Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap
Everyone has their own ways of worshipping Lord Shiva according to Vedas. But the most powerful way to gratify the highest divine power, the Shiva power is chanting Mantra. While worshipping, devotees use many mantras and each has their own benefits. Maha mrityunjaya Jaap is the most powerful one.
One of the most powerful deities of Hindu religion is Lord Shiva. Many people call him the God of Destruction. The popular name of Lord Shiva, ‘Tri-lochak’ or ‘three-eyed’. He bestows good health and longevity upon human life.
Meaning of Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap(Mantra)
Without knowing the true meaning of the mantra, you can’t add value to it. So here is the simple meaning.
“Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahe sugandhim pushtivardhanam urvarukamiva bandhanaat
‘We worship the three-eyed One (Lord Shiva) who is fragrant and who nourishes all beings. May he liberate me from death, for the sake of Immortality. Even as the cucumber is severed from its bondage of the creeper’.
Through this mantra, we seek blessings from Lord Shiva to save us from all the problems or obstacles. It also protects us from untimely death.
Significance of Maha mrityunjaya Jaap(Mantra)
The other name of Maha mrityunjaya mantra is the Tryambaka Mantra, Sanjeevani Mantra and Rudra Mantra. According to many, chanting the mantra releases a string of vibrations that keeps us physically strong and removes fear, anxiety,and ensures good health.
In fact, Maha mrityunjaya Mantra is a verse from the Rig Veda followed by Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda. According to mythology, Lord Shiva had delivered it to sage Shukracharya. It bestows longevity, protects from obstacles and saves us from untimely death. It also removes fears and heals holistically. This mantra keeps your mind conscious, calm and brings peace and happiness.
Everyone can chant this mantra at any time, there are no limitations. People say that If you chant this mantra in the Brahmamuhurta, ie.from 4am to 6am, then you will achieve the best results.