Sudarshana Maha Mantra: Lyrics, Spiritual Benefits, and Chanting 108 Times Explained


Sudarshana Maha Mantra is a powerful and ancient mantra dedicated to Lord Sudarshana whose manifestation is represented as a Chakra(disc) carried by God Vishnu.

Chanting the Sudarshana Maha mantra helps relives bad luck, removes negative thoughts, and brings prosperity and wellness to a devotee’s life

Sudarshana Maha Mantra

About Sudarshana Chakra

In Sanskrit, the word Sudarshan means the one that shows the auspicious path. (Su = Good or Auspicious and Darshan = path)

Sudarshana is considered the mighty Lord who protects the devotees by removing negative energy, and ill health and bestowing positivity.

According to spiritual books such as Ahirbudhnya Samhita and Vishnu Purana, It was also believed that God Vishnu himself is the manifestation of Sudarshana.

In Hinduism, God Vishnu can be always seen depicted as carrying the Sudarshana chakra in one of his arms. This divine object is in the form of a spiral disc with 108 serrated edges. Know to be one of the most powerful and unmatched weapons possessed by Vishnu Bhagavan, It was used by the Vishnu to launch against the negative forces and destroy them within a blink of an eye.

According to Hindu Sacred scriptures, it was believed that the divine architect Vishwakarma crafted the Sudarshana chakra from the sun. It holds the power of 1 million suns

Sudarshana Chakra
The idol of God Vishnu holding Sudarshana Chakra and Iconography of Sudarshana Chakra

Rather than considering this just as a holy object or weapon, it was also seen as an incarnation of God Vishnu itself. In Vaishnava temples, it is a common sight to see Sudarshana Chakra placed on top of a gopuram or on the main temple (sanctum sanctorum)

Sudarshana Homan and Yagam

Dedicated to Lord Sudarshana these are very popular rituals in Hinduism. These events are performed to ward-off evil eyes and enemies and bestow good luck, health, and fortune to the people

Maha Sudarshana Yagam is prominent during the opening of a Temple, Industry, or Business.

Sudarshana Maha Mantra Lyrics

Om Shreem Hreem Klee
Krishnaaya Govindaaya Gopeejana Vallabhaya
Paraya Param Purushaaya Paramathmane
Para Karma Manthra Yantra Tantra Oushadha
Visha Aabichara Astra Shastran Samhara Samhara
Mrthiyur Mochaya Mochaya
Aayur Vardhaya Vardhaya
Shatror Nasaya Nasaya
Om Namo Bhagavathey Maha Sudarshanaya Deepthrey
Jwala Paridhaya sarwa dhik shobhanakaraya
Hom Phat Bhrahmaney Param Jyothishey Swaha

Benefits of Chanting Sudarshana Maha Mantra

  • It removes negative energy in one’s life
  • It helps to relieve health problems
  • Helps to achieve one desire.
  • Helps overcome worries and suffering
  • Regular chanting of this mantra can help one be mentally well

Chanting Sudarshana Chakra Mantra daily with a pure heart and meditative mind can bestow devotees with immense benefits it can help one to achieve materialistic benefits. But more than that it moves the devotee towards the Spiritualistic life and helps attain salvation.

Sudarshana Maha Mantra 108 Times

In Hinduism 108 is considered an auspicious number. Sacred texts mention reciting Mantras 108 times with a pure soul would bestow the devotee to achieve their desires and help them bring closure to God. Chanting Sudarshana Maha Mantra 108 Times has immense benefits; it can remove all kinds of negativity, and shield one against doshas and evil aspects that are preventing one to achieve their goals.

One can start reciting this mantra 108 times on auspicious days such as Ekadashi and then depending upon their capability they can either continue it for Days till their goal is achieved

How to Chant and When to Chant Sudarshana Maha Mantra

Although there are no stringent limitations, there are certain limitations one should observe when chanting this powerful mantra. They include.

  • Take a bath and make sure the area where you sit is clean and tidy
  • Attain a meditative state and slowly assume Lord Sudarshana form, make sure you do not think about any other things
  • Slowly start reciting this mantra 11, 21 times, or 108 times. (You can keep a Japamala to track the number of times recited)
  • Once the recitation is complete you can offer the prasadam to God and then end the pooja
  • In general, it is best to chant the mantra during early mornings and or evenings (during twilight)

Simpler Form of Maha Sudarshana Mantra

There is also a smaller version of the mantra dedicated to Lord Sudarshana praising his nature

“Sri Sudarshana Chakraya Sahasraya Heythirajaya Namaha”

Meaning: On Lord Sudarshana, the one with Thousand spikes the mighty weapon O the Greatone

Sudarshana Chakra in Srimad Bhagavatam

The Significance of Sudarshana Chakra can also be found in SriMad Bhagavatam. It was praised with the following verses

tvam dharmas tvam ṛtaṁ satyaṁ
tvaṁ yajño khila-yajna-bhuk
tvam loka-pālaḥ sarvātmā
tvaṁ tejaḥ pauruṣaṁ param

O Sudarsana you are religion, you are truth, you are encouraging statements, you are sacrifice, and you are the enjoyer of the fruits of sacrifice.

You are the maintainer of the entire universe, and you are the supreme transcendental prowess in the hands of the Supreme Personality of God.

You are the original vision of the Lord, and therefore you are known as Sudarshana Everything has been created by your activities, and therefore you are all-pervading.


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