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Maha Mritunjaya Mantra of Lord Shiva
Shiva Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
Lord Shiva, the third member of the Hindu Trinity (The Trinity comprises of Lord Brahma who is the creator, Lord Vishnu who is the preserver and Lord Shiva the destroyer), is said to be the Lord of great mercy and compassion. Lord Shiva is one of the most worshiped Gods in the Hindu Religion. Lord Shiva's destruction is not negative but nourishing and constructive. Lord Shiva's destruction builds and transforms life and energy for the welfare of the world. The Mahamrityunjay Mantra, which is addressed to Lord Shiva who is also referred to as Snake God, is a centuries old technique of connecting one to pure consciousness and bliss. It is Lord Shiva's moksha mantra. The Mahamrityunjay is a mantra that is said to rejuvenate, bestow health, wealth, a long life, peace, prosperity, satisfaction, immortality and contentment. Maha Mrityunjay Mantra is a Mantra to conquer death and connects us to our own inner divinity.
This Mantra which is addressed to Lord Shiva is given in the Rig Veda (7 mandala 59 chapter).
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra - Meaning and Significance
Given below is the Mahamrityunjay Mantra(also known as Mahamoksha Mantra or Mritasanjivani mantra) of Lord Shiva and its meaning.
"Om Tryambhakam Yajamahe
Mrityor Mukshiya Maamritat"
Meaning : We worship the Three-eyed One who is fragrant, immensely merciful and who is the Protector of the devotees. May he liberate us from death for the sake of immortality, Even as the cucumber is severed from bondage to the creeper.
By chanting this Maha Mrityunjay Mantra, divine vibrations are generated which wards off all the negative vibrations and evil forces and create a powerful protective shield. And it is said to protect the one who chants against accidents and misfortunes of every kind. It is also said to have a powerful healing of diseases declared incurable even by the doctors. This is the Mantra to conquer death and connects us to our own inner divinity.
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Mrityunjaya Bija Mantra
Given below is the Mrityunjaya Bija Mantra given by Kahola Rishi used for Meditation purpose.
"Om Jum Sah"