For a Hindu, apart from performing the Morning Sandhyavandana, these slokas are to be recited.
One would notice that these Prayers are not only for the individual but foe the world as well.
कराग्रे वसते लक्ष्मिः करमध्ये सरस्वति ।
करमूले तु गोविन्दः प्रभाते करदर्शनम् ॥
Karaagre Vasate Lakssmih Karamadhye Sarasvati |
Karamuule Tu Govindah Prabhaate Karadarshanam ||
1: At the Top of the Hand (i.e. Palm) Dwell Devi Lakshmi and at the Middle of the Hand Dwell Devi Saraswati,
2: At the Base of the Hand Dwell Sri Govinda; Therefore one should Look at one’s Hands in the Early Morning and contemplate on Them.
समुद्रवसने देवि पर्वतस्तनमण्डले ।
विष्णुपत्नि नमस्तुभ्यं पादस्पर्शं क्षमस्वमे ॥
Samudra-Vasane Devi Parvata-Stana-Mannddale |
Vissnnu-Patni Namastubhyam Paada-sparsham Kssama-Svame ||
1: (Oh Mother Earth) The Devi Who is having Ocean as Her Garments and Mountains as Her Bosom,
2: Who is the Consort of Sri Vishnu, I Bow to You; Please Forgive Us for Touching You with Our Feet.
गङ्गेच यमुने चैव गोदावरी सरस्वति ।
नर्मदा सिन्धु कावेरी जलेऽस्मिन् संनिधिं कुरु ॥
Gangge-Ca Yamune Ca-Iva Godaavarii Sarasvati |
Narmadaa Sindhu Kaaverii Jale[a-A]smin Samnidhim Kuru ||
सच्चित्सुखं परमहंसगतिं तुरीयम् ।
तद्ब्रह्म निष्कलमहं न च भूतसङ्घः ॥१॥
Praatah Smaraami Hrdi Samsphurad-Aatma-Tattvam
Sac-Cit-Sukham Parama-Hamsa-Gatim Turiiyam |
Tad-Brahma Nisskalam-Aham Na Ca Bhuuta-Sangghah ||1||
1.1: In the Early Morning I remember (i.e. meditate on) the Pure Essence of the Atman shining within my Heart, …
1.2: … Which gives the Bliss of Sacchidananda (Existence-Consciousness-Bliss essence), which is the Supreme Hamsa(symbolically a Pure White Swan floating in Chidakasha) and takes the mind to the state of Turiya (the fourth state, Superconsciousness),
1.3: Which knows (as a witness beyond) the three states of Dream, Waking and Deep Sleep, always,
1.4: That Brahman which is without any division shines as the I; and not this body which is a collection of Pancha Bhuta(Five Elements).
वाचो विभान्ति निखिला यदनुग्रहेण ।
स्तं देवदेवमजमच्युतमाहुरग्र्यम् ॥२॥
Praatar-Bhajaami Manasaa Vacasaam-Agamyam
Vaaco Vibhaanti Nikhilaa Yad-Anugrahenna |
s-Tam Deva-Devam-Ajam-Acyutam-Aahur-Agryam ||2||
2.1: In the Early Morning I worship That, Which is beyond the Mind and the Speech,
2.2: (And) By Whose Grace all Speech shine,
2.3: Who is expressed in the scriptures by statement “Neti Neti”, since He cannot be adequately expressed by Words,
2.4: Who is called the God of the Gods, Unborn, Infallible (i.e. Imperishable) and Foremost (i.e. Primordial).
पूर्णं सनातनपदं पुरुषोत्तमाख्यम् ।
रज्ज्वां भुजङ्गम इव प्रतिभासितं वै ॥३॥
Praatar-Namaami Tamasah Param-Arka-Varnnam
Puurnnam Sanaatana-Padam Purussottama-[A]akhyam |
Rajjvaam Bhujanggama Iva Pratibhaasitam Vai ||3||
3.1: In the Early Morning I Salute That Darkness (signifying without any Form) which is of the nature of Supreme Illumination,
3.2: Which is Purna (Full), Which is the Primordial Abode, and Which is called Purushottama (the Supreme Purusha),
3.3: In Whom this endless World is settled endlessly (i.e. from the beginning of creation), …
3.4: … and (this endless World) appear like a Snake over the Rope (of the Primordial Essence).
