Today's Beautiful Gem:
"Svastivaachakam" (Universal Blessing)
"Durjanah sajjano bhooyat sajjanah saantimaapnuyaat |
Saanto muchyeta bandhebhyo muktachaanyaan vimochyayet ||
"May the wicked become good; may the good obtain peace;
May the peaceful be released from bonds; may the freed set the others free!
"Svasti prajaabhyah paripaalayantam nyaayena maargena maheem maheesaah |
Gobraahmanebhyah subhamastunityam lokaah samastaah sukhino bhavantu ||
"May the people ruled be blessed; may the rulers of the Earth govern justly;
May the cattle and the wise ever prosper; may the whole world rejoice!
"Kaale varshatu parjanyah prthvee sasyasaalineem |
Desoyam kshobharahito braahmanaah santu nirbhayaah ||
"May the clouds rain during the seasons; may the barns of the Earth be full;
May the land be free from disturbances; may the wise live without fear!
"Sarve bhavantu sukhinah sarve santu niraamayah |
Sarve bhadraani pasyantu maa kaschidduhkhabhaagbhavet ||
"May all be happy; may all be healthy;
May all see only auspicious sights; may none ever be sorrowful!
"Sarvastaratu durgaani sarvo bhadraani pasyatu |
Sarvah kaamanavaapnotu sarvah sarvatra nandatu ||
"May all surmount difficulties; may all have only beautiful visions;
May all have their desires fulfilled; may everyone everywhere be happy!
"Svasti maatra uta pitre no astu svasti gobhyo jagate purushebhyah |
Viswam subhootam suvidatram no astu jyogeva drsyema sooryam ||
"May our parents be blessed; may the Earth with its people and
animals be blessed;
May everything in the universe flourish; may we see the sun for a long time!
Om Santih! Peace! - J. K. Mohana Rao