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Kartikeya Gayatri Mantra

Kartikeya is Deva Senapati or the commander in chief of the Gods. He is the son of Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The name Kartikeya or Kartik is more popular in North and Western parts of India. In South India, He is popular as Murugan. Kartikeya Gayatri mantra is a short mantra with immense benefit for devotees.

Kartikeya Gayatri Mantra
तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे महा सैन्या धीमहि तन्नो स्कंदा प्रचोदयात
Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe Maha Sainya Deemahi Tanho Skanda Prachodayat

The mantra is chanted to overcome fear. As per Hinduism, a devotee can only be successful in spiritual world when the devotee overcomes fear.

In the materialistic world, people chant the mantra to defeat enemies and for wish fulfillment.

The mantra is chanted on the sixth day after Amavasya or no moon day 108 times. It can also be chanted daily during the regular prayers.