Time to rest spirit... time to breath... time to renew... time to re-build strength... . Gayatri Mantra (GUY-ah-tree) is one of the most known and beneficial of the ancient Sanskrit mantras. Gayatri is a mantra of physical, emotional, and mental healing, purifying the subtle karmas, protection from the onslaught of obstacles, and of spiritual awakening or Self-realization. . On the absolute reality and its planes, On that finest spiritual light, We meditate, as remover of obstacles That it may inspire and enlighten us.