Om svasthiprajābhyah paripālayantām nyāyena mārgena mahīm mahiśah gobrāhmanebhyah śubhamastu nityam
lokāh samastāh sukhinobhavanthu
Om shantih shantih shantih
May all be well with mankind. May the leaders of the earth protect in every way by keeping to the right path. May there be goodness for those who know the earth to be sacred.
May all the worlds be happy.
Peace, peace, peace.
—Interpretation by Sri K. Pattabhi Jois
**Recorded during the wee hours of the morning while standing near the base of Swayambunath Stupa in Kathmandu, Nepal.