Mahamrutyunjaya Mantra – महामृत्युंजय मंत्र
Mahamrutyunjaya Mantra is the mantra to conquer death.
It is also called the Trayambakam Mantra. Maha Mrutyunjaya Mantra is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Mantra is associated with the “three eyed one” or Lord Mahadeva.
Maha Mrutyunjaya Mantra in English
Om trayambakam yajāmahe sugandhiṃ puṣṭi-vardhanam
Urvārukamiva bandhanāth mṛutyormukshiya mām-mrutat
Meaning of the words in Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra:
Om– sacred syllable
Trayambakam– three-eyed one
Yajāmahe– we revere and honor
Pushti– prosperous and full of life
Vardhanam– one who nourishes and strengthens
Urvārukamiva– big and powerful
Bandhanāth– from captivity
Mrutyormukshīya– to liberate from death
Mrutāt– [with] immortality
Meaning of Mahamrutyunjaya Mantra
“I meditate and pray the three-eyed one, Shiva, who increases the fragrance and nourishment. Free me from powerful diseases, bonds and death and grant me immortality.”
The Mrutyunjaya Mantra frees one from untimely death. It is a life-giving mantra. This Mantra wards off uncertain death that is caused by snake bite, lightning, accidents by vehicles, accidents by fire, air accidents and all other forms of accidents that result into untimely death. It has curative effects as well.
When this Mantra is chanted with utmost devotion and faith, it can cure even those diseases that doctors fail to cure. Such is the power of Maha Mrutyunjaya Mantra. Chanting this Mantra with pure heart bestows healthy life, longevity, wealth, peace, prosperity and salvation (Moksha).
Reciting the Mantra 108 times daily can save one from all possible threats and untimely death.