Śrī Budha deva daśākṣarī  mahāmantraḥ (श्री बुध देव दशाक्षरी महामन्त्रः) :-

 

Source :- Upāsanā Pārijātam.

Purpose :- Increase in intelligence, ability to respond quickly to stimuli, removal of all miseries due to the ill placement or aspects of Mercury in one’s horoscope.

Pre-requisites :- Initiation to the mantra is recommended.

1. viniyogaḥ (विनियोगः) :-

asya śrī budha mantrasya ।

brahmā ṛṣiḥ ।

paṅktiś chandaḥ ।

budho devatā ।

brām̐ bījaṃ ।

brīm̐ śaktiḥ ।

brūm̐ kīlakaṃ ।

budha graha prasāda siddhyarthe jape viniyogaḥ ॥

अस्य श्री बुध मन्त्रस्य ।

ब्रह्मा ऋषिः ।

पङ्क्तिश् छन्दः ।

बुधो देवता ।

ब्राँ बीजं ।

ब्रीँ शक्तिः ।

ब्रूँ कीलकं ।

बुध ग्रह प्रसाद सिद्ध्यर्थे जपे विनियोगः ॥

Meaning:- This prayer/mantra japa is to invoke Śrī Budha deva and perform His mantra japa to obtain His complete grace in all aspects, specifically for removal of all types of maladies in one’s horoscope caused due to the aspects or bad placement of Mercury in one’s natal horoscope, as well as to gain peace of mind and contentment in life. With His blessings, one gains knowledge and becomes an intellectual as well as gain the ability to quickly respond to situations in an apt manner. The sage (ṛṣiḥ) is the divine seer Brahmā, the meter (chandas) for the mantra is Paṅkti and the deity is the intelligence giver Śrī Budha (another name of Lord Budha) deva, the seed (bījaṃ) is brām̐, the power or śakti is brīm̐. The key (kīlakaṃ) to unlock the mantra is brūm̐.

2. ṛṣyādi nyāsa ( ऋष्यादि न्यास ) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

Brahmā ṛṣaye namaḥ śirasi

ब्रह्मा ऋषये नमः शिरसि

Open the right palm and touch the top of the forehead with the ring and thumb fingers joined at the top.

2

Paṅkti chandase namaḥ mukhe

पङ्क्ति छन्दसे नमः मुखे

Now touch the lips of the mouth with the above mudrā.

3

Śrī Budha devatāyai namaḥ hṛdi

श्री बुध देवतायै नमः हृदि

Touch the heart with the right palm.

4

brām̐ bījāya namaḥ guhye

ब्राँ बीजाय नमः गुह्ये

Touch the genitalia with the right ring finger and thumb joined together.

5

brīm̐ śaktaye namaḥ pādayoḥ

ब्रीँ शक्तये नमः पादयोः 

Touch the feet with the right ring finger and thumb joined together.

6

brūm̐ kīlakāya namaḥ nābhau

ब्रूँ कीलकाय नमः नाभौ

Touch the navel area with the right ring finger and thumb joined together.

7

Budha graha prasāda siddhyarthe jape viniyogāya namaḥ sarvāṅge

बुध ग्रह प्रसाद सिद्ध्यर्थे जपे विनियोगाय नमः सर्वाङ्गे

Run both the palms all over the body.

8

iti ṛṣyādi nyāsaḥ

इति ऋष्यादि न्यासः

 

 

3. karanyāsaḥ (करन्यासः) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

brām̐ ̐aṅguṣṭhābhyāṃ namaḥ

ब्राँ अङ्गुष्ठाभ्यां नमः

Use both the index fingers and run them on both the thumbs.

2

brīm̐ tarjanībhyāṃ namaḥ

ब्रीँ तर्जनीभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs and run them on both the index fingers.

3

brūm̐ madhyamābhyāṃ namaḥ

ब्रूँ मध्यमाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the middle fingers.

