Benefits of Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra was dedicated to lord Shiva in order to overcome death. This mantra is among the most potent ancient Sankrit mantras. The seeker is usually concerned more with evading spiritual death rather than the physical death. As a result this mantra calls for enlightment and the practice of purifying the soul at deep levels. Below are some of the benefits of maha mrityunjaya mantra
1. The potency to offer protection
The maha mrityunjaya mantra is a well-known Sankrit because of its ability to offer protection as well as manifold blessing. The maha mrityunjaya plainly mean that there is great victory over death. The reason why it is considered as a mantra that can offer protection is because of its association with Shiva, who is the destroyer of ignorance, a liberator from death and one who offers rebirth. It is therefore a mantra that gives life and it not only protects the physical body from death but it also purifies the soul and mind deeply.
This mantra was dedicated to Lord Shiva who is able to see the present, past and future at the same time. He is also way beyond creation, substance and destruction. Because of these aspects, chanting the mantra helps us to identify with Lord Shiva while developing his attributes and receiving his blessings.
3. Divine energy
The maha mrityunjaya mantra bears enormous energies which enable the person chanting to have greater devotion and faith. The more this mantra is chanted, the more powerful your divine energy becomes. This consequently enables you to cultivate an intimate relationship with God and thereby have a great perception of his presence.
However insightful the maha mrityunjaya mantra is and can be to many people, like most mantras, it is written in Hindu which makes it quite hard for people who are not Hindu to recite it.