|| Om Nama: Shivaya || THE BEST WAY TO LEARN ANY SUKTAM ON THE GO... "VEDHA PATASHALA SERIES" Navagraha Suktam is a part of holy vedham. This great mantram is recited in Navagraha Homam to appease the nine planets and its adhi devathas (The Lord of the Planets). Parasara maharishi in his 'Brihat Parasara H'ora sastra' has recommended to recite this set of 9 planet's japam (Mantras) as a remedial measure to obtain relief from the malevolence effect of those planets, for the benefit of the mankind. Prescribed no.of.their recitation are given as follows : Sun : 7000 times Moon : 11000 times Mars : 11000 times Mercury : 9000 times Jupiter : 19000 times Venus: 16000 times Saturn: 23000 times Rahu : 18000 times Ketu : 17000 times Who can Recite Navagraha Suktam and how ? :- - To begin with , it is recommended to start learning Navagraha Suktam from a Guru, since, it is supposedly the traditional way of learning any Vedic Hymns or Stotras. - Navagraha Suktam, unlike other Slokas or Mantras, has great significance, when its notations are recited in the appropriate pitch. The notation for marking the syllables for chanting is generally known as the swara notation, signifying the pitch variation applicable to the vowel in the syllable. The following are the most common notations used: 1) Unmarked letters are - ' udaata ' (no change in the pitch) 2) If you see a horizontal line below a letter, you have to drop the pitch ' anudaata ' 3) If you see a vertical line above a letter, you have to raise the pitch ' swarita '. 4) If you see a double vertical line above a letter, you to raise and the pitch and stretch it ' deergha swarita '. 5) In specific instances the swara of the previous letter is carried till the next occurring anudata or till the end of that pada or mantra - ' Prachaya ' Flexi Features of Navagraha Suktam App :- Our app makes the above procedure so simple in providing you all the 9 mantras in 2 languages English and Sanskrit with audio enabled. The text gets auto scrolled as you read or follow the mantra, which makes learning much easier. You also get 3 speed levels Slow, Normal & Fast as per your convenience. It is so good to have this app on your Pad. Play it on a daily basis, feel the bliss and get the blessings! This is an ad-supported version with Limited Features. Full audio for all speeds with relative text scrolling, Upgrade to PRO version .