Friday, April 9, 2010

Meaning of Navkar Mantra

Navkar Mantra :

Navkar Mantra

Namo Arihantanam means

I bow to all enlighten beings (Arihants) who have attained perfect knowledge, vision, bliss, and power and have shown the proper path of liberation that is Right Knowledge, Right Perception, and Right Conduct; which brings the cycles of birth, death, and misery to an end.

Namo Siddhanam means

I bow to all liberated souls (Siddhas) who have attained the state of perfection and immortality by following the path of liberation and achieving freedom of all karma.

Namo Ayariyanam means

I bow to the head of the religious congregations (Acharyas), who follow the path of liberation, preach the principles of religion, and inspire us to live moral and spiritual life.

Namo Uvajjhayanam means

I bow to the ascetic teachers (Upadhyayas) who explain the true nature of the soul and karma from the religious scriptures and show us the importance of the spiritual life over the material life.

Namo Loe Savva Sahunam means

I bow to all ascetics who strictly follow the five great vows of conduct, which are total nonviolence, truthfulness, non-stealing, celibacy and non-possession; and inspire us to live a simple life.

Eso Panch Namokaro, Savva Pava Panasano, Mangala Namcha Savvesim, Padhamam Havai Mangalam means

To these five types of great souls I offer my obeisance. May such obeisance help diminish my transgressions and sins. Giving this praise is the most auspicious as to bring happiness.

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  1. plz translate this in gujarati language so everybody take this oportunity

    thanks and regards
    jagat ajmera


    આપે જે રીતે નવકાર મહા મંત્ર ને સરળ રીતે સમજાવેલ છે તે ખરેખર ધન્યવાદ ને પત્ર છે આજ મીનીન્ગ્સ ને ગુજરાતી ભાસા માં પબ્લીશ કારસો તો વધારે ને વધારે લોકો તેનો લાભ લય શકશે....

    આભાર સહ
    જગત અજમેરા

  2. Hi myself Juhil Gandhi
    I really like the way written navkar in photo...
    Thanks for sharing
    Do you have shree mahaviray namah written same way???
    If yes could you send to by email Please
    My Id is
    Thanks once again

  3. Hello Hiren is this image copyrighted? I want to use it in one of my religious publications. Please let me know. Thanks. Himanshu