The term Guru generally refers to Brihaspati or the ruling deity of Jupiter planet. Being the largest planet in the solar system,Jupiter's magnetic forces are very high on the earth. This science explains why Guru graha is given the most important place in astrology. Jupiter takes about twelve years to go around the sun. In this course, it stays in a given zodiac sign for the period of one year. Some positions of Guru are considered favorable while some are not favorable.
The favorable positions of Guru in the horoscope of an individual can bring about good health, happiness, promotions, wealth, gaining of assets, improvement in social status, etc. The unfavorable position of Guru in the horoscope can result in several misfortunes like law suits, family problems, financial troubles, job loss, ill health and others.
Chanting a selection of Lord Brihaspati mantras can help attain the desires of the person and attain happiness and success in every front of life. Here is a selection of Brihaspati mantras with their meaning and benefits of chanting.
“Devanam ca rishinam gurun kanchana-sannibhham
buddhi-bhutam tri-lokesham tam namami brihaspatim”
Meaning: I bow down to Lord Brihaspati, who is the ruling deity of planet Jupiter. He is the preceptor of all gods and sages. Shining in golden complexion, he is the embodiment of wisdom. He controls the three worlds.
Jupiter Beej mantra
“Om graam greem graum sah brihaspataye namah”
“Om brim brihaspataye namah”
"Om Graam Greem Graum Sah Gurve Namah"
Meaning: Jupiter beej mantra is made of seed sounds that represent the powers of Jupiter planet.Regular chanting of these beeja sounds in the prescribed way can give all the benefits of pleasing the planet Jupiter.
“Om Suraachaarya Vidmahe, Surasreshtaya dhimahi, tannoguruh prachodayat”
Meaning: I bow down in front of Lord Brihaspati, the preceptor of the gods. He is the ideal one among the gods. Let him illumine my intellect and bless me with a clear path to move on.
The benefits of chanting the Brihaspati mantras
Canting Guru mantra can give the devotees wealth, fame, good luck, spiritual mind, sharp intellect, success in profession and studies,relief from nervous and skin problems and a host of other benefits. Know that Guru is the planet responsible for favour, luck and fortune.
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