When was the last time you’ve recited the famous Gayatri Mantra? Well, if you are scratching your head to remember then I’ve news for you and i.e. if you would have done it regularly then you would have been bestowed with razor sharp memory. Amazed!! Well so was I when I came to know that Gayatri Mantra is miraculously mindboggling. So, let’s find out how chanting this powerful mantra can make you fitter, brighter and better.
Gayatri Mantra was deciphered from the Rig Veda and it is almost 3000 years old. According to scriptures, sage Vishwamitra was gifted by this mantra for his austerity.
Sound of "OMmmmmm" in the Gayatri Mantra leads to the vibration of tongue, lips, throat, core and brain. This process helps in releasing hormones that soothes the body and keep you away from stress by bringing peace and tranquility.
Breathing is an art, and if you breathe right, you’ll stay fit. This comes only with practice. If you practice Gayatri Mantra regularly, you’ll see the control you’ve developed over your breathe. Deep breathing means more oxygen to your body which implies a healthier and sharper you.
Who doesn’t wish for a flawless and glowing skin? Thanks to Gayatri Mantra for making it easier for us. Reciting Gayatri Mantra increases blood circulation across the facial area which results in releasing toxins; just like a face massage but this one is for free.
Depression has become a health hazard and Gayatri Mantra is a cure to it. Let’s figure out the science behind it. A study has shown that reciting Gayatri Mantra stimulates a brain nerve called "VAGUS", which is targeted in treating depression clinically as well. So there you go, now you have a handy psychiatrist too.
Who would have thought that reciting a mantra can increase your brain cells, isn’t it? But it’s true. A study show, that the sample who chanted Gayatri Mantra regularly had better memory. But how did this happen? Chanting Gayatri Mantra resulted into vibration which further amplifies it to the activation of chakras present on the face and head. This trinity of chakras is directly linked to the brain, eyes, nose, lower head, pituitary gland and thyroid gland. The activation of these glands helps in releasing hormones that are responsible for good memory and better focus.
A healthy heart is the key to a happy life and Gayatri Mantra has the power to bestow you with one. Chanting Gayatri Mantra slows down the breathing process and regularizes the heart beats, keeping your heart fit and away from fatigue.
Pollution is on the rise and due to that respiratory problems are prevalent. Deep breathing during the chanting of Gayatri Mantra strengthen your lungs and helps you control your breathe when you are breathless.
Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Gayatri mantra chanted with a calm and steadfast mind helps one overcome even those obstacles which otherwise appear insurmountable." Not just him but legends like Swami Vivekananda, renowned scientists like J. B. S. Haldane and many other distinguish personalities have admired Gayatri Mantra and its benefits.
We all deserve a better lifestyle and chanting Gayatri Mantra promises the same. So, stop looking for fancy options to stay fit and fabulous as our Vedas have derived the answer to all your day to day worries and that’s what makes Gayatri Mantra, the golden hymn.