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Nine Planets Mantras and Remedies | Navagrah Mantra

There are several Vedic mantras and remedies for the planets prescribed in various books of the scriptures. We now give the most effective in our experience.

You can see our Navagraha Poojas section for different levels of Shantis for the planets from here.

Planet Surya / Sun:

For Surya or Sun related troubles and during the dasa or antardasa of sun:
1) Worship the ruling deity Lord Shiva
2) Recite Aditya Hridaya stotra daily or Gayatri Meditation Mantra daily.
3) Japa Mala of Sun’s moola mantra for meditation: “Om hram hreem hroum sah suryaya namah”, 6000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the soorya stotra:
Java kusuma sankasam kashyapeyam mahadutim
Tamorim Sarva paapghnam pranatosmi Divakaram
5) Charity: Donate wheat, or sugar candy on sunday.
6) Fasting day: Sundays.
7) Maha Pooja: Rudrabhishek.
8) Rudraksha: Wear Ekamukhi or 12 mukhi Rudraksha

Sun (7,000X) rg Veda, Mandala 1, Sukta 35, verse 2

Sun Mantra:

आ कृष्णेन रजसा वर्तमानो निवेशायन्नमृतं मर्त्यं च।
हिरणययेन सविता रथेना देवो याति भुवनानि पश्यन् ॥
a krsnena rajasa vartamano nivesayannamrtam martyam ca|
hiranayayena savita rathena devo yati bhuvanani pasyan ||

Planet Chandra / Moon:

For Chandra or Moon related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Moon:
1) Worship the ruling deity Gouri.
2) Recite Annapoorna stotram.
3) Japa mala of Moon’s moola mantra for meditation: Om shram sreem shraum sah chandraya namah, 10000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Chandra stotra:
Dadhi Shankha tushaarabham ksheero darnava sambhavam
Namaami shashinam somam shambhor mukuta bhushanam
5) Charity: Donate cow’s milk or rice on Monday.
6) Fasting: On Mondays.
7) Hindu Pooja: Devi pooja
8) Rudraksha: Wear 2 mukhi Rudraksha.

Moon (11,000X) Shukla Yajur Veda 9.40 and 10.18

Nine Planets Mantras and Remedies

Moon Mantra:

इमं देवा असपत्नं सुवध्वं महते
क्षत्राय महते ज्यैष्टयाय महते जानराज्यायेन्द्रस्येन्द्रियाय॥
imam deva asapatnam suvadhvam mahate
ksatraya mahate jyaistayaya mahate janarajyayendrasyendriyaya||

Planet Mangala / Mars:

For Mangala or Mars related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Mars:
1) Worship the ruling deities Kartikeya and Lord Shiva.
The Kartikeya mantra is “Om Saravanabhavaya Namah”
The Shiva Maha mantra is “Om Namah Shivaya”
2) Recite Kartikeya or Shiva stotra.
3) Japa mala of the Mars mantra for meditation: Om kram kreem kroum sah bhaumaya namah, 7000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Mangala stotra:
Dharani garbha sambhutam vidyut kanti samaprabham
Kumaram shakti hastam tam mangalam pranamamyaham.
5) Charity: Donate Masoor dal( red lentils) on tuesday.
6) Fasting: On Tuesdays.
7) Hindu Pooja: Kartikeya pooja or Rudrabhishekha.
8) Rudraksha: Wear a 3 mukhi Rudraksha.

Mars (10,000X) rg Veda, Mandala 8, Sukta 44, verse 16

Mars Mantra:

अग्निर्मुर्धा दिवः ककुत्पतिः पृथिव्या अयम्। अपां रेतांसि जिन्वति॥
agnirmurdha divah kakutpatih prthiavya ayam| apam retamsi jinvati||

Mars is also the remover of debts and the giver of wealth. The following is a highly recommended stotra of Mars for this purpose.
Angarakoyamaschaiva sarvarogaapahaarakah
Nrishtekargaacha hartaacha sarvadevascha poojitah.
Lohito Lohitaakshascha samagaana Kripaakarah
Dharmatmajah Kujobhoumou bhumido bhuminam
Rakta maalyambaradharam shulashakti gadaadharah
Charbhujo yeshagato varadamcha dharaasutah
Mangalo bhumiputrascha runahartaa dhanapradah
Sthiraasano mahaakaayo sarvakaama phalapradam

