Samastha Lokah Sukhino Bhavantu- Cosmic Mahamantra for Healing the World
The power of Chanting is well known to the world today. Chanting mantras produce healing sounds. These sounds correspond to specific energy centers (chakras) in our subtle bodies. Hence chanting activates subtle energy centers within us thereby bringing healing effects to the mind and body while also purifying our environment and surrounding.
Today the World is experiencing a health crisis unlike any other. It is important more than ever before that we come together and Chant collectively for Wellbeing, Good health, Peace and Happiness for one and all. This Universal Prayer “Samastha Lokaah Sukhino Bhavantu” has a significant meaning- May all the Beings in all the Worlds be happy.
This Mahamantra was introduced by Sri Sathya Sai Baba in the year 2008. It is said to benefit everyone. and everything – from unseen beings to those seen, from mortals to animals to plants and trees, to birds, rivers, mountains and rocks. It includes all the planets, all the lokahs (Worlds), each and every atom in the Cosmos. This mantra is said to release powerful vibrations of protection, peace and Wellbeing bringing calmness to the mind and good health to the body.
Samastha Lokaah Sukhino Bhavantu’ covers the five elements – Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth bringing about a harmonous balance between them. You can chant this mantra anywhere anytime. The vibrations released by chanting it will spread to each and every person on this planet and unite everything and everyone in the light of peace harmony and protection. It has powerful effects since it not only encompasses Mother Earth, but also spreads healing energies and positive vibrations into the whole Universe.
As we keep chanting it, the mantra becomes ‘us’. We become one with its vibration and energy. We will feel stronger and powerful, empowered and inspired. For that is what we need more of in these tough times. We need to reignite our spirits and face the challenges before us with equanimity and strength. It is our inner spirit that never gives up, that will help us overcome the toughest of situations under Divine and Universal grace. Along with vibration of Happiness and Wellbeing this will revive within us a feeling of brotherhood, camaraderie and oneness. For the greatest universal truth is that WE ARE ALL ONE. We can only truly be happy if people around us are happy, healthy and peaceful. THIS IS ALSO ONE OF THE GREATEST LESSONS THAT THE PANDEMIC HAS TAUGHT US.
In these uncertain times, it is recommended to Chant this powerful healing mantra daily for 108 times. However you may choose to chant according to your suitability. For maximum benefits try to Chant for atleast 11 to 21 times in the day. It will make you feel deeply connected with the whole universe. You will also feel very peaceful and responsible to do your bit to spread positivity and goodwill into the world.
Let us sincerely recite this cosmic mahamantra for Wellbeing and Wellness and together help heal the world 🙏