In the Hindu religion, Lord Shiva is known as the god of destruction. He is also said to be a symbol of mercy. People around the world engage in different ways of praying to the Lord to please him, and he is pleased very easily. Shiva Pooja involves recitation of Shiva Mantras. These mantras are recited to win over fear and fight one’s battles and come up undefeated. These mantras protect us from diseases, fears, etc. Proper and regular recitation of these mantras ensures that person gets success and siddhis. These mantras make people strong from the inside to fight any battles that they pick. They help cleanse the body from any sort of negativity and make one all the more powerful and strong. Many of these mantras are exclusively devoted to Lord Shiva and if you decide to recite them, you will particularly feel energized and see a host of other benefits as well.
Panchakshari Shiva Mantra – ‘Om Namah Shivaya’ The most well known and basic Shiva Mantra which simply translates to ‘I bow to Lord Shiva‘. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and if chanted 108 times every day, this mantra will help you purify your body and Lord Shiva will shower his blessings on you.
Rudra Mantra – ‘Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraay’
This mantra will make sure all your wishes get fulfilled alo
This is known as Rudra mantra. Rudra Mantra is recited to get blessing of Lord Shiva. It is considered effective for the fulfilment of one’s wishes.
ॐ नमो भगवते रूद्राय ।
Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraay |
Shiva Gayatri Mantra
ॐ तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे महादेवाय धीमहि तन्नो रुद्रः प्रचोदयात ।
Om Tatpurushaay Vidmahe Vidmahe Mahadevaay Deemahi Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat |
Meaning : ‘Om, Let me meditate on the great Purusha, Oh, greatest God, give me higher intellect, and let God Rudra illuminate my mind.’
Benefit : One can recite thi Shiva Mantra with utmost sincerity to discover the happiness and divinity that′s already within.
Shiv Dhyan Mantra
करचरणकृतं वाक् कायजं कर्मजं वा श्रवणनयनजं वा मानसंवापराधं ।
विहितं विहितं वा सर्व मेतत् क्षमस्व जय जय करुणाब्धे श्री महादेव शम्भो ॥
Karcharankritam Vaa Kaayjam Karmjam Vaa Shravannayanjam Vaa Maansam Vaa Paradham |
Vihitam Vihitam Vaa Sarv Metat Kshamasva Jay Jay Karunaabdhe Shree Mahadev Shambho ||
Meaning : Ode to the Supreme One to cleanse the body, mind and soul of all the stress, rejection, failure, depression and other negative forces that one faces.
Benefit : Divine vibrations that are generated during the chanting of this mantra ward off all the negative and evil forces and create a powerful protective shield against diseases, sorrows, fears etc.
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्
उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान्मृत्योर्मुक्षीय माऽमृतात्
“Om Tryambakam Yajamahe Sugandhim Pushti-Vardhanam
Urvarukamiva Bandhanan Mrityormukshiya Mamritat॥”
Meaning : ‘We worship the Three-eyed Lord who is fragrant and who nourishes and nurtures all beings. As is the ripened cucumber is freed from its bondage, may He liberate us from death for the sake of immortality.’
Benefit : This mantra is addressed to Lord Shiva for warding off untimely death. It is also chanted while smearing Vibhuti over various parts of the body and utilized in Japa or Homa to get desired results.