Significance of slokas
In Adityah Hrudayam there are thirty slokas in total. The significance of the verses is as follows:
1,2 : Approach of Agastya to Rama.
3, 4, 5 : Greatness of the Aditya Hridayam and advantages of reciting it.
6 – 15 : Surya as a means of self-evident consciousness, conveying that the One pervading outside and inside is the same.
16 – 20 : Mantra Japa.
21 – 24 : Mantra slokas extolling the Sun God.
25 – 30 : The fruits of this prayer, the method of recital and the procedure followed by Shri Rama, invoking God to bless him with the requisite strength for the victory in the battle field.