tham namaami Shanishwaram
Ardhakaayam mahaveeryam chandradithya vimardhanam
Sinhigaagarbha sambootham tham raahum pranamamyaham
Palashapushpa sankasham taaragagraha masthakam
Raudram raudrathmakamkhoram tham kethum pranamamhyaham
Chanting the mantra and lighting the dhoop in the 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd hour after sunrise is said to be more beneficial than any other time of the day.
How to Conduct Navagraha Puja?
How to Conduct Puja to the Navagrahas is a Manual on Hindu worship ceremony for the Navagrahas written by A V Srinivasan. This is a how-to booklet with step-by-step instructions and list of materials required.