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Lord Garuda is the mount of Lord Vishnu; Garuda’s picture also remains signed on Vishnu’s flag. Garuda is a giant eagle and is specially worshipped since he is related to Lord Vishnu. He is the almighty eagle who is the son of Vinata and the brother of Arjuna, the charioteer of Surya. Garuda is well known for his powers, speed, and ability to fly high in the sky.
Garuda is not just a giant eagle, but he also has a face of a man and a golden body shining bright every moment. His face is white, and his wings are red along with his beak and a crown on his head. Like we worship all the Devas, we worship Garuda too. Since worshipping him and chanting his mantra has many benefits. Today, we will discuss how chanting the Garuda mantra can change human beings and improve their lives.
One thing to note about Garuda is that he is the most hostile to serpents. The moment they sniff the presence of Garuda, they run away and never look back. Thus, the divine bird eradicates all fears and anxiety issues of humans who live inside like serpents.
Since Garuda is hostile to snakes and reptiles, it removes the fear of such species from a human. Some people are particularly fearful of snakes and reptiles; if they chant the Garuda mantra, they get rid of the fear. Chanting the mantra also gets rid of ailments like viral fever and the effect of poisonous bites.
Since Garuda is the vehicle of Lord Vishnu, it has the power to shield a person from any black magic, evil eye, or cruel intentions of others. Garuda makes the serpents run away, and hence people who have sarpa dosha in their Kundli chant the Garuda mantra. Such people gradually seek the benefit of chanting the mantra and get rid of the malefic effect of any sarpa dosha. People who accidentally kill any snake if chant the Garuda mantra also escape from the ill effects of killing a snake. This way, the mantra protects you against all the negative energies.
As per Hindu beliefs, cancer and tumors like ailments happen because of the curse of snakes. When you chant the Garuda mantra regularly, these curses can be lifted off, and your condition improves if you suffer from cancer or tumor-like life taking diseases.
It is even believed that people who worship or chant the Garuda mantra before worshipping Vishnu get even quicker effects since Lord Vishnu can be pleased by worshipping his mount Garuda. Regular prayers to Garuda increase one’s confidence, courage and remove their fears.
Garuda mantra helps in various ailments. It helps people suffering from psoriasis, eczema, lupus, dermatitis, fungal infections, rosacea, and other skin diseases.
If you chant the Garuda mantra before making a significant journey, the mantra shields you and keeps you safe.
If a person has unknown fear or anxiety issues, chant the Garuda mantra.
Since Garuda is a vehicle, people who worship Garuda or chant his mantra get lucky enough to buy a vehicle of their choice.
If you want to start chanting the Garuda mantra, Garuda Panchami or any Paksha Panchami Tithi is the best day to start. Chanting the mantra these days brings you the most benefit. One should chant the mantra early morning, and the mantra can also be chanted during Rahu Kaal.
One can chant the mantra 11 times, or you can also chant it 108 or 1008 times. There is no restriction on age and gender since anyone can chant the mantra. While chanting, you can also put a picture of Lord Garuda to stay more focused and work the mantra more effectively.
You can also chant the mantra when you encounter any Garuda or eagle in the sky. To chant the mantra, you should choose the North East or East quadrant of the house. Japa mala made of Tulasi can also be used to recite the mantra.
"ॐ पक्षिराजाय विद्महे पक्षिदेवाय धीमहि तन्नो पक्षिः प्रचोदयात्"
"Om Pakshirajay Vidhmahe Pakshi Devay Dheemahi Tanno Pakshi Prachodyat"
The sacred scriptures prescribe fire ceremony, Abishekam (hydration ceremony), Pooja/Archana (Light and Sound ceremony), Yantra and Mantra (special sounds) as the ways to offer your prayer to the divine. Out of these, fire ceremony is the most evolved spiritual technology on earth to connect with the divine beings. Participate in the remedial services to clear your karma and receive the blessings.