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How and When to Chant Gayatri Mantra?

Among the Vedic mantras, the most important mantra is Gayatri Mantra. Here is a brief explanation on how and when to chant Gayatri mantra. ॐ भूर्भुव :  स्व :  तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं   भर्गो   देवस्य   धीमहि   धियो   यो   न :  प्रचोदयात् Om bhoor bhuvah svah. Tat savitur varenyam bhargo devasya deemahi dhiyo yo nah prachodayaat How to Chant Gayatri Mantra? One needs to wake up early in the morning and do the purification of the body by taking bath. Equally important along with body wash is to remove all forms of negativities from the mind like hatred, anger, jealousy etc. If you are not in a position to take bath then you can wash your hands and legs with water and use a wet cloth to clean the body. You should always wear fresh and clean clothes while chanting the mantra. The mantra should be chanted while looking at the sun. You should sit in a comfortable position. Those who are unable to sit on the ground can sit on a chair etc. Those sitting on the ground s