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Level-1 Lesson-2

JAINA

Morning Prayer

a. As soon as I get up in the morning, I sit up, close my eyes and recite the

Namokär Mantra five times.

NAMO ARIHANTÄNAM

NAMO SIDDHÄNAM

NAMO ÄYARIYÄNAM

NAMO UVAJJHÄYÄNAM

NAMO LOE SAVVASÄHUNAM

ESO PANCH NAMOKKÄRO

SAVVA PÄVA PPANÄSANO

MANGALÄNANCHA SAVVESIM

PADHAMAM HAVEI MANGALAM

b. I remind myself,

I will be nice to everybody.

I will not hurt anybody.

I will not get mad at anybody.

I will not lie.

I will not insult others.

I will not boast.

I will respect all lives.

Questions:

1) What is the name of the mantra we say in the morning?

2) What should we remind ourselves every morning?

3) How do these thoughts help us?

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