Beej Mantra: Meaning, Importance and Benefits


The Beej mantra is a very powerful mantra that is used in Hinduism to invoke Gods and Goddesses. It is believed that these short mantras were born from the sound waves created during the creation of the universe. Each of these mantras is associated with a meaning. The sound frequency that is created during the chanting of each Beej Mantra serves as an invocation of the Goddess. They help the cosmic energy flow in the body. If one intends to attain the powers of the divine figures, the chanting of these mantras continuously works miraculously in this context. Chanting mantras dedicated to each deity and adding beej mantras to them, please the deities more. There is power in these seed mantras. They keep both body and mind healthy.

How to chant Beej mantras ?

  • It is said that a clean body means a clean mind. That’s why whenever you start chanting the beej mantra, take a bath before that and wear clean clothes. This mantra should be chanted early in the morning. If for some reason you cannot take a bath before chanting the mantra, then sprinkle a few drops of water on yourself. After this, start chanting the mantra with a clear mind.
  • To chant the mantra, the mind should be calm. For a calm mind, one has to concentrate. So whenever you chant the mantra, sit in a quiet and empty place. Always choose a place for chanting the mantra, where no one is present and no one disturbs you for 30 to 40 minutes. You can set the time limit according to your own.
  • The words and pronunciation are the keys to unleash the power of Beej Mantras. Try to pronounce each syllable clearly with a lot of determination. You can take the help of a Guru to guide you on the right way of chanting Beej Mantras.
  • Do not give up if there is no good result even after chanting the mantra for a long period. Keep in mind that every mantra takes time to work. Don’t doubt the process and yourself. Believe in yourself. If you have chanted mantras with a clear mind, then you will get good results in the end. Just have a little patience.
  • Chant the mantra at least 108 times a day to see the best results.
  • Try to center yourself before you chant the mantras. Meditation helps you achieve peace. At the same time, due to meditation, stress is removed and the soul becomes stable.
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Important Beej Mantras

The basic seed mantra is “Om”. It is the mantra from which all other mantras are born. A specific deity is associated with each Beej Mantra. The types of Beej Mantras are – Yoga Beej Mantra, Tejo Beej Mantra, Shanti Beej Mantra, and Raksha Beej Mantra.


This is Shiva Beej Mantra. Here “ह्र” means Shiva and “औं” means Sadashiv. To get the blessings of Lord Shiva, chant this mantra keeping Lord Shiva in mind.


This mantra is dedicated to Goddess Durga. It is chanted to seek his blessings and protection from him. “द’” means Durga and “ऊ” means protection. The point here is Kriya (prayer). This mantra praises Goddess Durga as the mother of the universe.


This mantra is dedicated to Maa Kali. This mantra has special powers, which pleases Maa Kali, one of the incarnations of Maa Parvati. Here “क” means Maa Kali, “र” is Brahma and “ई” is Mahamaya. Overall, this mantra means that Mahamaya Maa Kali takes away my sorrows.


This is a very auspicious mantra. This Beej Mantra is related to Lord Ganesha. “ग” is used for Ganapati and Bindu is the remover of sorrows i.e. Shri Ganesha take away my sorrows.


This is also one of the seed mantras of Ganesha. This mantra is to please Lord Ganesha. In this “ग” is Lord Ganesha himself, “ल” means pervading, and “औं” means brilliance.


This is the Goddess Mahamaya Beej Mantra, also known as Bhuvaneshwari, the Mother of the Universe. Here “ह” means Shiva, “र” is Prakriti and “ई” is Mahamaya, and ‘बिंदु’ is the remover of sorrows. This mantra is considered helpful to ward off bad luck.


This is Lakshmi Beej Mantra. This mantra is chanted to get wealth. In this mantra “श्र” stands for Mahalakshmi, “र” stands for wealth, and “ई” stands for fulfillment. When one is trying to invoke Mahalakshmi for wealth and prosperity, he should chant this mantra. This Beej Mantra is very beneficial.


Mother Saraswati emerges from this seed mantra. If one wishes to pray for wisdom and education, then this Beej Mantra is essential. Mother Saraswati is the goddess of education, knowledge, music, and arts. Here “ऐं” means, O Mother Saraswati.


This Beej Mantra is for Lord Kamadeva. He is the god of love and desire. Kamdev is prayed through this Beej Mantra. Here “क” stands for Kamadeva, “ल” stands for Indra Dev, and “ई” stands for satisfaction.


This powerful Beej Mantra is associated with Lord Bhairav. Lord Bhairav is one of the fierce forms of Lord Shiva. In this mantra “ह” is for Lord Shiva and “ऊं” is for Bhairav. Overall this mantra means, O Shiva destroy my sorrows.


Lord Narasimha, one of the forms of Lord Vishnu is born from this powerful beeja mantra. “क्ष” stands for Nrisimha, “र” stands for Brahman, “औ” stands for upward-pointing teeth, and “Bindu” stands for removal of sorrow. Through this mantra, a prayer is being made to Lord Narasimha in the form of Brahma that O God, remove my sorrows.

