॥ Medha Dakshinamurthi Mantra English Lyrics ॥
॥ śrī mēdha daksinamūrti mantraḥ ॥
ōṁ asya śrī mēdhadaksinamūrti mahamantrasya śukabrahma r̥siḥ gayatrī chandaḥ mēdhadaksinamūrtirdēvata mēdha bījaṁ prajña śaktiḥ svaha kīlakaṁ mēdhadaksinamūrti prasadasiddhyarthē japē viniyōgaḥ ।
bhasmaṁ vyapanduraṅga śaśiśakaladharō jñanamudraksamala ।
vīnapustērvirajatkarakamaladharō lōkapattabhiramaḥ ॥
vyakhyapīthēnisanna munivaranikaraissēvyamana prasannaḥ ।
savyalakr̥ttivasassatatamavatu nō daksinamūrtimīśaḥ ॥
Om Namo Bhagavathe Dakshinamurthaye
Mahyam Medhaam Pradnyaam Prayaccha Swaha
Through the first line of the mantra, we call out to this abundant source of knowledge and bow to his divinity.
Through the second line, we ask for “Medhaa”, i.e. knowledge, and “Pradnyaa” i.e. wisdom.
ōṁ śantiḥ śantiḥ śantiḥ ॥
॥ Benefits of listening to Sri Medha Dakshinamurthy Mantra ॥
Since this mantra is all about seeking knowledge and dispelling darkness, every human who considers himself a learner in any aspect of his life can benefit from it.
The mantra benefits the listener or chanter in the following ways:
Benefit 1 – Helps Students:
The chant can help students of all ages, who have difficulty concentrating or retaining knowledge for longer periods of time.
Benefit 2 – Helps Healers:
The mantra helps healers, teachers, and counselors of all kinds to stay balanced, centered, and wise in their practice.
Benefit 3 – Helps Creative People:
People who work in the creative field, struggle with creative blockages, or self-doubt can open their creative flow and confidence through this mantra.