What is the origin of Sarveshaam Shanti Mantra

The text form of the mantra is as under:-

Om sarveshaam swastir bhavatu

Sarveshaam shantir bhavatu

Sarveshaam poornam bhavatu

Sarveshaam mangalam bhavatu

Sarve bhavantu sukhinah

Sarve santu niraamayaah

Sarve bhadraani pashyantu

Maakaschit duhkha bhaag bhavet

Meaning:- Auspiciousness (swasti) be unto all; peace (shanti) be unto all; fullness (poornam) be unto all; prosperity (mangalam) be unto all. May all be happy! (sukhinah) May all be free from disabilities! (niraamayaah) May all look (pashyantu)to the good of others! May none suffer from sorrow! (duhkha)

Shanti Mantras By Sri Swami Sivananda The Divine Life Society, Rishikesh

  • Must be from one of the Upanishads. – Rickross Sep 13 '16 at 14:53

This is a peace mantra and the "inspiration" comes from the Brahadaranyaka Upanishad{ Khila division},though the mantra is not there in this exact form.

Om asato maa satgamaya Tamaso maa jyotir gamaya Mrityor maa amritam gamaya

Meaning: Lead us from the unreal to the Real From darkness to Light From death to Immortality

Om poornamadah poornamidam Poornaat poornamudachyate Poornasya poornamaadaya Poornamevaavashishyate

Meaning: That (pure consciousness) is full (perfect); this (the manifest universe of matter; of names and forms being maya) is full. This fullness has been projected from that fullness. When this fullness merges in that fullness, all that remains is fullness.

Reference is Brahadaranyaka Upanishad

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  • I have checked the 12 main upanishads.Not seem to able to find the shanti mantra gven in the question.But the following page lists it among Veda/Upanishads mantras:greenmesg.org/mantras_slokas/… – Rickross Sep 14 '16 at 6:58

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