Narayan Mantra for Forgiveness
A Popular mantra chanted in prayer to Shri Narayana
Kaayena Vaacha manas endriair vaa
Budhaat manaava Prikriti Svabhavaat
Karomi yadyat Sakalam Parasmai
Narayana yeti Samarpayaami
O Lord Narayana! I offer all that which I have done,
through thought, word and body (deed),
consciously or unconsciously,
by force of habit, or pull of maya and karma.
Kindly forgive me and protect me.
A Like in ‘but’
Aa Like in ‘Far’
Ai Like in ‘hair’
Ey Like in Whey
I Like in ‘Pin’
Oo Like in ‘Shoot’
Oon ‘n’ has got a nasal sound.
U Like in ‘Put’
Sanskrit believes that the sound of the word never gets ruined and that it has an everlasting value.
Words in Sanskrit open out from their seed (beej) form.
A root is always a single syllable that contains one of the basic sounds a, I, u, ri
The root or seed may create a word, yet the word will vibrate to its best, and gives it tremendous power.
The Vedic or the Sanskrit view gives more importance to the special sound it should produce, than to the meaning of the spoken word