Shanmukha Gayatri - Murugan Gayatri Mantra
Murugan Gayatri Mantra is also known by different names such as Shanmukha Gayatri, Shanmugha Gayatri, Skanda Gayatri, or Kartikeya Gayatri Mantra. If you are observing Skanda Shasti fasting, it is good to chant Murugan Gayatri Mantra 108 times in the morning after bath.
Shanmukha Gayatri Mantra Lyrics
Om Thatpurushaya Vidhmahe
Maha Senaya Dhimahi
Thannah Shanmukha Prachodhayath
Murugan Gayatri Mantra Meaning
Om, let us meditate that Supreme lord who is the Supreme General of the great Deva Army, Lord Shanmukha or Muruga. May He enlighten us and lead us to be one with him.