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Who taught Taraka Mantra to whom?

Who taught Taraka Mantra to whom?

It is also held that when Siva first revealed the efficacy of the Rama Taraka Mantra to Goddess Parvati, He mentioned that chanting the Rama Nama is equal to chanting the Sahasranama of the Lord.

Which is the most powerful mantra in Hinduism?

The Gayatri mantra is considered one of the most universal of all Hindu mantras, invoking the universal Brahman as the principle of knowledge and the illumination of the primordial Sun. The mantra is extracted from the 10th verse of Hymn 62 in Book III of the Rig Veda.

Which Veda tells about mantra chant?

The Samaveda
The Samaveda is the Veda of Chants, or “storehouse of knowledge of chants”. According to Frits Staal, it is “the Rigveda set to music”.

How many mantras are there in Vedas?

20,379 mantras
There are four Vedas: the Rigveda, the Yajurveda, the Samaveda and the Atharvaveda….

Religion Hinduism
Language Vedic Sanskrit
Period c. 1500–1200 BCE (Rig Veda), c. 1200–900 BCE (Yajur Veda, Sama Veda, Atharva Veda)
Verses 20,379 mantras

Which is Rama Taraka Mantra?

The Rama Taraka Mantra comes from the Vedic tradition of mantra. The mantra is “Sri Rama Jaya Rama Jaya Jaya Ram Aum.” It is known as the great antidepressant mantra due to the prevalence of the “a” sound.

What happens if we say Sri Rama Rama Rameti?

The meaning of this sloka is chanting the name of Rama is equal to chanting thousand names of Vishnu, as averred by Lord Siva. So, if you chant it three times, you have done more than 1000 times. If you want to chant the name of Rama alone as many number of times as you wish, you may do so to your heart’s satisfaction.

Can female chant Om?

Neither do the Vedas nor Hinduism discriminate against women. In Hindu scripture Tandya Brahmana there are some mantras which can only be recited by women. Women have the highest esteem in the Sanatana dharma.

Is Shiva mentioned in the Vedas?

Originally Answered: Why is Lord Shiva not mentioned in the Vedas? Shiva is not mentioned in RIGVEDA. RUDRA as mentioned in RIGVEDA is not SHIVA. Infact in Rigveda, there are EKADASHA Rudras, 11 of them who are fathers of 33 Maruts.

What is Rama Taraka Mantra?

The names ‘Rama’ or ‘Krishna’ are powerful mantras that can alleviate the sufferings of humanity. Rama Nama is called ‘Taraka mantra’ as it is the very cure for the disease of samsara. It is derived from the roots of the two great mantras, the Asktakshara, ‘Om Namo Narayanaya’ and the Panchakshara, ‘Nama Sivaya.

How many times Rama Nama should be chanted?

He said: chanting the name of Sri Rama just three times is equivalent to reciting the entire list of the Lord’s thousand names. So, chanting this one shloka is like reciting the entire Vishnu Sahasranama. This was the sacred mantra given by Maharishi Narada when he was confronted by the wayward dacoit, Ratnakar.

What happens if we chant Om Namah Shivaya?

The sound vibration of the mantra is said to be an exceptionally purified articulation of our deepest nature. Om Namah Shivay meaning: In general ॐ नमः शिवाय means “I Bow down to Shiva”. In a way, it means bowing down to your own self as Shiva resides in all as own consciousness.

Can we listen Gayatri mantra at night?

– Gayatri Mantra can be chanted from two hours before sunrise to one hour before sunrise and sunset can be done till one hour later. – Do not chant this mantra at night.

Can ladies chant Gayathri mantra?

Can women chant the Gayatri mantra ? Yes. Nowhere is it said that women cannot chant. The men thought that if ladies chant Gayatri mantra, it will bring them a lot of power; healing power and sankalpa Shakti.

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