Om Saha Navavatu mantra is a traditional Hindu prayer that is often recited before beginning any learning or educational activity. Here are some of the potential benefits associated with reciting this mantra:
OM Saha Navavatu mantra is considered a powerful tool for learning and personal growth, and is believed to bring numerous benefits to those who recite it with sincerity and devotion.
Om! May God protect us both together;
May God nourish us both together;
May we work conjointly with great energy;
May our study be vigorous and effective,
and may we not mutually dispute (or may we not hate any);
Om! Let there be peace in me! Let there be peace in my environment! Let there be peace in the forces that act on me!
Oṃ saha nāv avatu
saha nau bhunaktu
saha vīryaṃ karavāvahai
tejasvi nāv adhītam astu
mā vidviṣāvahai |
Om śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ ||
ॐ सह नाववतु |
सह नौ भुनक्तु |
सह वीर्यं करवावहै |
तेजस्विनावधीतमस्तु मा विद्विषावहै॥
ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः॥
The Shanti Mantras or "Peace Mantras" are prayers for Peace (Shanti) found in Upanishads. Generally, they are recited at the beginning and end of religious rituals and discourses.
Shanti Mantras are invoked at the beginning of some topics of Upanishads. They are supposed to calm the mind of the reciter and the environment around him/her. Reciting them is also believed to be removing any obstacles to the task being started.