Planet Budha / Mercury:

For Budha or Mercury related problems and during his dasa and antardasa:
1) Worship Lord Vishnu.
2) Recite Vishnu sahasranama stotra.
3) Japa mediation of the Budha beeja maha mantra: Om bram breem broum sah budhaya namah, 17000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Budha stotra:
Priyangu Kalika Shyaamam Roopena Pratimam Budham
Soumyam Soumya gunopetam tam Budham Pranamamyaham.
5) Charity: Donate Udad dal on Wednesday.
6) Fasting: On Wednesdays.
7) Hindu Pooja: Lord Vishnu pooja.
8) Wear a 10 mukhi Rudraksha.

Mercury (9,000X) Yajur Veda 15.54

Budha Mantra:

उद्बुध्यस्वाग्ने प्रति जागृह त्वमिष्टापर्ते संसृजेथामयं च।
असिमन् सधस्थे अद्युतरस्मिन् विश्वे देवा यजमानश्च सीदत॥
udbudhyasvagne prati jagrha tvamistaparte samsrjethamayam ca|
asiman sadhasthe adyutarasmin visve deva yajamanasca sidata||

Planet Guru / Jupiter:

For Guru or Jupiter related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Guru:
1) Worship Lord Shiva.
2) Recite Shri Rudram.
3) Japa of the Guru beeja maha mantra: Om jhram jhreem jroum sah gurave namah, 16000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Guru stotra:
Devanam cha rishinam cha Gurum kaanchan SannibhaamBuddhi bhutam Trilokesham tam namaami Brihaspatim.
5) Donate: Saffron or turmeric or sugar on Thursdayon.
6) Fasting: On Thrusdays.
7) Pooja: Rudrabhishekam.
8) Wear a Pancha/5 mukhi rudraksha.

Jupiter (19,000X) rg Veda, Mandala 2, Sukta 23, verse 15

Guru Mantra:

बृहस्पते अति यदर्यो अर्हाद् द्युमद् विभाति क्रतुमज्जनेषु
यद् दीदयच्चवस र्तप्रजात तदस्मसु द्रविणं धेहिचित्रम्
brhaspate ati yadaryo arhad dyumad vibhati kratumajjanesu
yad didayaccavasa rtaprajata tadasmasu dravinam dhehicitram

Planet Shukra / Venus:

For Shukra or Venus related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Venus:
1) Worship Devi.
2) Recite Shree Sooktam or Devi stuti or Durga chalisa.
3) Japa mala of Shukra beeja mantra for meditation: Om dram dreem droum sah shukraya namah, 20000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Shukra stotra:
Hima kunda mrinalaabham daityanam paramam gurumSarv shastra pravaktaram bhargavem pranamamyaham
5) Donate clothes or dairy cream or curd to a lady on Friday.
6) Fasting: On Fridays.
7) Pooja: Maa Devi pooja.
8) Wear a 9 mukhi Rudraksha.

Venus (16,000X) Yajur Veda 19.75, Vajasaneyi-Samhita 19.75A, Maitrayani samhita 3.11.6A, 149.1, Kathakam 38.1, Taittiriya brahmana 2.6.2.2A

Shukra Mantra:

अन्नात् परिस्त्रु रसं ब्रह्मणा व्यपिबत् क्षत्रं पयः सोमं प्रजापतिः।
ऋतेन सत्यमिनिद्रयं विपानं शुक्रमन्धस इन्द्रस्येन्द्रियमिदं पयोमृतं मधु॥
annat paristru rasam brahmana vyapibat ksatram payah somam prajapatih|
rtena satyaminidrayam vipanam sukramandhasa
indrasyendriyamidam payomrtam madhu||

Planet Shani / Saturn:

For Shani or Saturn related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Shani:
1) Worship Lord Hanuman.
2) Recite Hanuman chalisa or any other Hanuman stotra.
3) Japa mala of Shani mantra for meditation: Om pram preem proum sah shanaischaraya namah, 19000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Shani stotra:
Nelanjan samabhasam ravi putram yamagrajamChaaya martand sambhutam tam namami shanaischaram
5) Donate a buffalo or black til (sesame seeds) on Saturday.
6) Fasting on Saturdays.
7) Hindu Pooja: Hanuman pooja
8) Wear a 14 mukhi Rudraksha.
For all Saturn related troubles Dasharatha Shani Stotra of is an excellent remedy.

