The auspicious Ram Navami occasion is incomplete without chanting mantras or hymns. These mantra and hymns are dedicated to Lord Ram. On Sri Rama Navami the devotees read the Ramayana, epic on Ram’s life, written by Valmiki. The length of the epic might dissuade many followers. Hence, there are easier alternatives available for true believers.
Chanting name of Lord Ram [Ram Naam] is an act of devotion; divine hymn for him. An important mantra for Ram Navami is “Shri Ram, Jai Ram Jai Jai Ram”. The Thaaraka mantra also known as the Mantra Ra Ma is a combination of two mantras. The mantras are a combination of ‘Namasivaya Mantra’ and ‘Om Namo Narayanaya Maha Mantra’.
Some other Mantras for Ram Navami:
“Neelambhuj shyamal komlang Sita Samaropit vambhagam
Pano Maha saikacharoochapam
Namame Ramm Raghuvanshnatham”
Ram Gayatri Mantra
“Om Daserathaya Vidhmahe
Sita Vallabhaya Dheemahe
Thanno Ram Prachodayath”
“Aadi Ram Tapovanadi Gamanam, Hatva Mrigam Kanchanam,
Vaidihiharanam Jatayumaranam, Sugreevsambhashanam,
Balinirdalanam Samudrataranam, Lankapuridahanam,
Pashchad Ravan Kumbhkaran hananam, Ayetadhi Ramyanam”
Benefits of reciting any of the above mantras on Ram Navami are as follows:
Mantra helps purify your heart.
Mantra cleanses all your sins.
Mantra suppresses your sinful inclinations.
Mantra prevents you from being consumed by worldly desires.