4

braim̐ anāmikābhyāṃ namaḥ

ब्रैँ अनामिकाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the ring fingers.

5

braum̐ kaniṣṭhikābhyāṃ namaḥ

ब्रौँ कनिष्ठिकाभ्यां नमः

Use both the thumbs on the little fingers.

6

braḥ karatalakarapṛṣṭhābhyāṃ namaḥ

ब्रः करतलकरपृष्ठाभ्यां नमः

Open both the palms; run the opened palms of the right hand on the front and back sides of the left palm and repeat the same for the other palm.

7

iti kara nyāsaḥ

इति कर न्यासः

 

4. aṅganyāsaḥ (अङ्गन्यासः) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

brām̐ ̐hṛdayāya namaḥ

ब्राँ  हृदयाय नमः

Open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra.

2

brīm̐ śirase svāhā

ब्रीँ शिरसे स्वाहा

Open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead.

3

brūm̐ śikhāyai vaṣaṭ

ब्रूँ शिखायै वषट्

Open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where the tuft of hair, is kept.

4

braim̐ kavacāya hum̐

ब्रैँ कवचाय हुँ

Cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips.

5

braum̐ netratrayāya vauṣaṭ

ब्रौँ नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्

Touch the eyes with the right index and ring fingers, with the middle finger touching the ājña cakra.

6

braḥ astrāya phaṭ

ब्रः अस्त्राय फट्

Open up the left palm and strike it three times with index and middle fingers of the right hand.

7

iti ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ

इति षडङ्ग न्यासः

 

bhūr-bhuva-ssuvarom-iti digbandhaḥ

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्बन्धः॥

May all the directions be sealed and may no thoughts or disturbances impact our ability to recite the hymn.

5. dhyānaṃ (ध्यानं) :-

vande budhaṃ sadādevaṃ pītāmbara subhūṣaṇam

jānustha vāmahastāḍhyaṃ sābhayetara pāṇikam 1

pītāṃbaraḥ pītavapuḥ kirīṭī caturbhujo daṇḍadharaśca hārī

carmāidhṛk somasutaḥ sadā me siṃhādhirūḍho varado budhaśca 2

वन्दे बुधं सदादेवं पीताम्बर सुभूषणम् ।

जानुस्थ वामहस्ताढ्यं साभयेतर पाणिकम् ॥ १ ॥

पीतांबरः पीतवपुः किरीटी चतुर्भुजो दण्डधरश्च हारी ।

चर्माइधृक् सोमसुतः सदा मे सिंहाधिरूढो वरदो बुधश्च ॥ २ ॥

Meaning:- Salutations and praise be to the Divine being Budha, who is greenish-yellow by complexion and clad in yellow garments and ornaments all over the body, showing His opulence. He is standing with His left hand placed on the knee and the right hand displaying the fear allaying abhaya mudra. He is adorned with leather garments and is the son of Soma deva (moon). He has four arms and is holding a large punishing stick, to warn the wrong-doers, thieves and criminals. He is riding a lion and is quick and fearless in action.

6. Pañcapūjā (पञ्चपूजा) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

lam̐ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi

 

लँ - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the little fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

2

ham̐ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi

 

हँ - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the thumbs of both hands with the upper tip/nails of the index fingers, with the back of the hand facing us.

3

yam̐ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi

 

यँ - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the index fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

4

ram̐ - agnyātmikāyai dīpaṁ darśayāmi

 

रँ - अग्न्यात्मिकायै दीपं दर्शयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the middle fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

5

vam̐ - amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi

 

वँ - अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the ring fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

6

sam̐ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi

 

सँ - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि

 

Hold the fingers of each palm in a folded manner with the tips of each fingers of both hands touching each other and the thumbs facing the heart, in a Namaste position.

