GODDESS GAYATRI CHALISA - MEANING
AUM BHUR BHUVAH SWAH
TATASAVITUR VARAYNYAM BHARGO
DHIYO YO NAH PRACHODAYAAT
We meditate upon the divine light of God, the creator of the earth, the world above and the sky (or the world beyong all) so that he may advance (inspire) our finer faculties.
HRIM SHRIM KLIM MADHYA PRABHAA
JEEVANA JYOTI PRACHAND
SHAANTI, KRANTI, JAGRUTA, PRAGATI,
RACHANAA, SHAKTI AKHAND
O holy Mother Gayatri, you are the first to relieve pain, the first to satisfy and the first to bestow bliss. You are super-intelligence, the bright light of life. You are peace, change awakening, progress and incessant creative power.
JAGAT JANANI MANGAL KARANI
PRANAVOM SAVITRI SWADHAA
SWAHAA PURANA KAAM
Gayatri is the Mother of the whole creation. She is benevolent and abode of bliss. She is Pranava i.e. AUMKARA, origin of all, destroyer of evils. She brings self content and fulfils desires.
AUM BHUR BHUVAH SWAH YUTA JANAI
GAYATRI NITA KALIMALA DAHANI. 1
AKSHAR CHAUBIS PARAMA PUNITAA
INMEN BASEN SHASTRA SHRUTI GEETAA. 2
Holy mother Gayatri, accompanied by AUM is the creator of the three worlds - Bhur Bhuvah and Swah. She slways burns off the impurities of the dark age. Her 24 alphabets are supreme purifier and the scriptures, the vedas and Geeta are enshrined in Her.
SHAASHWATA SATOGUNI SATAROOPAA
SATYA SANATANA SUDHA ANOOPAA. 3
HAMSAAROODHA SITAAMBER DHAARI
SWARNA KAANTI SHUCHI GAGANA BIHAARI. 4
Holy mother Gayatri is eternal. She has noble qualities and noble form. She is unique nectar of eternal Trith. With white apparel she sits on the Swan. Her golden complexation is holy and she flied in the sky.
PUSTAKA PUSHPA KAMANDALU MAALAA
SHUBHRA VARNA TANU NAYANA VISHALAA. 5
DHAYANA DHARATA PULKITA HIYA HO
SUKHA UPAJATA DOOHKH DURMATI KHO. 6
He who meditates upon the form of Gayatri devotionally, as holding a book, a flower, the holy vessel and a rosary and had having white complexation and wide eyes experiences bliss and is relieved of unhappiness and evil intellect.
KAAMDHENU TUM SUR TARU CHHAAYA
NIRAAKAAR KI ADBHUTA MAYAA .7
TUMAHARI SHARAN GAHAI JO KO
TARAI SAKAL SANKATA SON SO. 8
O Gayatri! You are the celestial, cow, kamdhenu that fulfils all desires, you are the shade of the divine tree, Kalpataru. He who comes under your protection overcomes all difficulties.
SARASWATI LAKSHMI TUM KALI
DIPAI TUMHARI JYOTI NIRAALI.9
TUMHARI MAHIMAA PAARA NA PAVAI
JO SHARADA SHATA MUKH GOONA GAVAI.10
You are Saraswati, Lakshmi and Kali in one (and so). You shine with extra-ordinatry light. Your greatness can’t be comprehended eve if Sharada signs about the same with a hundred mouths.
CHAARA VEDA KI MAATU PUNITA
TUMA BRAHMANI GAURI GITA. 11
MAHAA MANTRA JITANAY JAGA MAAHIN
KO-U GAAYATRI SAMA NAHIN.12
O Gayatri! You are the holy mother of the four vedas. You are the wife of Brahma. You are the Gauri, the wife of Lord Shiva and You are Geeta. No Mantra (hold chant) among all the world is comparable with Gayatri Mantra.
SUMIRATA HIYA MEIN GYANA PRAKASHAAI
AALASA PAAPA AVIDYAA NASAI. 13
SRISHTI BEEHJA JAGA BHAWAANI
KAALA RAATARI VARADAA KALYAANI. 14
O Gayatri! When you are remembered, divine knowledge shines in the heart and idleness, sins and ignorance are dispelled. O Bhawani, You are the benign bestower of boons and the night of deluge.
BRAHMA VISHNU RUDRA SURA JAY TAY
TUM SON PAVEN SURATAA TAT TAY. 15
TUM BHAKTANAKI BHAKTA TUMHAREN
JANANIHIN PUTRA TAY PYAARAY. 16
O Gayatri! Brahma, Vishnu and all other Gods have received divinity from you. You are for the devotees and the devotees are for you. Really, the mother loves the child more than herself.
MAHIMA APARAMPAARA TUMHARI
JAYA JAYA TRIPADAA BHAYAHAARI. 17
POORITA SAKALA GYAANNA VIGYAANAA
TUM SAMA ADHIKA NA JAGAMEIN AANAA. 18
O Gayatri! Your power is infinite. May you who has three phrases and who removes the fear be victorious. You pervade both gross knowledge and spiritual knowledge. None, greater than you, has come to the world.
