The word ‘Mrityunjaya’ stands for one who has won over death. The words Maha Mrityunjaya is a blend of three words i.e ‘Maha’ means ‘Great’, ‘Mrityun’ means death, ‘Jaya’ means ‘victory’. Maha Mrityunjaya Japa is performed to gain the blessings of Lord Shiva who is the ultimate controller of life and death. It is performed for prolonging the lifespan of someone who is to overcome death or severely diseased.
Religious Significance of Maha Mrityunjaya Japa
Maha Mrityunjaya Japa is beneficial for those who are suffering from emotional, physical and mental health problems and who chants this mantra will achieve longevity and immorality. According to the olden Puranas, this mantra has been used by sages as well as Sati Devi when the lord Chandra was suffered from the curse of Prajapati. Daksha Prajapati cursed Lord Chandra to become thinner and thinner day by day, this may affect his body and can cause death. Chanting of Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra by Sati Devi to save his husband pleased Lord Shiva and took Lord Chandra and placed it upon his head and made him immortal.
Maha Mrityunjaya Japa mantra is dedicated to Lord Shiva for warding off untimely death. While spreading vibhuti over different parts of the body, to make energized and to get good results of Mrityunjaya mantra while chanting. Mrityunjaya mantra means for healing rejuvenation, physical and emotional care.
When Can the Maha Mrityunjaya Puja be Performed
This Japa should be performed according to the Janma Nakshatra of the person who is battling with death or through the Maraka Dasa of their horoscope. When this mantra is recited regularly with true Shraddha and bhakti, it can help in solving household discord, division of property and marital stress. Maha Mrityunjaya mantra has immense healing powers.
Advantages of Performing the Maha Mrityunjaya Japa
- Prevents fatal accidents and life-threatening diseases.
- Reduces the ill effect of planets like Rahu and Ketu.
- Reciting of mantra is believed that Maha Mrityunjaya mantra can help to remove serious ailments.
- It also helps to increase your life span.
- It also aids in getting rid of karmic doshas.
- This Japa aids one to overcome the fear of death, evil strengths and accidental death.
- Maha Mrityunjaya Japa provides a protective shield around you.
- By performing this Japa it provides pleasure, prosperity and contentment.
- It resolves horoscope related issues.
Maha Mrityunjaya Japa FAQ’s
Who is the lord for Maha Mrityunjaya Japa?
Lord Shiva is the god for Maha Mrityunjaya Japa.
What is Maha Mrityunjaya Japa?
According to Vedas, The Maha Mrityunjaya mantra hailed by sages. It can aids you in tune into the alleviate force that is always at work with you, supports your growth, removes troubles, and reminds your high aim in your life.
Why Maha Mrityunjaya mantra is chanted?
Maha Mrityunjaya mantra can chant to please Lord Shiva. Generally, this mantra chanted with fasting. By worshiping Lord Shiva with this mantra one will overcome their death.
What is the origin of Maha Mrityunjaya mantra?
Lord Shiva has given Maha Mrityunjaya mantra as a secret message to Markandeya, when he was at seven years old to extend his life.
Daily how many times Maha Mrityunjaya mantra chanted?
A person can chant the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra at least 108 times in a day, to get good money, and health. Otherwise a minimum of nine times the mantra should be chanted before leaving the house or before going to bed.
What is the good time for chanting Maha Mrityunjaya mantra?
As per Shastras, early morning 4am-6am is the best time to chant this mantra, but if you are unable to chant at that time, then after taking a bath you can recite this mantra. At least five times you have to chant this mantra. While chanting mantra uses Rudraksha mala, it is very auspicious.