Mantras used by spiritual aspirants to achieve God- Realization are called deity Mantras. They are Saguna, with qualities or form producing,
and aid the conceptualisation process, just as do visual symbols.
In time, recitation gives rise to the actual form of the particular deity. As a specialized sound body of consciousness, the Mantra is the deity itself.
The form of the deity manifests as the visible portion of the sound. The Mantra, therefore, must be repeated in the proper way, with attention to the
syllables and rhythm. If translated, it ceases to be a Mantra because sound vibrations newly created in translation cannot evoke it. Only the rhythmical
vibrations of the Sanskrit syllables properly recited can regulate the unsteady vibrations of the worshipper and permit the form of the deity to arise.
Every true Mantra fulfils six conditions.
It was originally revealed to the sage, who achieved Self- Realization through it and passed it down to others.
It has a presiding deity and
A specific meter.
It possesses a beeja, or seed, investing it with a special power that is the essence of the Mantra.
It also has dynamic divine power, or shakti.
Lastly, there is a plug that conceals the pure consciousness hidden in the Mantra. As soon as the plug is removed by constant prolonged repetition,
pure consciousness is revealed, and the devotee receives the vision of his deity.
At the time of initiation by a guru, one's deity or ishta devata is chosen. Every person has worshipped some deity in previous lives; the impression
of this worship is imprinted in the
OM Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya || (Mantra for worshiping Lord God, Yasudeva)
Vasudeva, means, "He Who abides in all things and in whom all things abide," is a name of Krishna. Krishna is one of the most loved of
all deities. He is considered to be a world teacher for he is the source of the "Bhagavad-Gita", one of the most popular of all the Eastern religious
texts. This mantra can fulfill all the desires of a devote.
OM Sri Durgayai Namah || (Mantra for Maa Durga)
Maa Durga represents the motherhood aspect of God. She is the force, or ' shakti ', through which Divinity manifests. Durga is power.
She is the protector and benefactor. According to Hindu mythology, the chaitanya, or pure consciousnesses, of Brahma, Vishnu and Siva were united
to form the being of Maa Durga.
OM Aim Saraswatyai Namah || (Mantra for worshiping Maa Saraswati)
Aim is the beeja or seed mantra of Maa Saraswati, the source of all learning, wisdom and knowledge of the arts and music.
She is Brahma's consort and is involved with the creation of new ideas and things. Responsible for bestowing wisdom and knowledge.
OM Sri Maha Kaalikayai Namah ||(Mantra to worship Maa Kaali)
Maa Kaali is the divine aspect which is responsible for the destruction and eiadu ationot negative qualities and evils in this world.
She is the transformative power of Divinity, which dissolves the individual into i osmk' union Maha Kaali is one of the most fearsome of all the expression', of the Divinity.
OM Sri Rittmiytt Namah || (Mantra for worshiping Lord Rama)
Bhagwaan Rama, an incarnation of Vishnu, took life on earth loi the purpose of upholding righteousness and rewarding virtue Kama lived the
life of perfection and responsibility. Rama ami Nita epitomized the devotional relationship between husband and wile
OM Sri Hanumate Namah || (Mantra to be Blessed by Hanuman)
Hanuman is the perfection of devotion. He is the greatest and the most selfless devotee of Lord Rama. In the Hindu tradition,
he is considered to be a semi- deity, for he is the son of the wind- God and called "Pawanputra ". He possesses great strength and courage.
He removes all types of fears from mind.
Om Hrim Hrim Srim Srim Laksmivasudevaya Namah ||
For attaining Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksa this Mantra is to be repeated at all Times.
In the Upanisads, the same thing echos as below:
"Obeisance to Lord Visnu, the dispeller of the fears of the world and the Lord of all the worlds"