TUMAHIN JAANI KACHHU RAHAI NA SHESHAA
TUMAHIN PAAYA KACHHU RAHAI NA KALESAA. 19
JAANATA TUMAHIN TUMAHIN HAN JAAI
PAARASA RARISA KUDHATU SUHAI. 20
O Gayatri! After knowing you, there remains nothing to be known and there remains neither sins or afflications. I know that you are self-born. Even a base metal becomes by contact with touchstone.
TUMHAARI SHAKTI DIPAI SABA THAI
MAATAA TUMA SABA THORA SAMAI. 21
GRAHA NAKSHATRA BHRAMANDA GHANAYRAY
SUBA GATIVAANA TUMHARAY PRERAY. 22
O gaytri! Your energy shines every where. O Mother you are omnipresent. The planets, the constellations and infinite universe are inspired by you to remain in motion.
SAKALA SRISHTIKI PRANA VIDHAATA
PAALAKA POSHAKA NAASHAKA TRATAA. 23
MAATESHWARI DAYAA VARTA DHAARI
TUM SANA TARAY PAATAKI BHAARI. 24
O Gayatri! You have created the life-force of the whole creation and you protect, nourish, destroy and save. O Divine mother, You have taken a vow to be merciful. Because of you even a great sinner is redeemed.
JAAPARA KRIPAA TUMHAARI HO -
TAAPARA KRIPA KAREN SABA KO-.25
MANDA BUDDHI TAY BUDDHI BALA PAAVAY
ROGI ROGA RAHIGTA HO JAAVAY.26
O Gayatri! all are mecriful to hims on whom you are merciful. The dull person gains sharp intellect and the diseased one is cured.
DAARIDRA MITAI KATAI SUBA PIRAA
NAASHAI DUHKH HARAI BHAYA PHIRAA. 27
GRIHA KALESHA CHITTA CHINTAA BHAARI
NAASAI GAAYATRI BHAYA HAARI. 28
O Gayatri! when you are graceful, poverty is removed, all worries end, all miseries and fear are removed. All domestic tribulations and ancieties are mitigated because you are the redeemer.
SANTATI HEENA SUSANTATI PAAVEN
SUKHA SAMPATI YUTA MODA MANAVAY. 29
BHOOTA PISHAACHA SABAI BHAYA KHAAVEN
YAMA KAY DOOTA NIKATA NAHIN AAVAY. 30
O Gayatri! (if your devotee) is childless he gets excellent children. He enjoys life with great prosperity and wealth. All his fear, of ghosts and boblins, is gone and the agents of yama, the god of death, don’t approach him.
JO SADHAVAA SUMIRAI CHITA LAAI
AKSHAYA SUHAGA SADAA SUKHADA-1. 31
GHARA VARA SUKH PRADA LAHAI KUMARI
VIDHAVAA RAHAY SATYA VRATA DHAARAI. 32
If a married women remembers Gayatri Devi with devotion she will have happy married life till end. Similarly an unmarried girl will get blissful home and husband and a widow will maintain her true vows.
JAYATI JAYATI JAGADAMBA BHAVAANI
TUM SAMA AUR DAYAALU NA DAANI. 33
JO SADGURU SON DIKSHAA PAAVEN
SO SAADHANA KO SAFALA BANAAVEN. 34
Gayatri Devi is victorious as the mother of the world and as wife of Lord Shiva. O Gayatri! none is as merciful and charitable as you are. If a person is initiated by a true preceptor for Gayatri Mantra his Gayatri worship will be successful.
SUMIRANA KARAY SURUCHI BADABHAAGI
LAHAI MANORATHA GRAHI VIRAAGI. 35
ASHTA SIDDDHI NAVA NIDHI KE DAATA
SABA SAMARATHA GAAYATRI MAATA. 36
If a fortunate person with good inclination remembers Gayatri Devi, all his desires would be fulfilled and yet he wouldn’t be tied to them. Omnipotent mother Gayatri is capable enough to bestow all the eight miraculous powers and all the nine types of treasures.
RISHI MUNI JATI TAPASVI JOGI
AARATA ARTHI CHINTITA BHOGI. 37
JO JO SHARANA TUMAARI AAVEN
SO SO MANA VAANCHHITA FALA PAAVEN. 38
The sage, the ascetic, the Saint, the performer of penance, a yogi, the unhappy one, the poor one desiring wealth, the worried one whoever comes under your shelter has his desire fulfilled.
BALA BUDDHI VIDYAA SHEELA SWABHAU
DHANA VAIBHAVA YASHA TEJA UCHHAU. 39
SAKALA BADHEN UPAJAY SUKHA NAANAA
JO YAHA PAATHA KARAI DHARI DHYAANAA. 40
He who recites this Gayatri Chalisa daily, with rapt attention will have increased strength, intellect, earning, improved character and nature, multiplied wealth, luxury, prestige and provels. All these will multiply to give him various types of happiness.
YAHA CHALISA BHAKTI YUTA
PAATHA KARAY JO KOY
TAA PAR KRIPAA PRASANNATAA
GAYATRI KI HO-Y
Holy Mother Gayatri will be pleased with and favour one who recites this Gayatri Chalisa daily with devotion