Marriage is a sacred union in the Indian culture. Hinduism hails the sacredness of marriage that binds to individuals for life to blossom and the soul to bloom in oneness. The oneness of a couple is emphasized in life owing to the very essence of Hinduism, oneness of the soul, beyond physical and mental divisions and variations.
The delay in marriage attributed to one's Karma Phalan or the result of one's actions in the previous births can be overcome by reciting certain powerful Hindu mantras. Most of the marriage Mantras are attributed to Goddess Parvati or Devi who bestows individuals with good life partners.
To chant these mantras accurately, one can take the aid of a learned, elderly person or the priest of a near by temple.
Swayamvara Parvati Dhyana Sloka
This is one of the effective prayers for marriage dedicated to Goddess Parvati. It has to be started with the Dhyana Sloka.
Balarkayutha Suprabham Karathale Rolambamalakritham
Malaam Sandhadhatheem Manohara Thanum Mandasmithodyanmukheem
Mandam Mandamupeyushim Varayithum Shambhum Jaganmohinim
Vande Deva Munindra Vanditha Padam Ishtarthadham Parvathim
"O Thou who art resplendent with the radiance of the infant Sun,
endowed with beauteous Form of immense charm, always with a pleasant
and smiling face, Consort of the Lord, I pay by obeisances to Thee,
who art respected by the Rishies of yore"!
Swayamvara Parvati Mantra
Om Hreem Yoginim Yogini Yogeswari Yoga Bhayankari Sakala
Sthavara Jangamasya Mukha Hridayam Mama Vasamakarsha Akarshaya Swaha (Namaha)
"O Thou who art always in Union with the Lord, Master of Yoga,
Terrible of Form, Heart of all that is living and nonliving, Please
give me the power of attraction and fascination, O Noble One"!
This prayer for marriage is supposed to be recited 1008 times for 108 days.
Kaatyaayani is the form of Durga or Devi. This is also a powerful mantra to get married, believed to have chanted by the Gopis to attain Lord Krishna as their husband.
Of the prayers for marriage, this mantra is one of the most commonly chanted.
'Katyaayani Mahaamaayey Mahaa Yoginiya Dheeshwari
Nand Gopasutam Devi Pathi Mey Kuru Tey Namaha"
"O Katyaayani! Mahaa Maayey (Addressing Godddess Devi) , Supreme Lord of all great Yoginis, Make Shree Krishna, my husband. I prostrate before you."
This mantra for marriage, if chanted by unmarried girls, bestow a good husband and a blissful married life.
This is one of the popular prayers for marriage, though also chanted to attain other objectives in life.
Sarva Mangala Maangalyae Shive Sarvaartha Saadhikae
Sharanye Tryambake Gowri, Naaraayani namosthute
To auspiciousness of all auspiciousness, to the good, to the one who accomplishes all objectives, to the source of refuge, to the mother of the three worlds, to the Goddess who is rays of light, to the one who reveals the consciousness, our salutations to you.
These prayers for marriage, coupled with devotion and dedication removes obstacles in marriage, thereby acting as powerful remedies for delay in marriage.
These mantras should be recited with proper guidance and initiation of a Guru or a priest, who can be approached for more accuracy in meaning and chanting.