प्रातःकाले पठेद्यस्तु स गच्छेत्परमं पदम् ॥४॥
Shloka-Trayam-Idam Punnyam Loka-Traya-Vibhuussannam |
Praatah-Kaale Patthed-Yas-Tu Sa Gacchet-Paramam Padam ||4||
4.1: These three Slokas, which are Holy (unites one with the Whole), and the ornaments of the Three Worlds,
4.2: He who recites in the early Morning, goes to (i.e. attain) the Supreme Abode (of Brahman).
भानुः शशी भूमिसुतो बुधश्च ।
गुरुश्च शुक्रः शनिराहुकेतवः
कुर्वन्तु सर्वे मम सुप्रभातम् ॥१॥
Bhaanuh Shashii Bhuumisuto Budhash-Ca |
Gurush-Ca Shukrah Shani-Raahu-Ketavah
Kurvantu Sarve Mama Suprabhaatam ||1||
1.1: (In the early morning I remember) The Devas Brahma, Murari (The enemy of demon Mura, refers to Sri Krishna or Vishnu) and Tripurantakari (The One Who has brought an end to Tripurasuras, refers to Sri Shiva), …
1.2: … The Planets Bhanu (The Sun), Shashi (The Moon), Bumisuta (Mars) and Budha (Mercury), …
1.3: … Guru (Jupiter), Shukra (Venus), Shani (Saturn), Rahu and Ketu, …
1.4: May all of them make my Morning Auspicious.
मनुः पुलस्यः पुलहश्च गौतमः ।
रैभ्यो मरीचिश्च्यवनश्च दक्षः
कुर्वन्तु सर्वे मम सुप्रभातम् ॥२॥
Manuh Pulasyah Pulahash-Ca Gautamah |
Raibhyo Mariicish-Cyavanash-Ca Dakssah
Kurvantu Sarve Mama Suprabhaatam ||2||
2.1: (In the early morning I remember) The Sages Bhrigu, Vasistha, Kratu and Angira, …
2.2: … Manu, Pulasya, Pulaha and Gautama, …
2.3: … Raibhya, Marichi, Chyavana and Daksha, …
2.4: May all of them make my Morning Auspicious.
सनातनोऽप्यासुरिपिङ्गलौ च ।
सप्त स्वराः सप्त रसातलानि
कुर्वन्तु सर्वे मम सुप्रभातम् ॥३॥
Sanatkumaarah Sanakah Sanandanah
Sanaatano[a-A]py[i]-Aasuri-Pinggalau Ca |
Sapta Svaraah Sapta Rasaatalaani
Kurvantu Sarve Mama Suprabhaatam ||3||
3.1: (In the early morning I remember) The Sages Sanatkumara, Sanaka, Sanandana, …
3.2: … Sanatana, Asuri and Pingala,
3.3: The seven Swaras (Musical Notes) and the seven Nether Worlds,
3.4: May all of them make my Morning Auspicious.
सप्तर्षयो द्वीपवनानि सप्त ।
भूरादिकृत्वा भुवनानि सप्त
कुर्वन्तु सर्वे मम सुप्रभातम् ॥४॥
Sapta-[A]arnnavaah Sapta Kula-Acalaash-Ca
Sapta-Rssayo Dviipa-Aanaani Sapta |
Bhuur-Aadi-Krtvaa Bhuvanaani Sapta
Kurvantu Sarve Mama Suprabhaatam ||4||
4.1: (In the early morning I remember) The seven Seas, the seven Kula Parvatas (seven Holy Mountains), …
4.2: … The Saptarshis (seven Sages), seven Forests, …
4.3: … The seven Worlds starting with Bhur Loka,
4.4: May all of them make my Morning Auspicious.
स्पर्शी च वायुर्ज्वलितं च तेजः ।
नभः सशब्दं महता सहैव
कुर्वन्तु सर्वे मम सुप्रभातम् ॥५॥
Prthvii Sa-Gandhaa Sa-Rasaas-Tatha-Apah
Sparshii Ca Vaayur-Jvalitam Ca Tejah |
Nabhah Sa-Shabdam Mahataa Sahai[a-E]va
Kurvantu Sarve Mama Suprabhaatam ||5||
5.1: (In the early morning I remember) Mother Nature manifesting as the Prithivi (Earth) which is connected with Gandha(Smell), Apah (Water) which is connected with Rasa (Taste), …
5.2: … Vayu (Air, Wind) which is connected with Sparsha (Touch), Tejah (Fire) which is connected with Light and …
5.3: … Sky which is connected with Sabda (Sound); I remember all these Mahat Tatvas (Material Energy),
5.4: May all of them make my Morning Auspicious.