7. Japamālā mantraṃ (जपमाला मन्त्रं) :- 

Recite the below mantra once, to pray to the japa māla and invoke the blessings for a fruitful japa.

om̐ māṃ māle mahāmāye sarvamantra svarūpiṇi
caturvarga stvayinyasta stasmānye siddhidā bhava

ॐ मां माले महामाये सर्वमन्त्र स्वरूपिणि ।
चतुर्वर्ग स्त्वयिन्यस्त स्तस्मान्ये सिद्धिदा भव॥

8. Guru Mantra (गुरु मन्त्र) :-

Recite the following guru mantra once, to seek the blessings of all gurus and the Guru.

om̐ hrīm̐ siddhaguro prasīda hrīm̐ om̐

ॐ ह्रीं सिद्धगुरो प्रसीद ह्रीं ॐ ।

 

9. Atha Śrī Budha deva daśākṣarī  Mantraḥ (अथ श्री बुध देव दशाक्षरी महामन्त्रः)

Following is the 10 lettered Śrī Budha deva mantra, that should be recited at least 108 times (1 mālā).

om̐ brām̐ brīm̐ brūm̐ sam̐ budhāya svāhā

ॐ ब्राँ ब्रीँ ब्रूँ सँ बुधाय स्वाहा

Budha deva gāyatrī mantra (बुध देव गायत्री मन्त्र) – (Recite 10 times)

om̐ somātmajāya vidmahe

siṃhārūḍhāya dhīmahi

tannaḥ soumyaḥ pracodayāt

ॐ सोमात्मजाय विद्महे ।

सिंहारूढाय धीमहि ।

तन्नः सोउम्यः प्रचोदयात् ॥

Meaning:-

The bīja (seed) mantra o represents Śabda Brahman and is also called the praṇava mantra or the primordial sound, the manifested super-consciousness in the form of sound and all syllables. All other sounds and waves are said to have emanated from this mantra.

The bīja (seed) mantra brām̐ represents rapid removal of all bondage and infuses a new zeal towards all pursuits, be it material or spiritual.

The bīja (seed) mantra brīm̐ represents the attraction of abundance that we seek, to free us from all bondage impacting our growth.

The bīja (seed) mantra brūm̐ represents the excellence and growth obtained after the release of all bondage, obstacles restricting our growth. There is a new spark in us leading us forward.

The bīja sam̐ represents all the knowledge that can be gained in the human birth.

budhāya represents the planet Mercury, considered to be very quick in bestowing its karmic influence, good or bad.

The svāhā bīja (seed) mantra is for offering oblations and salutations to the deity and indicating our complete surrender and request to the deity to take charge of our destiny.

10. aṅganyāsaḥ (अङ्गन्यासः)

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

brām̐ ̐hṛdayāya namaḥ

ब्राँ  हृदयाय नमः

Open index, middle and ring fingers of the right hand and place them on the heart chakra.

2

brīm̐ śirase svāhā

ब्रीँ शिरसे स्वाहा

Open middle and ring fingers of the right hand and touch the top of the forehead.

3

brūm̐ śikhāyai vaṣaṭ

ब्रूँ शिखायै वषट्

Open the right thumb and touch the back of the head. This is the point where the tuft of hair, is kept.

4

braim̐ kavacāya hum̐

ब्रैँ कवचाय हुँ

Cross both the hands and run the fully opened palms from shoulders to finger tips.

5

braum̐ netratrayāya vauṣaṭ

ब्रौँ नेत्रत्रयाय वौषट्

Touch the eyes with the right index and ring fingers, with the middle finger touching the ājña cakra.

6

braḥ astrāya phaṭ

ब्रः अस्त्राय फट्

Open up the left palm and strike it three times with index and middle fingers of the right hand.

