GAYATRI MANTRA understood

OM bhuurbhuvaH svaH

tatsaviturvareNyaM

bhargo devasya dhiimahi

dhiyo yonaH pracodayaat .

The Rig Veda (10:16:3)

OM the Infinite beyond Conception, Brahman, Supreme Lord and State of Being

bhuur
Protector of the earth, the material sheath, The Life breath of the Universe. From the feet to the navel center.

bhuvaH the Mental Worlds One of the meanings is the sky. The Lord who pervades and eliminates all miseries. From the navel to the throat center.

svaH I AM ONE WITH GOD – the Spiritual Worlds, One of the other meanings is the heavens. He is all Bliss and blesses His devotees with happiness. From above the throat center to the thousand petaled lotus.

tat
That (That Thou Art)

savitur The SUN, Creator, Preserver and Self Luminous, the central mantra of the Solar Science.

vareNyaM – Most fit to be worshipped. Most choice worthy – most adorable, enchanting.

bhargo The burning splendor of the Sun that dispels ignorance, and therefore sorrows and miseries.

devasya The ‘Deva’, The God, He who is All Bliss, The Joyful One, The Shining One, The Revealer of All Glory

dhiimahi We meditate upon Him

dhiyo
Bhuddi, intelligence, Wisdom

yo which

naH our

pracodayaat Inspires, enlightens, illumns

Gayatri Mantra (the mother of the vedas), the foremost mantra in hinduism and hindu beliefs, inspires wisdom. Its meaning is that “May the Almighty God illuminate our intellect to lead us along the righteous path”. The mantra is also a prayer to the “giver of light and life” – the sun (savitur).(source)

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