- oṃ asato mā sad gamaya
- tamaso mā jyotir gamaya
- mṛtyor mā amṛtaṃ gamaya
- ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय ।
- तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय ।
- मृत्योर् मामृतं गमय ॥
- From ignorance lead me to knowledge.
- Lead me from darkness to light.
- From death lead me to immortality.
- Purification Mantra of the Vedic lunar god Soma, associated with plants.
- Soma designates at the same time the nectar (amrita) of the gods consumed in a ritual way to reach immortality.