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Mahāśvetā literally means ‘the great white pure mantra’.
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Mahāśvetā literally means ‘the great white pure [[mantra]]’.
  
Fasting and japa or repetition of prescribed mantras are supposed to give great merit. If the mantra ‘hrāih hrīiii sah’, called as  mahāśvetā, is repeated on a Sunday along with fasting, it is said to yield whatever one wants.
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Fasting and [[japa]] or repetition of prescribed mantras are supposed to give great merit. If the [[mantra]] ‘hrāih hrīiii sah’, called as  mahāśvetā, is repeated on a Sunday along with fasting, it is said to yield whatever one wants.
  
  
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:14, 17 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Mahasveta, MahAZvetA, Mahaashvetaa


Mahāśvetā literally means ‘the great white pure mantra’.

Fasting and japa or repetition of prescribed mantras are supposed to give great merit. If the mantra ‘hrāih hrīiii sah’, called as mahāśvetā, is repeated on a Sunday along with fasting, it is said to yield whatever one wants.


References

  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore