Sunday 14th of August 2022

Benefits of Murugan Gayatri Mantra – Subramanya Gayatri Mantra

Murugan Gayatri Mantra / Subramanya Gayatri Mantra

Om Karthikeyaaya Vidmahe
Valli-nadhaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Skanda Prachodayath

Murugan Gayatri Mantra Benefits

Lord Murugan is known by many other names like Skanda, kandha, Subramanya, Shanmukha, Sravana, Karthikeya, Guha, and Velayutha. The Murugan Gayatri mantra is a powerful and divine mantra which give protection for its reciter. The mantra is also believed to negate all kind of ill effect and black magic.

Subramanya Gayatri Mantra Benefits

The Murugan Gayatri Mantra is a mantra signifying victory. A person chanting this revered mantra receives the ability to win over all their enemies and rivals. It is also known to give strength and courage to bravely face all problems in one’s life. People who are entangled with legal cases and pending arbitration immensely benefit from reciting this mantra regularly.

Moreover, constant chanting of the  Murugan Gayatri Mantra is also said to bless a person and his/her family with success, victory, good fortune, good health, lot’s of wealth, and peace. According to Skanda Purana, when the mantra of Lord Murugan are constantly chanted, the chanter will be bestowed with all kinds of spiritual powers especially knowledge and courage.

The Sick and Frightened

Worshipping Lord Murugan is believed to relieve a person from nervousness, thereby making him brave and courageous. Regular recitation of this Murugan Gayatri Mantra prevents bad effects such as ill luck, evil-eyes, nightmares. It also acts as a shield against evil spirits and curses.

Since this mantra is said to prevent nervousness, it can be said that it is most ideal for those participating in various competitions such as quiz and sports.

Magalik / Sevvai / Kuja Dosha

The mantra also effectively works for those suffering from Kuja Dosha (also known as Manglik Dosha or Sevvai Dosham). People affected by this dosha must take efforts to recite this mantra on a day to day basis. This is because Lord Muruga is considered as the guiding God of Mars. Individuals who’s horoscope shows unfavourable positioning of the planet Mars (Kuja / Mangal) or due to adverse Mars Dasa (also known as Kuja Dasa, Mangal Dasa, and Sevvai Dasa) and Mars Bhukthi (also known as Kuja Bhukthi, Mangal Bhukthi, and Sevvai Bhukthi),  can seek the divine blessings of Lord Murugan by chanting this sacred Murugan Gayatri Mantra. This mantra negate all the evil effects caused by the planet Mars.


Pregnant ladies generally recite this Murugan Gayatri Mantra seeking good health of the fetus in the womb. The mantra also ensures safe delivery of the child without any complications. Childless couples praying for a offspring can receive the blessings of Lord Murugan by chanting this much revered mantra.


The Murugan gayathri mantra is also believed to benefit the student community greatly. When recited regularly, this mantra is known to improve one’s memory and concentration. Thus it comes of immense help especially during periods of revision, examinations, etc. Parents of very young students can recite the mantra on behalf of their children for tasting success in examination and progress in all spheres of learning.

Best Days To Chant

It is ideal to chant this mantra on a daily basis. However, one may not be in a position to recite this sloka daily due to various personal and professional commitments. In that case, it is best to chant this mantra on specific days that are considered highly auspicious for the worship of Lord Muruga. This includes all Tuesdays, all days in the month of Krittika/Karthigai, days of the star Pushya/Pusam and during Purnima/Pournami (Full Moon Days).

Best Day To Initiate Murugan Gayatri Mantra:

To receive the full benefit of this mantra, recite it on all full moon days of the year (Pournami / Purnima) or on Tuesdays.

Best Time To Chant Murugan Gayatri Mantra:

The mantra should be recited at either the dawn or the dusk for best results.

How many Times to Chant Murugan Gayatri Mantra?

There is a specified number of times that the mantra must recited. Accordingly it is regarded auspicious to Chant the mantra 11, 108, or 1008 times.

Who Can Chant Murugan Gayatri Mantra?

The Murugan gayathri mantra can be recited by anyone regardless of specifications like gender and age.

How To Worship?

People can worship by chanting this revered mantra in front of the sacred Murugan Yantra or before an image of the Lord.

To Attain Mantra Siddhi: The mantra should be chanted 108 times in 48 days (one mandala).

Chant Murugan Gayatri Mantra Facing: One should recite this mantra facing the direction east.

Naivedya / Prasadham (Food Offerings): Panchamirtham (also spelled as Panchamirdham, Panchamrutham, or Panchamrit) which is a mixture of mashed bananas, jaggery, raisins, cashew nuts, and dates. Apart from that, you can also offer sweet food items or fruits.

Flowers for Murugan Gayatri: Any flower, more preferably fragrant red coloured ones can be offered for worship.

Japa Mala: Rosary beads made out of clear quartz (spadika mala ) or Rudraksha mala or Tulasi mala  (rosary beads made out of the bark of basil) can be ideally used.

The following are the different versions of  Murugan Gayatri Mantra:

Om Karthikeyaaya Vidmahe
Siki-vahanaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Skanda Prachodayath

Om That-purushaaya Vidmahe
Mahaa Senaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Shanmukha Prachodayath

Om That-purushaaya Vidmahe
Maha Senaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Skanda Prachodayath

Om Karthikeyaaya Vidmahe
Siki-nadhaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Skanda Prachodayath

Om Karthikeyaaya Vidmahe
Sakthi Hasthaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Skanda Prachodayath

Om Kukkudaath Dhvajaaya Vidmahe
Sakthi Hasthaaya Dhimahi
Thanno Subramanya Prachodayath

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