Mantras - The Power of Sound in Vedic Astrology


The Mantras for Saturn
 To connect with the planetary deity and to energize all the higher powers of the Saturn





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Saturn is the most mysterious of all planets. Saturn is the divine magistrate and the great preserver of law and order, who will punish us the moment we deviate from our ordained life script. And how cruel can be the punishment! Saturn can represent death and the destroyer of all the things that we hold dear to us. Saturn will take away the dearest one from our life without notice, can turn the king into a pauper within a moment.  

The following is the special name (nama) mantra for the Saturn as preceded by it's Shakti or power mantra. It can be used to connect with the planetary deity and to energize all the higher powers of the Saturn. 

"Om Hlim Sham Shanaye Namah"

The word 'Hlim' in above mantra denotes Stambhana Shakti, the power of delaying, stopping, holding, and terminating. 

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The following mantras are also considered very good for planet Saturn. You may opt to recite one of the following mantra if you find it comparatively easy to remember.

"Om praam preem praum sah shanayishraya namah"

"Om sham shanayisharaaye namah"

The mantras are chanted on japa beads of 108 beads per string. They are similar to rosaries.

The Saturn's mantra may be recited for 24,000 times within 40 days and puja performed with blue flowers and sandal wood. Begin recitation on a Saturday during the bright half of the Moon.

Presence of 'Sri Shani yantra' at the place of recitation may help you in achieving the desired results faster.

The power of Mantras & Shlokas has been acknowledged since time immemorial. A Mantra can consist of a powerful word or a combination of words and can be used for self realization, for freedom from worries, to fulfill one's desires, to ward off the effects of malefic planets, to bring you success, peace and contentment -- the range is truly vast. You can choose for yourself.

Gayatri Mantra for Saturn:

"Om Sanaischaraya vidhamhe, Sooryaputraya dhimahi, tanno manda prachodayat"

This Gayatri mantra consists of three parts. The first is the chants to the Saturn. The second is the mantra proper. The third is a summary of the mantra's energies.

The Gayatri mantra is chanted at sunrise, noon and sunset. At dawn it is called Gayatri, the youthful form of the Goddess, consort of Lord Brahma, the creator. It is called Savitri, the mature form, at noon, the consort of Lord Shiva. It is called Sarasvati, the elderly form, at sunset, the consort of Lord Vishnu.

You may also opt to chant following Puranic mantra for propiating the Saturn (23,000 times).

Nila˝jana-samabhasam ravi-putram yamagrajam
chaya-martanda-sambhutam tam namami shaishcharam

When translated in English, it means:

"I bow down to slow-moving Saturn, whose complexion is dark blue like nilanjana ointment. The elder brother of Lord Yamaraj, he is born from the Sun god and his wife Chaya."

Mantras must be chanted or recited with unwavering devotion and motivation. Chanting them as a matter-of-course deprives them of power and is practically useless from the point of view of conscious growth, evolution and effect.
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For getting the maximum spiritual benefit, these mantras should be recited at designated timings.

Antarjyoti bahirjyoti pratyagjyoti paratparah
Jyotirjyoti swayamjyoti atmajyoti shivosmyaham

Light is on the inside, light is on the outside,
Light is in myself, beyond the beyond.
The Light of lights, I myself am light, 
the Self is light, I am Shiva.