पठेत् स्मरेद्वा शृणुयाच्च भक्त्या ।
कुर्वन्तु सर्वे मम सुप्रभातम् ॥६॥
Ittham Prabhaate Paramam Pavitram
Patthet Smared-Vaa Shrnnuyaac-Ca Bhaktyaa |
Kurvantu Sarve Mama Suprabhaatam ||6||
6.1: In this manner, in the early Morning, this very purifying Hymn, …
6.2: … on reciting, remembering or listening with Devotion,
6.3: … has the quality of destroying bad dreams and making the morning Auspicious,
6.4: … making the Morning Auspicious by the grace of the Divine.
दिवाकर नमस्तुभ्यं प्रभाकर नमोऽस्तु ते ॥१॥
Aadi-Deva Namastubhyam Prasiida Mama Bhaaskara |
Divaakara Namastubhyam Prabhaakara Namostu Te ||1||
1.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) My Salutations to You O Adideva (the first God), Please be gracious to me O Bhaskara(the Shining One),
1.2: My Salutations to You, O Divakara (the maker of the Day), and again Salutations to You, O Prabhakara (the maker of Light).
श्वेतपद्मधरं देवं तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥२॥
Sapta-Ashva-Ratham-Aaruuddham Pracannddam Kashyapa-[A]atmajam |
Shveta-Padma-Dharam Devam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||2||
2.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You are mounted on a Chariot driven by seven Horses, You are excessively Energeticand the Son of sage Kashyapa,
2.2: You are the Deva Who holds a White Lotus (in Your Hand); I Salute You, O Suryadeva.
महापापहरं देवं तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥३॥
Lohitam Ratham-Aaruuddham Sarva-Loka-Pitaamaham |
Mahaa-Paapa-Haram Devam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||3||
3.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You are Reddish in colour, and mounted on a Chariot; You are the Grandfather of all persons (being the Adideva, the first God),
3.2: You are the Deva Who removes great Sins from our minds (by Your Illumination); I Salute You, O Suryadeva.
महापापहरं देवं तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥४॥
Trai-Gunnyam Ca Mahaa-Shuuram Brahma-Vissnnu-Maheshvaram |
Mahaa-Paapa-Haram Devam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||4||
4.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You are the Heroic One having the Three Gunas of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara (i.e. Qualities of Creation, Sustenance and Dissolution),
4.2: You are the Deva Who removes great Sins from our minds (by Your Illumination); I salute You, O Suryadeva.
प्रभुं च सर्वलोकानां तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥५॥
Brmhitam Tejah-Pun.jam Ca Vaayum-Aakaashame[a-I]va Ca |
Prabhum Ca Sarva-Lokaanaam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||5||
5.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You are a massively Enlarged Mass of Fiery Energy, which (i.e. that energy) pervades everywhere like Vayu (Air) and Akasha (Sky),
5.2: You are the Lord of all the Worlds, I salute You, O Suryadeva.
एकचक्रधरं देवं तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥६॥
Bandhuka-Pusspa-Sangkaasham Haara-Kunnddala-Bhuussitam |
Eka-Cakra-Dharam Devam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||6||
6.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You appear beautiful like a Red Hibiscus Flower and You are adorned with Garland andEar-Rings,
6.2: You are the Deva Who holds a Discus in one Hand; I salute You, O Suryadeva.
तं सूर्यं जगत्कर्तारं महातेजः प्रदीपनम् ।
महापापहरं देवं तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥७॥
Tam Suuryam Jagat-Kartaaram Mahaa-Tejah Pradiipanam |
Mahaa-Paapa-Haram Devam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||7||
7.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You, O Suryadeva are the Agent behind the World (i.e. Who gives energy for action to everyone), You enliven others with great Energy (and thus imparting the ability to work),
7.2: You are the Deva Who removes great Sins from our minds (by Your Illumination); I salute You, O Suryadeva.
महापापहरं देवं तं सूर्यं प्रणमाम्यहम् ॥८॥
Tam Suuryam Jagataam Naatham Jnyaana-Vijnyaana-Mokssadam |
Mahaa-Paapa-Haram Devam Tam Suuryam Prannamaamy[i]-Aham ||8||
8.1: (Salutations to Sri Suryadeva) You, O Suryadeva are the Lord of the World, Who grants Understanding and Knowledgewhich leads to Liberation,
8.2: You are the Deva Who removes great Sins from our minds (by Your Illumination); I salute You, O Suryadeva.