31 August 2023 is Gayatri Japam for all Yajurveda Brahmins, Rigveda Brahmins and Samavedi Brahmins. Gayatri Japa Day (Gayatri Japam Sankalpam) is observed on the next day of Purnima, Full Moon day in Shravan month.
It is the most auspicious day to chant the Supreme of all the mantras, the sacred Gayatri Mantra. Gayathri is the Supreme Goddess and considered as the Mother Goddess. Gayatri Mantra is the foundation and the theme for every mantra in Hinduism. Gayatri Japam day is also popular as Gayatri Pratipada or Gayatri Padyami.
Om bhur bhuvah svah
Tat savitur varenyam
Bhargo devasya dheemahi
Dhiyo yo nah prachodayaat.