Ek Ong Kar Sat Gur Prasad

Definition - What does Ek Ong Kar Sat Gur Prasad mean?

Ek ong kar sat gur prasad is a mantra that is believed to turn negative energy and thought patterns into positive ones. It is also known as the siri (great) mantra or the magic mantra, and is considered a powerful kundalini mantra. In Sikhism, it is known as the mool mantra.

Yogapedia explains Ek Ong Kar Sat Gur Prasad

The mantra, ek ong kar sat gur prasad, is often chanted and then repeated, but with the first three syllables and the last three syllables reversed:

Ek ong kar sat gur prasad
Sat gur prasad ek ong
kar

Translations vary, but all carry the same theme as this one translation: “There is one creator of all creation. All is a blessing of the one creator. This realization comes through guru’s grace.”

The individual words/syllables have these meanings:

  • Ek — one
  • Ong — creator
  • Kar — creation
  • Sat — truth
  • Gur — great, important
  • Prasad — kindness, serenity, cheerfulness, tranquility, gift

The mantra is believed to remove obstacles and reverse negativity when chanted just five times.

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