Kanthapura

by

Raja Rao

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Gayathri Mantra Term Analysis

An important Sanskrit chant from the Rig Veda, which many Hindus and some Buddhists recite during daily prayers.
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Gayathri Mantra Term Timeline in Kanthapura

The timeline below shows where the term Gayathri Mantra appears in Kanthapura. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Section 7
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Moorthy says the gayathri mantra “thrice a thousand and eight times” before drifting slowly into a deep sleep. He meditates... (full context)