Asatoma Sadgamaya
Thamaso Maa Jyothir Gamaya
Mrithyor Maa Amrutham Gamaya
Aum Shanti Shanti Shantihi

This is one of the Shanti Mantras (hymn of peace). Though the origin of this hymn is from Rig Veda, the musical version of it can also be found in Sama Veda. Rig Veda is a collection of hymns and Sama Veda revises them adding musical aspect to them.

Asatoma - From untruth – from unreal

Sat – Truth - real

Gamaya - Lead us

Thamasoma - From Darkness

Jyothir - To light

Gamaya - Lead us

Mrithyorma - From Death

Amritan - immortality

Gamaya - lead us

Om - The primeval sound - Brahma

Shanthi – Peace

Meaning: Lead me from the unreal to the real. Lead me from darkness to light. Lead me from death to immortality. May there be peace everywhere.