MAHA MRITYUNJAYA MANTRA (OM TRAYAMBAKAM)
Maha-Mrityunjaya is a life-giving mantra. In these days, when life is very complex, this mantra wards off death and accidents of all kinds. It has a great curative effect on disease and should be repeated before any travel.
It is also a Moksha-Mantra and bestows liberation. It is a Siva Mantra. The mantra should be repeated 3, 9, 27 or 108 times, especially on your birthday. This will bestow on your health, long life, liberation and prosperity.
maha mrityunjaya mantra:
OM TRAYAMBAKAM YAJAMAHE
MRITYOR MUKSHIYA MAMRITAT
OM SARVESHAM SVASTI BHAVATU
SARVESHAM SHANTIR BHAVATU
SARVESHAM PURNAM BHAVATU
SARVESHAM MANGALAM BHAVATU
SARVE BHAVANTU SUKHINAH
SARVE SANTU NIRAMAYAAH
SARVE BHADRANI PASHYANTU
ASATO MA SAT GAMAYA
TAMASO MA JYOTIR GAMAYA
MRITYOR-MA AMRITAM GAMAYA
OM SHANTIH SHANTIH SHANTIH
Om - We worship the three-eyed One (Lord Siva) who is fragrant and who nourishes well all beings; may He liberate us from death for the sake of immortality even as a cucumber is severed from its bondage (to the creeper)
Om - May auspiciousness be unto all May peace be unto all May fullness be unto all May prosperity be unto all
Om - May all be happy May all be free from disabilities May all look to the good of others May none suffer from sorrow
Om - Lead me from the unreal to the Real From darkness to light from mortality to Immortality
Om - That is whole. This is whole
From the whole the whole becomes manifest
From the whole when the whole if negated
What remains is again the whole
Om Peace Peace Peace
1. What are the benefits of the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra?
2. Why should we pray for others?