O' My God! It was 7:42 a.m. I was already late to start the japa.
Today, the auspicious time to do the chanting of Siddha Surya Mantra was from sunrise to 7:50 a.m. I woke up at 1:45 a.m. still I could not manage to find time to remember God Sun. I had a tight schedule with my usual prayers and meditation which kept me busy like a bee till sunrise. After that I prepared food for stray animals and fed them. As today was Saturday, I did some extra charity. And because I had just completed one of my sadhanas, I distributed the prasadam of mango fruits to housekeeping and security staff. My mind was so occupied in all these activities that I hardly noticed that auspicious time for chanting was slowly slipping away.
I was left with only eight minutes to chant the mantra before the auspicious window of opportunity closed. Determined to make the most of this limited time, I began the 10-minute japa of Siddha Surya mantra in Sadhana App with intense focus, my mind fully engaged in the sacred repetition of the mantra. With each repetition, my heart opened wider, and I felt a deep sense of devotion and gratitude welling up inside me. Tears of joy and grace began to flow from my eyes, a testament to the power of the Surya mantra, the sacred blessings of the lineage and the divine presence of Lord Surya Narayana. As I was chanting the mantra while sitting on my balcony, the rising sun bathed me with its golden glow and immense grace. I was fully drenched!
Today was a day unlike any other, for as soon as I began my meditation, my mind became fully concentrated, and I experienced a special kind of power that filled me with a sense of peace and calmness. I couldn't help but wonder if this was due to the extraordinary time period that I had shared with others the day before. Perhaps Universal energies were supportive during this time, and I was able to tap into something deeper and more profound than I had ever experienced before.
As the sun continued to rise, I felt a renewed sense of purpose and clarity, grateful for the opportunity to connect with the divine in such a powerful way. And as I immersed myself into the schedule of my day, I carried with me the impression of that unusual moment, knowing that the power of the Surya mantra would continue to guide and motivate me on my spiritual path.