Planetary Remedies

How To Connect with Grahas (Planets)


Sun (Surya) सूर्य

  • Om Suryāya Namaha ( ॐ सूर्याय नमः )
  • Gāyatri Mantra: Om Bhoor Bhuvaha Swaha Tat Savitur Varenyam Bhargo Devasya Dheemahi Dhiyo Yo Naha Prachodayāt ( ॐ भूर्भुवः स्व: तत् सवितुर् वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् )
  • Do meditation, go within
  • Do Sun Salutations especially on Sundays
  • Chant Āditya Hridayam

Moon (Chandra) चन्द्र

  • Om Chandrāya Namaha ( ॐ चन्द्राय नमः )
  • Donate white food items such as milk, rice, milk pudding (kheer) on Mondays
  • Wear white on Mondays

Mars (Mangal) मङ्गल

  • Om Mangalāya Namaha ( ॐ मङ्गलाय नमः )
  • Mantra for Lord Narasimha: Ugram Veeram Mahā Vishnum Jwalantam Sarvatomukham Nrisimham Bheeshanam Bhadram Mrityu Mrityum Namāmyaham ( उग्रं वीरं महा विष्णुं ज्वलन्तम् सर्वतोमुखं नृसिंहं भीषणं भद्रं मृत्यु मृत्युं नमाम्यहं )
  • Recite Hanumān Chālisā
  • Donate red lentils on Tuesdays
  • Sleep on the floor
  • Wear red on Tuesdays

Mercury (Budha) बुद्ध

  • Om Budhāya Namaha ( ॐ बुधाय नमः )
  • Chant Vishnu Mantras: Om Mahā Lakshmiyei Cha Vidmahe Vishnu Patni Cha Dheemahi Tanno Lakshmih Prachodayāt ( ॐ महा लक्ष्मीयै च विद्महे विष्णु पत्नी च धीमहि तन्नो लक्ष्मिः प्रचोदयात् )
  • Chant Vishnu Sahasranāma on Wednesdays
  • Wear Green on Wednesdays
  • Give a donation of education or education-related materials on Wednesdays

Jupiter (Guru) गुरु

  • Om Gurave Namaha ( ॐ गुरवे नमः )
  • Wear yellow on Thursdays
  • Donate gur (jaggery), sweets and turmeric on Thursdays
  • Pay respect and give offerings to Gurus on Thursdays

Venus (Shukra) शुक्र

  • Om Shukrāya Namaha ( ॐ शुक्राय नमः )
  • Recite Shri Suktam on Fridays
  • Om Aim Hreem Klim Chāmundāyei Vichhe ( ॐ ऐं ह्रीं क्लीं चामुण्डायै विचै )
  • Wear white on Fridays
  • Donate white things on Fridays

Saturn (Shani) शनि

  • Om Bhaga Bhavāya Vidmahe Mrityu Roopāya Dheemahi Tanno Shanih Prachodayāt ( ॐ भग भवाय विद्महे मृत्यु रूपाय धीमहि तन्नो शनि: प्रचोदयात् )
  • Donate old metal things on Saturdays. Offer black lentils or sesame oil to a temple on Saturdays.
  • Do not buy any metal objects or things (such as vehicle, appliances) on Saturdays
  • Do not buy shoes on Saturdays. Donate old shoes on Saturdays.
  • Recite Hanumān Chālisā on Saturdays
  • Help old people and poor people on Saturdays

Rāhu राहू

  • Durgā mantras and Durgā pujā
  • Do Devi Mahātmayam or Durgā Saptashati or Chandi Pāth (700 slokās in praise of Goddess Durgā usualy recited during Nāvratri festival)
  • Om Dum Durgāyei Namaha ( ॐ दुं दुर्गायै नमः )

Ketu केतु

  • Ganesh mantras and Ganesh pujā
  • Om Shreem Hreem Kleem Glaum Gam Ganapataye Varavarad Sarvajanam Mѐ Vashamānaya Swāhā ( ॐ श्रीं ह्रीं क्लीं ग्लौं गं गणपतये वरवरद सर्वजनं मे वशमानय स्वाहा )
  • Om Ek Dantѐya Vidmahѐ Vakratundāya Dheemahi Tanno Dantih Prachodayāt ( ॐ एकदन्ताय विद्महे वक्रतुण्डाय धीमहि तन्नो दन्तिः प्रचोदयात् )