Other Powerful Beej Mantras

Gayatri Beej’s mantra is extremely powerful and is famous all over the world. It is made up of a combination of other Mantras of Gods and Planets and has combined power.

ॐ भूर्भुव: स्व: तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो न: प्रचोदयात्

Mrityunjaya Beej Mantra which is dedicated to Lord Shiva is very powerful and useful as chanting this mantra gives protection to the native and his family. Along with this, the fear of disease and death also goes away by chanting this mantra. Each and Every god in Hindu dharma has his or her beej mantra.

ॐ हौं जूं सः ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान्मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ॐ स्वः भुवः भूः ॐ सः जूं हौं ॐ

Lakshmi Narayan Beej Mantra, Ram Beej Mantra, Radha Krishna Beej Mantra, and Garuda Beej Mantra are some of the mantras that are associated with Lord Vishnu. The sound waves generated by the chanting of these mantras spread happiness in the family and provide good health.

Durga Saptashati Beej Mantra and Nav Durga Beej Mantra are specially chanted during the Navratri festival. By chanting this mantra one gets the blessings of the nine forms of Maa Durga.

Navagraha Beej Mantras

According to Vedic astrology, the nine planets of the universe have special significance on the birth chart of a person. These Navagraha Mantras can provide relief from the malefic effects caused by the planets on our lives.

The beej mantras of the nine planets are:

Surya or Surya Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 7000 times within 40 days.

ॐ ह्रां ह्रीं ह्रौं सः सूर्याय नमः ॥

Chandra or Chandra Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 11000 times within 40 days.

ॐ श्रां श्रीं श्रौं सः चंद्राय नमः ॥

Mangal or Mangal Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 10000 times within 40 days.

ॐ क्रां क्रीं क्रौं सः भौमाय नमः ॥

Budh or Budh Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 9000 times within 40 days

ॐ ब्रैं ब्रीं ब्रैन सः बुधाय नमः ॥

Brihaspati or Brihaspati Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 19000 times within 40 days.

ॐ ग्रां ग्रीं ग्रौं सः गुरवे नमः ॥

Shukra or Shukra Beej Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 16000 times within 40 days.

ॐ द्रां द्रीं द्रौं सः शुक्राय नमः ॥

Shani or Shani Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 23000 times within 40 days.

ॐ प्रां प्रीं प्रौं सः शनैश्चराय नमः॥

Rahu Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 18000 times within 40 days.

ॐ भ्रां भ्रीं भ्रौं सः राहवे नमः॥

Ketu Mantra: This mantra should be chanted 17000 times within 40 days.

ॐ स्रां स्रीं स्रौं सः केतवे नमः॥

Benefits of chanting the Navagraha mantras

There is a different mantra for each planet. By chanting a particular mantra, the negative effects of that particular planet can be reduced or removed. Regular chanting of these mantras improves the quality of personal and professional life. Each mantra has powers related to each planet and positive blessings of Navagraha can be obtained by chanting these Beej Mantras.

Chakra Beej mantra

There is a seed mantra for each chakra center of our body. These mantras activate the energy of the chakras. These mantras have been used by great sages since ancient times.


Mooldhara (root) chakra seed mantra. The energy it activates is groundedness.


Swadhishthan (Chakra) Beej Mantra. The energy it activates is creativity.


Manipur (Solar Plexus) Chakra Beej Mantra. The energy it activates is the inner force.


Anahat (Heart) Chakra Beej Mantra. The energy it activates is compassion and love.


Vishuddhi (Throat) Chakra Beej Mantra. The energy it activates is manifestation.

Command (Third Eye) Chakra Beej Mantra. This mantra activates the energy of imagination.

मौन ॐ

Sahasrar (crown) chakra seed mantra. This mantra activates the energy of enlightenment.

Benefits of chanting Chakra mantras

Chakras are the central points of our body and Chakra Beej mantras focus on each chakra and activate their energy. Chanting each Chakra mantra with a focus on each chakra gives wonderful results, as all these mantras work for different aspects of life, such as health, wealth, happiness, prosperity, and growth. These mantras have therapeutic properties as they remove tension and sorrow from the mind and give relaxation.

Overall Benefits of Beej Mantra Chanting

Each seed or sound seed was associated with a specific deity. Similarly, each beej mantra is very important to get the blessings of the specific god or goddess. Beej mantras are the sound expression of the deity they represent. Regular chanting of the Beej Mantra in a prescribed manner helps in increasing one’s spiritual powers. Also, it may help them to see the real light in front of the people leading their journey. Chanting Beej Mantras with pure heart and faith brings all kinds of positive changes in life. Beej mantra is a very good way to focus on self and remove negative things. It is even better to chant mantras while meditating because it is like doing two good things at once.
Beej Mantra makes a person spiritual and helps in making better contact with God.

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