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Surya Mantra in Vedic Astrology
The Sun or Surya is referred to as a goddess in Hindu Mythology and called “Surya Dev”. “Dev” is Sanskrit word for god or the blessed one. Surya dev is the source of light in earth and life too. It gives vitality to all living beings on earth. Thus in Hindu, Sun is always respectable among. It governs our body structure and strength. It is the primary source of energy and light.
Benefits of giving water to the sun?
Generally, Taking a bath early morning keeps our body energetic and fresh to start a new day at the beginning of a week. After taking bath we then do regular exercise(Yoga) to make our body ready to rest (Meditate). And, traditionally people offer to the Sun water facing the rising Sun. This water is offered to the sun is actually offered to plants too which is environmentally good too.
The Sunrays passing through the water when the offering is thought to be healing energy to our body. The morning rays of the Sun is a great source of MANY elements in our body and second the filtered ray from Water pouring or offering to the Sun in the morning.
VEDIC MANTRA FOR SURYA IN VEDIC ASTROLOGY: When should we chant Surya mantra?
We then chant the following mantra’s to add additional healing to our body through Mantra vibration.
- Surya Naam Mantra: ऊँ घृणि सूर्याय नम:
- सूर्य गायत्री मंत्र –ऊँ आदित्याय विदमहे दिवाकराय धीमहि तन्न: सूर्य: प्रचोदयात
- Fasting and Puja on Sunday
- Chant the mantra:-
नमः सूर्याय शान्ताय सर्वरोग निवारिणे आयु ररोग्य मैस्वैर्यं देहि देवः जगत्पते ||
- Charity to poor and Respecting to father and Gurus
BENEFITS OF CHANTING SURYA MANTRA & SURYA PUJA
The first thing is you will have great health keeping the body healthy by taking bath and the taking the Sunray for Vitamin D. This Vitamin D is a hormone in our body which controls the level of Calcium in our body. When we offer Water to the Sun, the water acts as a filter between the rays of the Sun and our body. Thus, preventing harmful UV rays of Sun entering our body. The maximum of UV rays is responsible for skin cancer.
The traditional view is worshipping Sun early morning gives vitality (Prana), purity of energy and longevity. So, our ancestors always suggest us to worship (Offer water, chant) Sun early morning.
Best Time to Chant Surya Mantra or Meditation for Surya
It is said that if we have a strong connection to our parents especially with father; the effect of Surya will be positive in our life. It’s just to see surface through our Vedic Horoscope Chart. Furthermore, if our Surya placement is a week in our Birth Chart, then it is recommended to chant Surya Mantra. It is advised to do regular Puja, Worship Surya, offer water and meditate.
And the best time for all this is Sunday, the first day of the week in Hindu System and the time is early morning during the Sunrise time or Brahma Muhurta. Brahma Muhurta is the time before actual sunrise at the horizon and little of the dark left for example 10-40% of the dark only.
By Worshipping Surya, we get blessing from Sun in the name of Vitamin D, the Warmth and strength for the whole day. Therefore the importance of the Sun should always be remembered.
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