Magic Mantra Maha Mrityunjaya: a spell of protection from death
Mantra Maha Mrityunjaya
Maha Mrityunjaya’s magic mantra is a prayer to worship Lord Shiva, the master of destruction, penance, and meditation. Maha Mrityunjaya is one of
Shiva's most popular and powerful mantras.Maha Mrityunjaya mantra is spoken to overcome “death” (One should avoid spiritual “death” rather than physical “death”).Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is a mantra of request to Lord Shiva to lead a person to the mountain of meditation, which is indeed the residence of Lord Shiva.
OM tryambakam yajāmahe sugandhim pushTivardhanam, urvārukamiva bandhanān mrrityormokshiya māmrritāt.
ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे, सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनं उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मोक्षिय मामृतात्
In Vedic scriptures it is said that Lord Shiva appeared before his devotee “Markandeya” (who was destined to die at the age of sixteen) and stopped his aging process a few days before he was supposed to be sixteen.So, death can never demand it!Hence, this mantra is also referred to as the Markandeya mantra in classical Hindu studies.The mantra should ideally be repeated 108 times, twice a day, at dawn and dusk.This is especially useful for meditation and yoga practice.
Meaning of Mantra Maha Mrityunjaya
We worship Shiva – The Three-Eyed God (tryambakam) (yajamahe) who is fragrant (sugandhim) and nurturing (pushti) and growing (vardhanam) all beings. When ripe cucumbers (urvarukamiva) are automatically released (bandhanaan) (with the intervention of “farmers”) from the bonding of the creeping plant when it is fully ripe; May He deliver us (mokshiya) from death (mrityor), for eternity (maamritaat).
Literally: We pray to Lord Shiva whose eyes are the Sun, Moon, and Fire.May He protect us from all sickness, poverty, fear and bless us with prosperity, longevity, and health.
Spiritual Meaning of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
Lord Shiva is referred to as tryambakam, who is three-eyed because his third eye has been “opened” by the power of penance and meditation.The third eye is said to be located in the space between the eyebrows and “open” when a person experiences a spiritual awakening.So, when we pray to Lord Shiva, we are basically asking for his blessings and help to open the eyes of our three spiritual knowledge.
The natural consequence of this awakening is that we will be led towards spiritual liberation or moksa, and achieve freedom from the cycle of death and rebirth.The purpose of chanting this mantra is to “mature” spiritually, so that Lord Shiva can free us from our bond to all the matter that binds us!
Benefits of Magic Mantra Maha Mrityunjaya
Chanting maha Mrityunjaya magic mantra is beneficial for our mental, physical and emotional health.This spell brings happiness and prosperity in life. This spell is also known as the “savior spell”; Because it can defeat death and give immortality.This mantra is addressed to Lord Shiva for warding off premature death.
This spell has amazing healing power.Chanting this mantra creates positive vibrations that aid healing. It also helps eliminate fear, anxiety, and other negative emotions associated with death. Maha Mrityunjaya is also known as the moksha mantra that connects man with God.This spell awakens Shiva in man and frees a person from the cycle of death and rebirth (Punarbhawa).
How to Cast Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
The best time to cast this mantra is in the morning between 4-6 am and at dusk.We can cast this mantra after bathing and after completing the task/ work. Sit facing East either in the house or in the sanggah / disobedience. Use rudraksha mala, each time reciting the spell move the bead once until it rotates the rudraksha bead with a full round that is 108 times the pronunciation of the spell.
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