Gurudevi Nirmalananda chants these mantras before and after she teaches. You may chant with her or read the English.
OM namah shivaaya gurave
OM. I bow to the Guru who is the indwelling Shiva,
whose form is being, consciousness and bliss,
who is transcendent, calm,
free from all support and luminous.
Salutations to the Guru Muktananda
who rescues his disciples from transmigration
who has assumed a body to meet the needs of his devotees
whose nature is consciousness and existence
shambhave gurave namah
The Guru is the only cause,
the ultimate source and the bridge
that carries you across this world.
Bow to the one with all knowledge. (Guru Gita 33)
tasmai shree-gurave namah
Guru is the creative force (brahma)
Guru is the sustaining force (vishnu)
Guru is the destructive force (shiva)
Guru is truly the supreme reality (parabrahman)
I bow with heartfelt gratitude to my honored Guru.
OM svaroopa svasvabhavah namo namah
I bow again and again to the inherent essence of beingness, within myself and within all existence.
om saha naavavatu
saha nau bhunaktu
saha veeryam karava-vahai
tejasvi naavad-heetam astu
om shaantih shaantih shaantih(i)
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.