Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra - Meaning And Significance
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Meaning and significance of Shiva Mahamrityunjaya mantra by revered master Anandmurti Gurumaa. This track (Divine Revelation) has been taken from devotional chants album 'Mahamrityunjaya Mantra'. Om triyambakam yajamahe sugandhim pushtivardhanam, Urvarukamiva bandhanan mrrityormokshiya mamrritat महामृत्युंजय मंत्र ॐ त्र्यम्बकम् यजामहे सुगन्धिम् पुष्टिवर्धनम् । उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय माम्रतात् ।। We worship Shiva - The three-eyed (triyambakam) Lord (yajamahe), who is fragrant (sugandhim) and nourishes (pushti) and grows (vardhanam) all beings. As the ripened cucumber (urvarukamiva) is liberated (bandhanan) ('by the intervention of the farmer') from its bondage to the creeper when it fully ripens, may He liberate us (mokshiya) from (mrityor), for the sake of immortality (mamrritat). When we pray to Lord Shiva, we are in essence asking for his blessings and assistance in opening our third eye of spiritual wisdom. The natural consequence of this awakening is that we will be lead towards spiritual liberation or moksha, and attain freedom from the cycles of and rebirth. The goal of chanting this mantra is to spiritually ripen so that Lord Shiva can free us from all bondages. The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is hailed by the sages as the heart of the Rigveda. It is a great conquering mantra, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Shiva is the God of . It is said those who worship Shiva, untimely can never come to them. It is also believed that to overcome the fear of, Lord Shiva himself gave humanity the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra. This mantra has many names and forms. It is also called the Rudra Mantra, referring to the furious aspect of Shiva; the Tryambakam Mantra, alluding to Shiva's three eyes. This mantra restores health, happiness and brings calmness in the period of. The mantra should ideally be repeated 108 times, twice daily, at dawn and at dusk.