Mahamrityunjaya mantra, also known as Triyambakam Mantra is dedicated to Rudra, the fierce form of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is adored as Mrityunjaya – meaning, he who conquers death. Worshipping Lord Shiva with Mahamrityunjaya mantra assuages the fear of death and blesses one with health, wealth, prosperity and good fortune.
Lord Shiva is the ruler of time and appeasing him destroys all negativities around you. Chanting this mantra daily act as a protective shield and resolves any issues related to health, finance, family or happiness.
Om Trayambakam Yajamahe,
Sugandhim Pushtivardhanam I
Urva Rukamiva Bandhanat,
Mrityor Mokshiye Maamritat II
Meaning of the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
The overall meaning of the mantra is, “We focus on our third eye, which is behind our two eyes to give us the power to discover self and stay happy, satiated and attain peace in life. All of us know that immortality is not possible, however to some extent Lord Shiva can protect us from untimely death and give us more time on this Earth to cherish our life”.
Benefits of chanting Mahamrityunjaya mantra
This life restoring mantra is very powerful that it helps to overcome any illness and prevents untimely death.
Chanting this mantra helps overpower the ill effects caused due to Doshas in one’s birth chart.
One can postpone death or prevent unfortunate death of an individual by reciting this mantra.
Helps tackle financial crisis and losses in business.
Surrounds one with positive vibrations and alleviates the fear of death.
How to chant Mahamrityunjaya mantra
Rudraksh Mala is considered auspicious for counting your recitation of mantra.
Sacred texts state that the best time to chant the mantra is early morning at 4 AM. However, if you are unable to do this, then you can recite it at least five times a mala, after taking a bath.
During meditation, concentrate completely on the sounding of the mantra and its meaning to enjoy the fruit of it. Do not allow your mind to wander or get distracted.
It is best to avoid non-vegetarian food while chanting the mantra to get immediate results.
It is idyllic to have a Shiva Lingam or idol next to you when you do the chanting.