Today is Mantra Monday!

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu is a beautiful mantra for today.

Written in sanskrit: लोकाः समस्ताः सुखिनो भवन्तु

Sanskrit is the ancient language of India.  Translated to English it reads, “May all beings be happy and free.”

The entire mantra written chanted/sung as:

Mantra:

Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu
Om Shanti Shanti Shantihi Om

 

Each word translated:

Lokah: People or universe
Samastah: All beings living in this location
Sukhino: Be happy and joyous, free from suffering
Bhav: The state of unified existence or the divine mood
Antu: May it be so
Shanti = Peace

This mantra reminds us to be kind, compassionate and loving with each thought, word and action as we directly and indirectly have an impact on everyone and everything.  We shall have peace here on earth and each of us are capable of demonstrating it.

May all beings everywhere be happy and free from suffering, may our thoughts, words and actions contribute to the happiness and freedom of others.

 

~Namaste~

-Danielle

 

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