Devi Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and arts, represents the free flow of wisdom and consciousness. Devi Saraswati is the mother of the Vedas, and chants to her, called the ‘Saraswati Vandana’ often begin and end Vedic lessons.

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Devi Saraswati Mantra – List

Below is the list of some of the most powerful Saraswati Mantras in Sanskrit with English translations.

1. Saraswati Beej Mantra

The Saraswati Beej Mantra is chanted by devotees as an offering or salutations to Devi Saraswati.

ॐ ऐं महासरस्वत्यै नमः ||
Om Aing Mahasaraswatyai Namah |

Meaning: I meditate and bow to Maha Saraswati Devi.

2. Vidya Mantra for students

Vidya Mantra is known to improve the power of concentration and memory for students. Students who struggle to score well or pass their exams can chant this Saraswati mantra.

सरस्वति नमस्तुभ्यं वरदे कामरूपिणि ।
विद्यारम्भं करिष्यामि सिद्धिर्भवतु मे सदा ॥

Saraswati Namasthubhyam Varade Kamarupini
Vidyarambham KarishyamiSiddhir Bavathume Sadha

Meaning – Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who is the giver of Boons and fulfiller of Wishes, O Devi, when I begin my Studies, Please bestow on me the capacity of Right Understanding, always.

3. Saraswati Mantra for Intelligence

This mantra is chanted to seek blessings to eradicate the evils of ignorance and bestow the devotee with intelligence.

शुक्लां ब्रह्मविचारसारपरमांद्यां जगद्व्यापनीं
वीणा-पुस्तक-धारिणीमभयदां जाड्यांधकारपहाम्।
हस्ते स्फाटिक मालिकां विदधतीं पद्मासने संस्थिताम्
वन्दे तां परमेश्वरीं भगवतीं बुद्धिप्रदां शारदाम्।।

Shuklaam Brahmvichaar Saar Paramaadyaam Jagadvyaapineem Veennaa Pushtak Dhaarinneebhamay Daam Jaad Yaapandhkaaraapahaam

Haste Sfatik Maalikaam Vidhateem Paramaasane Sansthitaam
Vande Taam Parameshwareem Bhagwateem Buddhi Pradaam Shaaradaam.

Meaning – (I meditate on Devi Sharada) Who is Pure White in Colour, and whose deepest Essence can only be fathomed by inquiring into the nature of Brahman (Absolute Consciousness); Who is Supreme and Primeval, and Her Essence is spread across the whole Universe (as Consciousness), Who is holding the Veena (symbolizing the essence of Music) and Book (symbolizing the essence of Knowledge), and displaying the gesture of Fearlessness (arising out of Knowledge); the Knowledge which removes the darkness of Ignorance from our Minds, Who is holding a Garland of Crystal beads in Her Hand (shining with Purity), and Who is abiding on the Seat of Lotus (blooming like an awakened Consciousness), I Extol and Worship Her, Who is the Supreme Goddess Who awakens our Intelligence; I Worship Devi Sharada.

4. Maha Saraswati Mantra

This mantra is mainly chanted by students to make learning easy and help them score good marks in exams.

ॐ ऐं ह्रीं क्लीं महासरस्वती देव्यै नमः ||
Om Aim Hrim Kleem Maha Saraswati Devaya Namaha||

5. Saraswati Mantra for excellence in academics

This mantra is recommended for students to chant before they start studying for their exams so that Maa Saraswati blesses them with the power of memory and concentration.

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सरस्वति नमस्तुभ्यं वरदे कामरूपिणि ।
विद्यारम्भं करिष्यामि सिद्धिर्भवतु मे सदा ॥

Saraswathi Namasthubhyam, Varadey Kaamarupinee।
Vidhyarambham Karishyami, Sidhir bhavathu mey sada॥

Meaning – Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who is the giver of Boons and fulfiller of Wishes, O Devi, when I begin my Studies, Please bestow on me the capacity of Right Understanding, always.

6. Saraswati Mantra for success in the career

This mantra is chanted to seek success from Devi Saraswati in career and education. This mantra is also known as Saraswati Gayatri Mantra.

ॐ  ऐन वाग्देव्यै  च  विद्महे कामराजाय धीमहि!
तन्नो  देवी   प्रचोदयात ॥

Om aen Vageeshwaryae Vidmahe Vagwadeenyae
Dhimahe Tannah Saraswati Prachodayat

7. Mantra to seek glory

This mantra to seek glory is chanted to seek the divine blessings of Goddess Saraswati to gain all glories and powers of knowledge that exist in the world.

सरस्वति महाभागे विद्ये कमललोचने ।
विद्यारूपे विशालाक्षि विद्यां देहि नमोस्तुते ॥

Saraswati Mahabhage Vidye Kamalalochane।
Vishwaroope Vishaalaakshi Vidyam dehi namosthuthe॥

Meaning – O Devi Saraswati, the most Auspicious Goddess of Knowledge with Lotus-like Eyes, An Embodiment of Knowledge with Large Eyes, Kindly Bless me with Knowledge. I Salute you.

