Satsang Chants

Invocation

OM svaroopa svasvabhavah namo namah

Translation:  OM.  I bow to your own Self, your inherent beingness and Divine Essence. 

Again and again I bow.

Opening Chant

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Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati

Jyota se Jyota

Light My Inner Flame with Your Flame

This song was written in Hindi, in honor of Baba Muktananda.  We sing selected verses and their translations.  The Hindi words are presented with Anglicized spelling.  The translation is by Gurudevi Nirmalananda.

OM svaroopa svasvabhava namo nama.h

Jyota se jyota jagaavo

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

CHORUS:

Meraa antara timira mitaavo

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

VERSE 1:

He yogeshvara, he jnyaaneshvara

He saaraveshvara, he parameshvara

Nija kripaa barasaavo.

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

SING CHORUS

VERSE 4:

Antara mae yuga yuga se so-ee (x2)

Chiti shakti ko jagaavo

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

SING CHORUS

VERSE 6:

Jeevana Muktaananda avinaashee (x2)

Charanana sharana lagaavo

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

SING CHORUS

ENGLISH TRANSLATION:

Light my inner flame with your flame

Teacher of Truth, awaken my inner light.

ENGLISH CHORUS:

Remove the darkness concealing me

Teacher of Truth, awaken my inner light.

ENGLISH VERSE 1:

O lord of yoga, O lord of wisdom,

O lord within all, O lord transcending all,

Shower me with your transforming grace.

Teacher of Truth, awaken my inner light.

SING ENGLISH CHORUS

VERSE 4:

Asleep within me through countless ages, (x2)

Waken chit-shakti within me.

Teacher of Truth, awaken my inner light.

SING ENGLISH CHORUS

VERSES 6:

O limitless one, Swami Muktaananda, (x2)

In your lotus feet, I take shelter.

Teacher of Truth, awaken my inner light.

SING ENGLISH CHORUS

FINAL CHORUS

Jyota se jyota jagaavo

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

Meraa antara timira mitaavo

Sadaguru jyota se jyota jagaavo

Sadgurunath maharaj ki jay

 

Closing Mantras

OM saha naavavatu

saha nau bhunaktu

saha veeryam karava-vahai

tejasvi naavad-heetam astu

maa vid-vishaa-vahai

OM shaanti shaanti shaantih(i)

OM svaroopa svasvabhava namo namah

Translation:

OM. May we be protected together.

May we enjoy the fruits of our actions together.

May we achieve strength together.

May our knowledge be full of light.

May we never have enmity for one another.

OM. Peace. Peace. Peace to all.

To your inherent Divinity, your own Self, again and again I bow.