Sanskrit Hymns and Chants


Sanskrit Hymns

A hymn is a religious song written as a prayer for a deity or deities. There are many well known hymns in Sanskrit passed down generations through the gurukul system of learning. Today, in Sanatan Dharma a.k.a. Hinduism, many of these hymns are used in rituals and prayers. This section has many of the well known hymns for one’s learning.


Sanskrit Chants

A chant generally is singing of words. Chanting mantras or sacred texts is a common practice in Sanatan Dharma a.k.a. Hinduism. Chanting can be done by an individual or as part of a group. There are many mantras that are popular even today, which we have listed in this section, for you to read, learn and understand.

Sanskrit Hymns

Ganesh Sahastra Namavali

Mantra Pushpanjali (मन्त्र-पुष्पाञ्जली) This mantra is for the benefit of Human kind.  Mantra Pushpanjali – मन्त्र-पुष्पाञ्जली (mantra-puṣpāñjalī) is a prayer which...

Ganapati Atharvashirsha

Ganapati Atharvashirsha – श्री गणपत्यथर्वशीर्षम् As the name suggests, this Stotra is associated with Lord Ganesha. It is related to Atharva...

Ganesh Sahastra Namavali

Ganesh Stotra – श्रीगणेशस्तोत्रम् This mantra is dedicated to Lord Ganesha.  Ganesha Stotra recited in the proper way is considered to...

Sanskrit Chants

108 names of Bhagwan Shiva

This post lists the 108 names of Bhagwan Shiva in Sanskrit with transliteration. | भगवान शिव के 108 नाम।

Vishnu Sahasra namavali

Shri Vishnu Sahastra Namavali श्री विष्णु सहस्त्र नामावलिः (śrī viṣṇu sahastra nāmāvaliḥ) means List of 1000 names of Lord Vishnu. Transliteration,...

1000 names of Lord Ganesha

Shri Ganesh Sahastra Namavali श्री गणेशसहस्त्रनामावलिः (śrī gaṇeśasahastranāmāvaliḥ) means List of 1000 names of Lord Ganesha. Transliteration, meaning in English and...

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Check this section to read about different Sanskrit Hymns. All the Hymns have Transliteration along with English and Hindi meaning for better understanding.

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