Bhumi is the personification of Mother earth and is considered a form of Goddess Lakshmi. She is related to fertility and thus is given the status of life-giver. She is the consort of Varaha, an incarnation of Vishnu. Her other names like Dhara, Dhatri and Dhrithri stands for her ability to sustain everything. She is the one that ‘holds everything’. It is only on earth that life exists and thus Bhumi is considered the mother of all living creatures. She takes care of the growth and prosperity, abundance of natural resources and protection of the nature and its beings. Please find Bhumi Gayatri Mantra below.
Bhumi Devi Gayatri Mantra | भूमि देवी गायत्री मंत्र
ॐ वसुंधराय विद्महे
तन्नो भूमिः प्रचोदयात् ।
Om Vasundharaya Vidmahe Bhutadhatraya Dhimahi Tanno Bhumih Prachodayat
”Om, Let me meditate on the Earth The One who provides all , bless us with abundance, And let the Goddess of Earth illuminate my mind.”
Bhoomi Devi is also known as Bhu Devi is the Goddess Mother Earth. Bhoomi refers to earth and Devi refers to Goddess, thus Bhoomi Devi is Earth Goddess or Land Goddess. Bhumi Devi is the divine wife of Vishnu Avatar Varaha. The demon Narakasura is her son. Bhudevi is the fertility form of Lakshmi. According to Hindu mythology, She is the Daughter of Kashyap Prajapati and known as Kashyapi. In Dwapara Yuga Bhumi Devi is Satyabhama and wife of Sri Krishna. Satyabhama avatar of Bhoomi Devi killed demon Narakasura.
Bhumi is also the Goddess of abundance. She is the Supreme provider. One should chant the following Mantra to always keep their household filled with food and gain fertility in their lands for agricultural purpose. Also while reciting the mantra, one should offer flowers, vegetables and pomegranate to the deity.
Bhumi Gayatri Mantra should be chanted to gain stability in life. This mantra also leads one to gain landed properties like houses and lands and all good things Mother Earth has to offer.
Best Time to Chant : Sandhya kala
Number of Times to Chant : 9, 11, 27, 108, or 1008 times