What is the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra?

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra "The great mantra that can conquer death", also called Trayambak-Mantra, is a verse composed to praise Lord Shiva which can be located in the section Rudra of Yajurveda.

tryambakaṃyyajāmahesugandhimpuṣṭṭivad rddhanam । urvvārukamivabandhanānnmṛttyormmukṣīyamāmṛtāt ।।

त्र्यम्बकंय्यजामहेसुगन्धिम्पुष्ट्टिवद् र्द्धनम् । उर्व्वारुकमिवबन्धनान्न्मृत्त्योर्म्मुक्षीयमामृतात् ।।


In this mantra, Shiva has been described as ‘the vanquisher of death’. Like the Gayatri Mantra it is one of the most widely known mantra of Sanatan Dharma. Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is found in the Shukla Yajurveda. This great mantra dedicated to Shiva as a mortal can also be found in the Rigveda.

This mantra has many names and is polymorphic. This is called Rudra Mantra, drawing from the ferocious attribute of Shiva. Owing to Shiva’s three eyes, the name Trayambak-mantra has also been ascribed to it. It is also known as the Mrit-Sanjivani mantra, because it is believed that this is an element of the life restoring knowledge gained by the sage Shukra (Venus) after strict austerity and penance.

Sage-Munis have called the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra to be the heart of the Vedas.

In the Puranas and scriptures, there is a special mention of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra for averting incurable diseases and avoiding premature death. There is a provision of 11 lakh Mantra chants in the Mahamrityunjaya mantra of 1.2 million chants of the Laghu Mahamrityunjaya Mantra.

Benefits of the Great Mantra

This mantra can not only liberate the person from fear of death but can also prevent his death. Mahamrutunjaya is a Tarak (liberation leader) mantra. With the influence of this mantra, life-giving can be found in the life of Shaayya, or can also be freed from the suffering of life. The correct pronunciation of Mahamrutunjaya is very necessary, otherwise, it can be a loss instead of profit.The the exact pronunciation of this chant and the result of the correct Wipro is definitely the result.

When do we opt for a Mahamrityunjaya chant?

To resolves the planetary problems and conflicts in the birth chart and horoscopes, they make a mention of Mahamrityunjaya. The chants are advised to avoid the chaos caused by the entire planetary conflicts in the kundali (horoscope), state of ailments, separation from the dear ones, epidemics, loss of wealth and untimely death. This is chant for couple who are issue less and long for a child. The chant is also suggested for rectifying vaastu defects and complexities related to death.To organize a session of Mahamrityunjaya chant, please contact our main office at Vaidik Yatra Gurukul.
The Mahamrityunjaya chant is Vedic – practically done by the prolific officiant here, which gives the host a divine and high spiritual experience of attaining the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Mahamrityunjaya worship and chanting

Upper Range

Ceremonial Worship : Ganesh-Gauri, Varunkalash Pujaan, Punanahavachan, Nandishradha, Vyayamantra chanting, Shodashamatruka, Saptghaatamatruka and Poojan, Vastu Mandal Kendriya Parammandal, Navjyavamandal, Lingotbhadarmal Mandal and Poojan.


Chanting : 1.25 lakh chants of Mahamritunjaya (Pradhanajjivani Mantra), creation of parthiv-shivaling, Abhishek with milk or with material as per the wish, havan-purnahuti and shriodan

Span-7 days
Total Expenses – only Rs 11000/-

Medium range

Ceremonial Worship : Gauri-Ganesh, Varunkalash Poojan, Shodashamatruka, Saptghrathamatruka, Navgrah mandal Poojan.


Chanting : 1.25 lakh Mahamritunjaya chants, Dugdhabhishek of Parthiv Shivling, Havan-Purnahuti and Shreyodan.


Span- 5 days
Total Expenses – only Rs 71,000 / –

Nominal Range

Ceremonial Worship: Gauri-Ganesh, Varun kalash worship.

Chanting: 54000 chants of Mahamrityunjaya mantra and 1100 mantras by Havan-Purnahuti and Shreyodan.

Brahmins- 5
Span-3 days
Total Expenses – only Rs / -41000

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