Saturn (23,000X or 6 malas/day for 40 days) rg Veda, Mandala 10, Sukta 9, Verse 4

Shani Mantra:

शं नो देवीरभिष्टय आपो भवन्तु पीतये। शं योरभि स्त्रवन्तु नः।
sam no devirabhistaya apo bhavantu pitaye| sam yorabhi stravantu nah|

Planet Rahu:

For Rahu related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Rahu:
1) Worship Bhairava or lord Shiva.
2) Recite the Kalabhairav asthakam.
3) Japa mala of the rahu beeja mantra: Om bhram bhreem bhroum sah rahave namah, 18000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Rahu stotra:
Ardha Kaayam maha veryam chandraditya vimardhanam
Simhika garbha sambhutam tam rahum pranamamyaham.
5) Donate: Udad dal or coconut on Saturday.
6) Fasting on Saturdays.
7) Pooja: Bhairav or Lord Shiva or Chandi pooja.
8) Wear An 8 mukhi Rudraksha.
9) One of the best remedies for rahu is reciting the first chapter of Durga Saptasati.

Rahu (18,000X) rg Veda, Mandala 4, Sukta 31, verse 1

Rahu Mantra:

कया नश्चित्र आ भुवदूती सदावृधः सखा। कया शचिष्ठया वृता॥
kaya nascitra a bhuvaduti sadavrdhah sakha| kaya sacisthaya vrta||

Planet Ketu:

For Ketu related problems and during the dasa or antardasa of Ketu:
1) Worship Lord Ganesha.
2) Recite Ganesha Dwadasanama Stotra.
3) Japa mala of the Ketu beeja mantra meditation: Om shram shreem shroum sah ketave namah, 7000 times in 40 days.
4) Recite the Ketu stotra:
Palasha pushpa sankaasham taraka graha mastakam
Roudram roudratmakam ghoram tam ketum Pranamamyaham.
5) Donate: A black cow or black mustard seeds on thursday.
6) Fasting: On Thursdays.
7) Pooja: Ganesh pooja.
8) Wear a 9 mukhi rudraksha.
9) A very good remedy for Ketu is the reciting of Shiva Panchakshari Stotra.

Ketu (17,000X or 4 malas a day for 40 days) rg Veda, Mandala 1, Sukta 6, verse 3

Ketu Mantra:

केतुं कृवन्नकेतवे पेशो मर्या अपेशसे समुषद्भिरजायथाः
ketum krvannaketave peso marya apesase samusadbhirajayathah

Original Gayatri Mantra of planets:

Sun: Om Bhaskaraya Vidmahe Mahadyutikaraya Dhimahi Tanno Aditya Prachodayat
Moon: Om Ksheeraputraya Vidmahe Amruta-tatvaya Dhimahi Tanno Chandra Prachodayat
Mars: Om Angarakaya Vidmahe Sakti Hastaya Dhimahi Tanno Bhaumah Prachodayat
Saturn: Om Neelanjanaya Vidmahe Chhayamartandaya Dhimahi Tanno
Shani Prachodayat Planetary remedies from Valmiki Ramayana:
The reciting of various chapters of Valmiki Ramayana is prescribed in many hindu scriptures as a remedy for many things. Uma Samhita prescribes reading once a day some canto to the other from Valmiki Ramayana for each Mahadasa. They are:
Ravi: Bala kanda, 73rd chapter
Chandra: Sundara kanda, 5th chapter
Kuja: Bala kanda 36th and 37th chapter
Rahu: Yuddha kanda, 75th chapter
Guru: Sundra kanda, 11th chapter
Shani: Bala kanda, 30th chapter
Budha: Sundara kanda, 35th chapter
Ketu: Ayodhya kanda, 50th chapter
Shukra: Sundara kanda, 36th chapter
Apart from that reciting of the following chapters from Valmiki Ramayana
Jain Navagraha Mantra (Navakara Mantra):Om Namo Arahanthaanam – For Moon and Venus
Om Namo Siddhaanam – For Sun and MarsOm Namo Aayariyaanam
Om Namo Uvajhaayaanam – For Mercury and Jupiter Om Namo Loye Savva-saahoonam – For Saturn, Rahu and Ketu.