Saturday, April 25, 2009

Siddha Maha-Mrityunjaya Japa and Havan

Maha-Mrityunjaya Japa and Havan
Siddha Maha Mrityunjaya Havan or Yagna
Beneficial for...avoid untimely death/disease, health.
Maha Mrityunjaya Havan is dedicated to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death/disease. The Maha Mrutyunjaya Havan is performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or death. The object of worship of this homa is Lord Shiva. One of the synonyms of Lord Shiva is Mrityu. Mrityu which means death of the death or the destroyer of death. During this Maha Mrutyunjaya Havan or Yagna one chants 21 mantras. The prominent offerings in this homa are durva grass and an herb called amrita. The former is famous for purifying blood and the latter is used as a medicine for incurable diseases like arbuda or cancer. Since these are used as offerings in this Maha Mrityunjaya Havan or Yagna, it is believed that this Maha Mrutyunjaya Havan or Yagna bestows longevity on the performer. The hymns are devoted to Mrityu, the God of death, praying for long life. These hymns are used in the purnahuti or the final offering in the famous Soma sacrifice. This Maha Mrutyunjaya Havan or Yagna also alleviates Mrityu dosha or untimely death. For Maha Mrityunjaya Japa and havan, we chant 11001 Japa and 10 % havan of chant