7

iti ṣaḍaṅga nyāsaḥ

इति षडङ्ग न्यासः

 

bhūr-bhuva-ssuvarom-iti digvimokaḥ ॥

भूर्भुवस्सुवरोमिति दिग्विमोकः॥

11. dhyānaṃ (ध्यानं) :-

vande budhaṃ sadādevaṃ pītāmbara subhūṣaṇam

jānustha vāmahastāḍhyaṃ sābhayetara pāṇikam 1

pītāṃbaraḥ pītavapuḥ kirīṭī caturbhujo daṇḍadharaśca hārī

carmāidhṛk somasutaḥ sadā me siṃhādhirūḍho varado budhaśca 2

वन्दे बुधं सदादेवं पीताम्बर सुभूषणम् ।

जानुस्थ वामहस्ताढ्यं साभयेतर पाणिकम् ॥ १ ॥

पीतांबरः पीतवपुः किरीटी चतुर्भुजो दण्डधरश्च हारी ।

चर्माइधृक् सोमसुतः सदा मे सिंहाधिरूढो वरदो बुधश्च ॥ २ ॥

12. Pañcapūjā (पञ्चपूजा) :-

S.no.

IAST

Devanāgari

Procedure

1

lam̐ - pṛthivyātmikāyai gandhaṁ samarpayāmi

 

लँ - पृथिव्यात्मिकायै गन्धं समर्पयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the little fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

2

ham̐ - ākāśātmikāyai puṣpaiḥ pūjayāmi

 

हँ - आकाशात्मिकायै पुष्पैः पूजयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the thumbs of both hands with the upper tip/nails of the index fingers, with the back of the hand facing us.

3

yam̐ - vāyvātmikāyai dhūpamāghrāpayāmi

 

यँ - वाय्वात्मिकायै धूपमाघ्रापयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the index fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

4

ram̐ - agnyātmikāyai dīpaṁ darśayāmi

 

रँ - अग्न्यात्मिकायै दीपं दर्शयामि

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the middle fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

5

vam̐ - amṛtātmikāyai amṛtaṁ mahānaivedyaṁ nivedayāmi |

 

वँ - अमृतात्मिकायै अमृतं महानैवेद्यं निवेदयामि।

 

Hold the lower tip of the bottom phalange of the ring fingers of both hands with the upper tip of the thumbs, with the back of the hand facing us.

6

sam̐ - sarvātmikāyai sarvopacāra pūjām samarpayāmi

 

सँ - सर्वात्मिकायै सर्वोपचार पूजाम् समर्पयामि

 

Hold the fingers of each palm in a folded manner with the tips of each fingers of both hands touching each other and the thumbs facing the heart, in a Namaste position.

13. Samarpaṇam (समर्पणम्) :-

Take water in uttaraṇi (spoon) and by reciting the following śloka, offer the water to the earth.

guhyātiguhyagoptrā tvaṁ gṛhāṇāsmat-kṛtaṁ japam
siddhirbhavatu me deva tvatprasādānmayi sthirā

गुह्यातिगुह्यगोप्त्रा त्वं गृहाणास्मत्-कृतं जपम् ।

सिद्धिर्भवतु मे देव त्वत्प्रसादान्मयि स्थिरा ॥

14. japānaṃtaraṃ mālāmantraṃ (जपानंतरं मालामन्त्रं) :-

Recite the below śloka and mantra, followed by placing the māla upon the top of the head and then place it back in the māla bag and conceal it. It should NOT be worn.

śloka॥ om̐ tvaṃ māle sarvadevānāṃ prītidā śubhadā bhava।

śubhaṃ kuruṣya me bhadre yaśo vīryaṃ ca dehime॥

श्लोक॥ ॐ त्वं माले सर्वदेवानां प्रीतिदा शुभदा भव।

शुभं कुरुष्य मे भद्रे यशो वीर्यं च देहिमे॥

mantra॥ om̐ hrīm̐ siddhyai namaḥ॥

मन्त्र॥ ॐ ह्रीं सिद्ध्यै नमः॥

 

15. Puraścaraṇa (पुरश्चरण) :-

Japa

8,000

Homa

800

Tarpaṇa

80

Mārjana

8

Bhojana

1

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