Sanskrit Practice

विषया विनिवर्तन्ते
viṣayā vinivartante {“turn away from the sense objects”}

रामः सीतां विन्दति
rāmaḥ sītāṁ vindati {“Rāma finds Sīta”}

भवान् भिष्मश्च कर्णश्च
bhavān, bhiṣmaś ca karṇaś ca  {“You, Bhiṣma, and Karṇa”}

द्रुपदो द्रौपदेयश्च
drupado draupadeyaś ca  {“Drupada and Draupadī”}

चरणपद्मौ नमामि विष्णो
caraṇa-padmau namāmi viṣṇo  {“I revere the two lotus feet of Viṣṇu”}

शं नो मित्रः शं वरुणः । शं नो भवत्वर्यमा
śaṁ no mitraḥ śaṁ varuṇaḥ. śaṁ no bhavatv aryamā
{“Bless us Mitra. Bless us Varuṇa. Bless us Aryamā.”}

शं नो विष्णुरुरुक्रमः
śaṁ no viṣṇur urukramaḥ
{“Bless us, wide-stepping Viṣṇu”}

नमस्ते वयो । त्वमेव प्रत्यक्षमसि
namas te vayo. tvam eva pratyakṣam asi
{“Salutations to Vayu. You are certainly directly perceptible.”}

सत्यं वदिष्यामि
satyaṁ vadiṣyāmi
{“I will speak the truth.”}

ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः
auṁ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ
{“Oṁ. Peace. Peace. Peace.”}

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