Brihaspati or Jupiter is known as the guru or teacher of all the gods and is also referred to as Dev-Guru. He is the leader of all the planets, and also bigger than the rest, and he is the commander in chief as well. For ages, Jupiter is considered to be a sign of good fortune, luck, wealth, prosperity, spirituality, and religious values. Brihaspati is the lord of sacred prayers, mantras, and devotion and is the biggest planet in the solar system. Jupiter is the master of wisdom, rituals, tactics, spells, and chants. The personality of Rishi Brihaspati has been described by many Hindu scriptures to be calm and reserved. He is known to be dutiful and always has an answer to any problem. His merciful nature has been praised by all and because of his cheerful personality, he is considered to fulfill every wish.
Compared to all the other planets, Brihaspati is considered to be the most merciful and gracious planet, and worshiping brings all kinds of prosperity and happiness. His tender nature is appreciated as he brings all the happiness to the family. Guru Brihaspati has a very interesting birth story. He was one of the three sons of Rishi Anigras who was a manasputra of Lord Brahma. During his birth, it is believed that his mother was not faithful to his father Rishi Anigras. Because of this, the child resulted in a stillbirth. Heartbroken and devastated, his mother begged and prayed for forgiveness from his father. Rishi Anigras then forgave his mother and in turn put his own life into the body of the child.
This child then turned to be the wise and intelligent guru of all the gods, named Rishi Brihaspati. Although there are other stories as well. According to Vedic scriptures, it is believed that Lord Brihaspati was born from the cosmos' first light. Rishi Brihaspati has two consorts, Shubh and Tara. He has seven daughters from Devi shubh, Bhaanumatee, Havishmatee, Mahishmatee, Mahaamatee, Archishmatee, Sineevaalee, and Raakaa. From Devi Tara, Rishi Brihaspati has seven sons and one daughter. He also had two sons from his brother’s wife, Mamata. They were Kacha and Bharadwaj. Out of the two, Bharadwaj was later adopted by King Dushyant.
Guru Jupiter is the biggest planet in the solar system and accordingly is the most benevolent and merciful. With complete devotion, if he is worshiped, good fortune is sure to be found. People struggling with business or personal problems can try and start chanting Brihaspati mantras, as it can bring them calm and make them more patient towards difficult situations.
Chanting the Brihaspati mantra regularly will ensure direct blessings from the Lord himself. Every word uttered during the recitation of the mantras makes a great impact on the life of the performer and fills them with knowledge and intelligence. Often associated with wisdom, prosperity, good health, luck, positivity, religion, popularity, peace, and happiness., Guru Brihaspati has a very generous heart and is more merciful than the rest of the planets.
According to Vedic astrology, Brihaspati is among the nine planets of the solar system (navagrahas) and is believed to be the most gracious and merciful of them all. As per Jyotish Vidya, guru refers to the sky or Akasha tattva, the elemental space. Jupiter is the ruler of the zodiac signs Sagittarius and Pisces and has been placed in cancer and Capricorn. He also has relations to Mars, the sun, and the moon. Since he is the guru of all the planets and the gods and has a very high place in the hierarchy, he is the harbinger of knowledge, wisdom, patience, peace, and happiness. It is considered that if the planet Jupiter is merciful towards one specific person, that person is sure to gain a lot of fame and popularity in their life.
देवनम् च ऋषिंं गुरुं कंचना-सन्निभं बुद्धि-भूतम् त्रिलोकेशं तम नमामि बृहस्पतिम ||
Devanam cha rishinam gurun kanchana-sannibhhambuddhi-bhutam tri-lokesham tam namami brihaspatim
Meaning- I kneel to Brihaspati, lord of Jupiter, who is the preceptor of all gods and rishis. He has a golden skin tone and is the lord of intelligence who controls all three worlds.
|Best time to chant the brihaspati mantra||Early morning, 4-6 am, thursday|
|Number of times to chant this mantra||19,000 times|
|Who can recite the brihaspati mantra||Everyone|
|Chant this mantra facing||North or east, with a jupiter yantra|
Jupiter or Brihaspati is the ‘spati’ of the ‘briha’ or the ‘spirit of the ‘vast’, and the name is true to his personality as he has an ever-expansive nature. Considered to be the guru of all the lords, he is responsible for all the laws, be it man-made laws or God-made laws, and all the judicial situations are brought to him when there is ever any misjudgment and dispute among the gods. Rishi Brihaspati is also known as a family person and is known to bestow very good fortune on his devotees who are seeking family happiness. One looking for blessings for the prosperity of their family can look up to guru Brihaspati, as being the most benevolent planet, he will surely bring all the happiness to the devotees and their families.
ॐ ग्रां ग्रीं ग्रौं सः गुरवे: नमः ||
ॐ ब्रं बृहस्पति नमः ||
Om Gram Grim Grom Sah Gurve Namah
Om Bram Brihaspataye Namha
Meaning- Jupiter beej mantra is made of seed sounds that represent the powers of Jupiter planet. Regular chanting of these beeja sounds in the prescribed way can give all the benefits of pleasing the planet Jupiter.
|Best time to chant the Brihaspati Beej mantra||4-6 am in the morning, thursday|
|Number of times to chant this mantra||19000 times|
|Who can recite the Brihaspati Beej mantra||Everyone|
|Chant this mantra facing||No specification|
According to the siddhi dharma, Dev-Guru Brihaspati is the lord of all knowledge and wisdom. Because of this, he is the author of many Hindu scriptures such as Nitishastra, Dharmashastra, Vastushastra, and Brihaspati Smriti. As per the siddhi dharma, guru Brihaspati is responsible for the creation of the two knowledge systems, which are the nastika school of thought and the astika school of thought. The nastika school of thought in modern science and the belief here is that the only thing that exists is all that has matter. There is nothing beyond as they do not believe in the soul. There are twelve forms of himself that he created to spread the nastika school of thought - Loukya Brihaspati, Angiras Brihaspati, Dev Guru Brihaspati, Arthagya Brihaspati, Kamagya Brihaspati, Avedik Brihaspati, Satark Brihaspati, Prapanchashil Brihaspati, Duruha Brihaspati, Rajadrohi Brihaspati, Adrista Brihaspati, and Amokshi Brihaspati.
The astika school of thought on the other hand is more related to the metaphysics of today’s time. It describes that not everything that can’t be seen in thought is unreal and those that exist in the otherworld can be sensed by a human. But to achieve that level of knowledge, one requires a high level of penance.
ॐ वृषभध्वजाय विद्महे करुनीहस्ताय धीमहि तन्नो गुरु: प्रचोदयात ||
ॐ अन्गिर्साय विद्महे दिव्यदेहाय धीमहि तन्नो जीव: प्रचोदयात् ||
Om Gurudevaay Vidmahe Parbrahmaay Dheemahi Tanno Guru Prachodayat.
Om VrishabhDhwajay Vidmahe Karunihastaay Dheemahi Tanno Guru Prachodayat.
Meaning- I pray to the teacher of all gods and meditate upon the highly respected one among the deities, let the teacher enlighten my intellect, and guide me towards self-fulfillment.
|Best time to chant Brihaspati Gayatri mantra||Morning and evening, thursday|
|Number of times to chant this mantra||108 times|
|Who can recite the Brihaspati Gayatri mantra||Everyone|
|Chant this mantra facing||No specification|
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