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Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra - Meaning & Importance

Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
महामृत्युञ्जय मंत्र

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is the great mantra for conquering death for it protects against all threats and at the time of death eases the process of release. It is one of the more potent of the ancient mantras, a call for enlightenment and a practice of purifying the karmas of the soul at a deep level. It is beneficial for mental, emotional and physical health.It is also a moksha mantra which bestows longevity and immortality. The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra creates a very powerful protective shield of divine vibrations that wards off and protects us from negativities and evil forces. The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra becomes more powerful when chanted in front of The MahaMrityunjaya Yantra.

The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra was found by Rishi Markandeya. It was a secret mantra, and Rishi Markandeya was the only one in the world who knew this mantra. The Moon was once in trouble, cursed by King Daksha. Rishi Markandeya gave the Mahamritryunjaya Mantra to Sati, Daksha's daughter, for the Moon. This is how this mantra became known to the world.

Word to Word meaning of the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra:-
ॐ oṁ = is a sacred/mystical syllable in Sanatan Dharma or Indian religions, i.e. Hinduism, Jainism & Buddhism.
त्र्यम्बकम् tryambakam = the three-eyed one
यजामहे yajāmahe = We worship, adore, honour, revere,
सुगन्धिम् sugandhim = sweet smelling, fragrant (accusative case),
पुष्टि puṣṭi = A well-nourished condition, thriving, prosperous, fullness of life,
वर्धनम् vardhanam = One who nourishes, strengthens, causes to increase (in health, wealth, well-being); who gladdens, exhilarates, and restores health; a good gardener,
उर्वारुकमिव urvārukamiva = like the cucumber, melon,
बन्धनान् bandhanān = "from captivity" {i.e. from the stem of the cucumber } (of the gourd); bandhanān means bound down. Thus read with urvārukam iva, it means 'I am bound down just like a cucumber (to a vine)'.
मृत्यु: + मुक्षीय = mṛtjuḥ + mukṣīya= from death + free (Vedic usage)
मा (माम) + अमृतात् = mā (short form of mām) + amṛtāt = myself + sure, definitely,  Free me from certain death.
maha mrityunjaya mantra shiva narayan dutt shrimali

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