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“Om tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pusti-vardhanam

Urvarukam Iva bandhan mrityormukshiya mamritat om”

O three-eyed lord, we worship you. You are fragrant and you are the one who nourishes all begins; may the tri-lochak liberate me from death and make me immortal, even as the cucumber is severed from its bondage.

Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap

Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap is popularly known as sanjeevani mantra, as it has ‘life-restoring” properties. It is believed that, chanting Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap releases vibrations from our body which heel the physical and mental state of our body ensuring the maintenance and restoration of healthy life.

MahaMrityunjaya Mantra is the oldest known mantra fetched from the rig Veda and it is eternally a part of yajurveda. Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap is the most powerful way for worshiping Lord Shiva. Chanting this mantra on regular basis can help you in conquering your fear and heal holistically as well.

Origin of the MahaMrityunjaya Jaap

There are two stories to be belived behind the revelation of the mantra, the first one is:

There is a story behind how this special mantra of Lord Shiva came among us and became so popular. It is to be believed that only saint markandeya had this mantra, he was the one who had deep knowledge of this mantra. Once the moon was in a trouble of life as king Daksha cursed him then Rishi Markandenya gave this mantra to sati who was king’s daughter, for the sake of moon.

Second story says that Lord Shiva passed this life saviour mantra to saint Shukracharya and he passed the same to saint Dadichi. Saint dadichi bring the mantra in use for saving a life of king Kshuva, and that’s how the mantra spread its illuminating qualities among the world.


Lord Shiva

In Hindu mythology Lord Shiva is the God of destruction, he is perhaps the most powerful lord of our religion. We call him Tri-lochak or three-eyed god also. Lord Shiva is worshiped for his bestowing health and giving longevity of our life.

There are numbers of mantra and puja in Hindu religion to worship Lord Shiva,  but chanting Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap has been considered most powerful by Vedas, it gratify the Shiva most.


Why to worship Lord Shiva in Maha Mrityunjaya?

MahaMrityunjaya Mantra is a mantra of lord Shiva, and only Lord Shiva can help us conquering death. As mentioned in our Vedas that our life, struggle and death are taken cared by Bhrama-Vishnu-Mahesh respectively. Bhrama gives us birth; Vishnu plans our whole life and each movement and Mahesh (Lord Shiva) brings death.  Lord Shiva has all the power to take our lives back from us, that’s why in Maha Mrityunjaya we pray Lord Shiva to help us in conquering the death as he is the only one who has this power. With whole hearted we pray god to grant us or our loved ones a long and healthy life.

There are 7 types of MahaMrityunjaya mantra according to our knowledge of reilon all the seven types has been described below:

  • Mrityunjaya Mantra - Tryambakam yajaamahe sugandhim pushtti vardhanam urvaarukamiva bandhanaan mrtyor mukssiiya maamrtaat
  • Mrita sanjivini mantra -Om haum om joom saha bhur bhuvah svah tryambakam yajaamahe sugandhim pushtti vardhanam urvaarukamiva bandhanaan mrtyor mukssiiya maamrtaat bhur bhuvah svah joom saha haum om !
  • Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra -Om haum joom saha om tryambakam yajaamahe sugandhim pushtti vardhanam urvaarukamiva bandhanaan mrtyor mukssiiya maamrtaat om haum joom saha om !
  • Shukracharya mrita sanjivini mantra -Om tat savitur varenyam tryambakam yajaamahe sugandhim pushtti vardhanam urvaarukamiva bandhanaan mrtyor mukssiiya maamrtaat !
  • Puranokta mrityunjaya mantra -Mrityunjaya rudray neelkanthaye shambhave, amriteshaye sarvaye mahadevaye te namah !
  • Lagu mrityunjaya mantra -Om joom saha mam palaye palaye saha joom om !
  • Triakshar (smallest) mrityunjaya mantra -Om haum joom saha !

It is believed that if we chant mahamrityunjaya once in the morning with pure heart and concentrated mind Lord Shiva will save you and fix all possible mishaps in your life. If we recite the same mantra with a prefix and suffix, it becomes more powerful. The mantra with the addition of the beej (a small part of any mantra is known as beej or seed) mantra is:

“Om haun jun sah, om bhurbhuvaw swah,

Om tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pusti-vardhanam

Urvarukam Iva bandhan mrityormukshiya mamritat Om.

Swahbhuvahbhuh Om, sahjun, haun, Om.”

The whole mantra with prefix and suffix means: I venerate the Supreme Being, the creator of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva, he whose fame pervades the entire universe, he who is the prime source of the universe and bestows boons and supernatural powers to those who worship him. We request him in form of prayer pray to liberate us from death and this mortal world, which has separated us from him like a cucumber separates itself from the creeper, and thus grant us immortality.

By chanting this mantra we request Lord Shiva to create an inseparable union between individual soul and Supreme Being. A devote worship and adore Lord Shiva, the three-eyed lord, who is the one who nourishes everyone, restores everyone’s health.

Different ways for different needs

There are different ways of chanting the mantra, the ways of chanting depends upon the needs you have, and following is the procedure with explanation:

To triumph over fear: if you want get rid of your fear or phobia, then it is recommended to chant the MahaMrityunjaya Mantra 1100 times.

To keep Disease at bay: to conquer any kind of disease or illness, it is advised to chant the lord Shiva’s MahaMrityunjaya Mantra 11000 times.

To bag Success: if you are seeking for success or having any trouble in achieving your goals, then chant the holy Shiva mantra for 150000 times.

For longevity upon life : chant lord Shiva’s Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap 108 times daily holding Rosemary beads string in right hand for good health and longevity upon life.


There are numbers of benefits you can avail by chanting Mahamrityunjaya mantra daily. You and your loved ones can score high grade in academics, by practicing this mantra you will be able to eliminate all your fear and stress. Worship Lord Shiva by chanting Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap will bring positive energy and health happiness at your place. You can touch whole new level of success in your life and remove almost all negative vibes from your soul and home with the help of this mantra.


Method of chanting MahaMrityunjaya Mantra

For practicing Maha Mrityunjaya Jaap, early morning is the best time. In any case if early Morning Prayer is not possible for you then chant this mantra after taking bath and wearing clean clothes. This mantra is only beneficial if practiced properly. If you find any difficulty in practicing the method properly we advise you to book a priest for you who will do the puja following the protocol. Now a days, you can easily book a priest online;there you will get learned persist who will explain you each mantra with their benefits.

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