Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, its Importance and Benefits

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra, its Importance and Benefits

The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is one of the hundreds of sacred Mantras from ancient times. Maha means great. Mrityu means death. Jaya means success, overcoming or victory. In other words, Mahamrityunjaya also means to achieve victory over critical life situations that include accident, and even death. Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is also called the Rudra Mantra. The deity Rudra refers to Lord Shiva.

Lord Shiva is known as the God for destroying evil. Lord Shiva is one of the top three deities, called Trimurti, along with Lord Brahma and Lord Shiva. Goddess Parvati is his consort. Lord Shiva’s sons are Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikeya.

The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is considered one of the most powerful Mantras. Among the purposes of the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra Is to finish physical and mental problems, to overcome any fear, avoiding untimely deaths, accidents, killing life-threatening diseases, overcoming difficult times in life, etc. The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and to bring relief from such problems, for life longevity etc.

There is a specific procedure and way to perform the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra. Guidance from an Astrologer or Priest is advised before the start. Before chanting the Mantra, Mantra Sanskar should be done. There can be specific days and times to start the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra. A certain body posture position, the direction is recommended. An idol or picture of Lord Shiva in front at the time of reciting the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is preferable.

There is a certain number of times to recite the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra in a certain time is required, e.g. a minimum of 108 times at a time non-stop daily. The best time to recite the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is said to be early in the morning. Using the RUDRAksha Mala while reciting the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is considered even more auspicious.

The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is believed to be only known by Rishi Markandeya. The Mahamrityunjaya Mantra to be recited-chanted a minimum 108 times daily in the early morning hours is -


            Om Tryambakamn Yajaamahe Sugandheemn Pushtivardhnam

            Urvarukameev Bandhnan Mrtyor mukshiye Mamrtaat

ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्‌।
उर्वारुकमिव बन्‍धनान् मृत्‍योर्मुक्षीय माऽमृतात्‌॥

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(Updated Date & Time :- 2019-02-21 15:30:14 )

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