Bath/Snaan

Bath/Snaan

Gange cha yamune chaiva

गङ्गे मुने ैव गोदावरि ्वति
्मदे िन्धु कावेरि जलेऽस्मिन् िधिं कुरु
(हिन्कूत्रावलि १०६)

Gaǹge cha yamune chaiva
godaavari sarasvati.
Narmade sindhu kaaveri
jale-asmin sannidhim kuru.
(Ahnik Sutraavali v 106)

May the same spiritual and healing powers of the Ganges, Yamuna, Godavari, Sarasvati, Narmada, Sindhu and Kaveri rivers be within these waters and infuse similar holiness for my purification and health.

Note: The 7 holy ancient rivers are mentioned in this verse.
While rivers typically flow ceaseless and the water cycle refreshes and purify the waters, the ancient holy rivers have been historically known for their cleansing and holy attributes. These prayers seek to enrich the waters at hand in a similar manner as the holy rivers. Where there is positive intent to purify and become holy, then it can happen.

Govindeti sadaa snaanam

गोविन्देति दा ्नानं गोविन्देति दा जपः
गोविन्देति दा ध्यानं दा गोविन्दकीर्तनम् ॥ ४७॥
(पाण्डवगीता ४७)

Govindeti sadaa snaanam
govindeti sadaa japah
Govindeti sadaa dhyaanam
sadaa govinda-keertanam.
(Pandava Gita v47)

Remember God even while bathing; Repeat his name constantly; Meditate on him and Sing his praise.