Brahma is the God of creation. He is one among the supreme Gods and is considered as the first among the Trimurthis, the holy trinity, responsible for the three core activities of existence – creation, preservation, and destruction. He is also regarded as Svayambhu, the self-created; Vagesa, the God of speech; the creator of the universe; and also as the one from whom the sacred Vedas originated. There are also many references to Brahma in several ancient texts, where he is referred to as the self-born and even as the son of Lord Vishnu, born in the lotus that grew out of his navel.
Saraswati, the Goddess of learning is his consort.
Here, let us get to know about the hymn Brahma Mantra, and also about the chanting and the benefits that can accrue out of it.
Om Eim Hrim Shrim Klim Sauh
Sat Chid Ekam Brahma
Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha, meaning righteousness, wealth, fulfillment of desires and liberation, respectively. These are the four fundamental purposes of anyone’s existence in this universe. This Brahma Mantra is a powerful hymn, the greatness of which rests in the fact that this can help one to achieve all these basic principles of life.
These apart, this mantra is also recited for getting a single-minded focus, good health, prosperity and success in endeavors.
How to Chant the Mantra?
There are no rigid rules as such for reciting this mantra. There are, however, some simple guidelines following of which can increase the effectiveness many times.
This should ideally be chanted with devotees purifying themselves thoroughly, both physically and mentally. Devotees can light a lamp and start the chant in front of it, and that can be done two times a day, early in the morning and also in the evening, 108 times each. Sitting in Padmasana, the lotus posture with the back straight can provide them with better focus. The pace of chanting also counts, and it may be anything between 36 and 62 times a minute.
It is believed that the chanting of this Brahma Mantra continuously for at least 21 days can clear obstacles from life and bless the devotee with success and joy.
Benefits of Chanting
Chanting of this mantra with devotion and faith can drive out negativity and fill the lives of the devotees with positive energies. This can fight away the evil forces, ward-off fears, anxieties and distresses, and clear all physical and mental illnesses. This can also cleanse the mind and heart, bestow people with good knowledge and wisdom, provide them with courage, confidence and mental strength, and fill their lives with peace, contentment, and joy.
This mantra is of universal appeal, and this can bring in an individual, tremendous transformation for greater good. The devotee can be freed of vices like arrogance, jealousy, and petty-mindedness, and turn pure, truthful, caring, responsive, duty-conscious and noble.
Thus, the chanting of this Brahma mantra can help a devotee lead a life of fulfillment on earth.