8. Saraswati Mantra for gaining Knowledge

This mantra is chanted to acquire the blessings of knowledge

वद वद वाग्वादिनी स्वाहा ॥
Vad Vad Vaagwaadinee Swaha ॥

9. Saraswati Mantra For Enhancing Intelligence

This mantra is chanted for enhanced intelligence in students and adults alike.

ॐ ऐं ह्रीं श्रीं वाग्देव्यै सरस्वत्यै नमः ॥
Om Aing Hreeng Shreeng Vaagdevyai Saraswatyai Namah ॥

10. Saraswati Mantra to Gain Wisdom

This mantra is chanted to be blessed with the wisdom of wealth and knowledge.

ॐ अर्हं मुख कमल वासिनी पापात्म क्षयम् कारी
वद वद वाग्वादिनी सरस्वती ऐं ह्रीं नमः स्वाहा ||

Om Arham Mukha Kamal Vaasinee Paapaatma Kshayam Kaari
Vad Vad Vaagwaadinee Saraswati Aing Hreeng Namah Swaaha ॥

Saraswati Mantras in Rig Veda

11. Prayer for Wisdom

पावका नः सरस्वती वाजेभिर्वाजिनीवती ।
यज्ञं वष्टु धियावसुः ॥१.३.१०॥

Paavakaa Nah Sarasvatii Vaajebhir-Vaajiniivatii |
Yajnyam Vassttu Dhiyaavasuh ||1.3.10||

Meaning – O Saraswati, You are the purifier (of our Intellect), and Your Strength (of Wisdom) grows within us with Sacrificial Offerings (inner and outer), May my offering in Yagnya strengthen Your Wisdom within me (i.e. May Your presence within me make me rich in Wisdom).

12. Acceptance of Prayer and Blessings

चोदयित्री सूनृतानां चेतन्ती सुमतीनाम् ।
यज्ञं दधे सरस्वती ॥१.३.११॥

Codayitrii Suunrtaanaam Cetantii Sumatiinaam |
Yajnyam Dadhe Sarasvatii ||1.3.11||

Meaning – (Saraswati Who) Inspires us towards Truth and awakens our Goodness (Sumati),
(That Saraswati) has (now) held this Yajna (i.e. Has accepted my offerings).

13. Making the presence of Universal Wisdom felt

महो अर्णः सरस्वती प्र चेतयति केतुना ।
धियो विश्वा वि राजति ॥१.३.१२॥

Maho Arnnah Sarasvatii Pra Cetayati Ketunaa |
Dhiyo Vishvaa Vi Raajati ||1.3.12||

Meaning – Saraswati, that Great Wave (of Universal Wisdom) (Who has flowed as a River) and Who is the awakener of our Intellect, is (now) shining as the embodiment of Universal Wisdom (in this Yajna).

Saraswati Vandana

या कुन्देन्दुतुषारहारधवला या शुभ्रवस्त्रावृता
या वीणावरदण्डमण्डितकरा या श्वेतपद्मासना।
या ब्रह्माच्युत शंकरप्रभृतिभिर्देवैः सदा वन्दिता
सा मां पातु सरस्वती भगवती निःशेषजाड्यापहा॥१॥

Ya Kundendu Tusharahara Dhavala Ya Shubhra Vastravrita
Ya Veena Varadanda Manditakara Ya Shveta Padmasana
Ya Brahmachyuta Shankara Prabhritibihi Devaih Sada Pujita
Sa Mam Pattu Saravatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha Jadyapaha॥1॥

Meaning – Salutations to Devi Saraswati, Who is pure white like Jasmine, with the coolness of Moon, the brightness of Snow and shine like the garland of Pearls; and Who is covered with pure white garments, Whose hands are adorned with Veena (a stringed musical instrument) and the boon-giving staff; and Who is seated on pure white Lotus, Who is always adored by Lord Brahma, Lord Acyuta (Lord Vishnu), Lord Shankara and other Devas, O Goddess Saraswati, please protect me and remove my ignorance completely.

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Benefits of Saraswati Mantra

Goddess Saraswati Mantras

Chanting Saraswati mantra regularly improves memory, speech, and concentration in studies. Saraswati mantra has the power to eliminate ignorance and confusion and bestow intelligence to the devotee. Saraswati mantra can help make learning easy and improve memory.

Dedicated recitation of Saraswati Mantra can help a student pass his/him exams and a job aspirant to clear his/her interview successfully. Even those aspiring to go in for higher studies and research work can benefit tremendously from regular Japa of Saraswati Mantra. Artists, poets, writers, and public speakers can reach new heights of achievements with the help of the Saraswati mantra.

(Last Updated On: August 2, 2020)
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yatindra dhurwe
April 7, 2019 10:10 am

nice