In Prasanthi Nilayam at early dawn, the people in the Mandir chant 21 Oms and Shanti, Shanti, Shanti. Each part of this chanting is significant, and knowing the significance can make this spiritual discipline more meaningful to us.


‘Su’ means good, auspicious and ‘Prabhath’ means morning. ‘Suprabhatam’ refers to the morning prayers that are chanted in praise of the Lord to awaken the divinity present within each individual. It is the act of dedicating oneself to the Lord and praying for His blessings right at the start of a new day.
The waving of the camphor flame (arathi) at the end of the prayer or bhajan session is to remind you that your sensual cravings must be burnt away without leaving any trace behind. You must offer yourself completely to God, to be merged in His Glory.Divine Discourse, Sep 8, 1966
Sarva Dharma Prayer recited at the end of a devotional singing session.
Prayers from different religions for chanting as part of a devotional singing session, including the Sathya Sai Gayathri.
I take refuge in the supremely sacred Vibhuthi of Lord Baba, the wonderful Vibhuthi, which bestows salvation, the sacred state which I desire to attain.
Prayer to lead one from untruth to truth; from darkness to light; and from death to immortality.
Listen to Swami chanting the Prayers, and also learn why one should offer food to God before partaking.

All Prayers
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Asathoma Sad Gamaya Thamaso Maa Jyothir Gamaya Mrithyor Maa Amritham Gamaya Om Shanthi Shanthi Shanthihi English version From The Unreal, Lead Me To The Real From Darkness, Lead Me To The Light From Death, Lead Me To Immortality Aum Peace, Peace, Peace

Discourse Snippet 1: Why Should We Offer Food To God Before Partaking? Discourse Snippet 2: Effect of Food On The Mind Prayer Meaning Brahmarpanam Brahmahavir Brahmagnou Brahmanahutam Brahmaivatena Gantavyam Brahmakarma Samadhina The act of offering is God. The offering is God. By God it is offered into the Fire of God. God is That which is to be attained by him who performs action pertaining … Continue reading Food Prayer »

Here are a few multi-faith prayers for chanting during the devotional singing sessions.

Purushothama Guru Tu
Siddha Buddha Tu, Skanda Vinayaka
Savita Pavaka Tu, Savita Pavaka Tu

Bhagawan advices starting the day with Omkaram chanting – OM (x 21). He further enunciates: The Pranava (primeval sound OM) recital is one form of such spiritual effort. It is laid down at Prashaanthi Nilayam that the early dawn recital of Om should be done twenty one times. This number is not arbitrarily fixed; it has a significance of its own. We have the five … Continue reading Omkaram »

Swami Sathya Sai Harey
Bhaktha Jana Samrakshaka
Bhaktha Jana Samrakshaka
Parthi Maheshwara ...

Swami Sathya Sai, our Lord
You protect devotees who cling to You
Show Your mercy to us who sing to You
Knowing You are God in human form ...

Swami Sathya Sai is here
Come to save devotees everywhere
Come to bless his children everywhere
Born at Puttaparthi ...

hacedor de toda la vida.
Como la luna tranquila, con Tu dulzura iluminas,
la luz de nuestro corazón. Gloria a Ti mi Señor.
Eres Padre y Madre de la alegría, ...

Poorva Sandhya Pravarthathe
Utthishta Sathya-Sayeesha
Karthavyam Daivamahnikam