This article contains Sloka/ Shloka which can be
recited while eating or taking food. Read the prayer or Bhojan
Sloka While Eating
Eating is an important activity, which is required in order to live. It
is God, who has created each and every thing. Food, hunger, living
beings, all of them form the part of God's creation. One should remember
God, the omnipresent, who has given both, sweet and sour delicacies to
satisfy our taste-buds. Following is the Sloka/ Shloka which can be
recited while eating or taking your food.
"Brahmaarpanam Brahma Havih
Brahmaagnau Brahmana Hutam,
Brahmaiva Tena Gantavyam Brahmakarmasamaadhina"
Meaning: The accurate meaning of this mantra
is: "A practice of offering is Brahman, the oblation is Brahman,
the device of offering is Brahman, and the fire (hunger) to which the
offering is made, is also Brahman. For such a one, who abides in
everything (Brahman), by him alone Brahman is reached".
Significance: Brahman refers to God himself. This Shloka
suggests that god is everywhere, in the food, inside the devotee and
even the hunger is God. So, devotee is taking the food (God) to the
hunger (God). To put succinctly, we always thank god for his divine
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