Shravan 2016: Chant the following simple Shiva Mantras

In this post, we will take a look at a few simple Shiva mantras that you can chant to add value and strength to your sincere prayers and offerings this Shravan month.

Last Updated: Jul 21, 2016, 12:51 PM IST
Shravan 2016: Chant the following simple Shiva Mantras
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Mumbai: It is that time of the year when devotees of Lord Shiva rejoice and sing the glorious the mightiest of all. The auspicious month of Shravan has begun according to the Hindu calendar followed in northern India and will be followed by a number of devotional activities including fasting, visiting temples, performing archana, abhishek and aarti.

In this post, we will take a look at a few simple mantras that you can chant to add value and strength to your sincere prayers and offerings.

Check out the Mantras here:

Shiva Moola Mantra

ॐ नमः शिवाय॥

Om Namah Shivaya॥

Meaning: I bow to you O Supreme Lord, the one who exists in my consciousness.

Chant Shiva Moola Mantra

Rudra Gayatri Mantra

ॐ तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे महादेवाय धीमहि

तन्नो रुद्रः प्रचोदयात्॥

Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe Mahadevaya Dhimahi

Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat॥

Meaning of Rudra Gayatri Mantra:

I pray to the mightiest of the Gods, the ideal Purusha, Mahadev. Bless me with the intellect and enlighten me with knowledge.

Mantra dedicated to Lord Shiva for protection against evil

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra

ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिंम् पुष्टिवर्धनम् ।

उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ।।

Om tryambakam yajāmahe sugandhim puṣṭi-vardhanam ǀ

urvārukam-iva bandhanān mṛtyormukṣīya māmṛitāt ǁ

Meaning:

O three eyed Lord who can see all what none can see, I invoke to you to bless me with good vasanas and when my time comes to depart, I would want to leave my body without any hesitations of leaving worldly attachments.

Lord Shiva's 'Mahamrityunjaya Mantra' for conquering death