Maha Shivratri- Lord Shiva Mantra To Gain Success
By: Pinki Tue, 13 Feb 2018 1:23 PM
Lord Shiva is the Supreme Godhead depicted in a form. He is the most compassionate one who is easily pleased. The Shiva mantra also called as Maha Mrutyunjaya mantra or Trayambakam mantra is considered as the most powerful Shiva mantra that can give immeasurable benefits to the devotees. Here is a detailed explanation on the mantra, its meaning, its glories, how to chant and the benefits of chanting this mantra.
Maha Mrutyunjaya mantra
ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्
उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान्मृत्योर्मुक्षीय माऽमृतात्
This Shiva mantra glorified as Trayambakam mantra or Rudra mantra was chanted by Markhandeya to attain immortality. Markhandeya was born to a saintly couple who were blessed by Shiva with the progeny. Unfortunately the fate of the boy would last only for sixteen years. Having known this, the parents were grieving. Markhandeya pacified them even as a small boy and resorted to chanting the Maha Mrutyunjaya mantra right from childhood till he attained the age of sixteen. Due to Shiva’s blessings, he was blessed with eternal youth and therefore attained immortality by chanting this mantra.
# The mantra can be chanted starting from a Monday or Shiv Ratri or any other auspicious day.
# Before beginning the mantra, do the sankalp or determination to complete the chanting specifying the purpose of chanting.
# Sit in front of the altar, decorate Lord Shiva’s picture with flowers, sandal paste and vermilion and offer incense.
# Light ghee lamp in front of the altar.
Benefits of Chanting This Mantra
# The ultimate benefit of this mantra is to remove the fear of death.
# By repeatedly chanting this mantra, one is freed from diseases and disabilities.
# This mantra can destroy the enemies and bestow peace.
# This Shiva mantra enhances concentration and learning abilities.
# You gain clarity of thought and the power of making the right judgment.
# The overall health, wealth, happiness in the family is enhanced.