Sanskrit Hymns and Chants
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.
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.