Maha Mrityunjaya Puja- Puja Offerings, Benefits and Vidhi

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Among all the ancient Sanskrit mantras, the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is considered as the most powerful. It is a mantra that has many names and forms of Lord Shiva. Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is a blend of three language words i.e “Maha”-which means great, “Mrityun”-means death and “Jaya“-means victory, which is translated as a victory over death. It is also famously called the “Tryambakam Mantra”. The Maaha Mrityunjaya Mantra was given to Rishi Markandeya by Lord Shiva.

Benefits of Maha Mrityunjaya Puja

The Maha Mrityunjaya puja is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is believed to be one of the most powerful rituals in Hinduism. It is performed to get relief from several health problems. It is said that conducting the puja showers the person with health, happiness, and good fortune. He/she also gets free from all kinds of problems in life. The jaap of the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra during the puja is said to eliminate the fear of mortality and ailments and increase the longevity of one’s life. 

Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra-

“Om Tryambakam yajamahe, Sugandhim pushtivardhanam !

Urvarukamiva bandhanan, Mrithyor mukshiya mamrithaath !!”

Maha Mrityunjaya Puja Vidhi-

  • The puja should be conducted in an ethical way following all the rules to get better results.
  • Puja Offerings – Ganga Jal, cow, milk, ghee, honey, sugar, white cloth, betel nuts, tulsi and bel leaves, datura, bhang, sandalwood paste, rice, lamps, incense, flowers, fruits, and sweets, roli, sacred red and white thread, etc.
  • The Maha Mrityunjaya Japa mantra is repeated 108 times with the Japamala. 
  • Then, the Abhishekam is performed with milk and flowers are offered to Shiv Ling.
  • Then Sankalp is performed i.e. flowing water into a pot and asking for Lord Shiva’s blessings.
  • Havan is performed at the end of Maaha Mrityunjaya Japa.

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