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Chant Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra On Monday for Progress in Life

Monday, Somvar in Hinduism, is associated with Lord Shiva. It is widely believed that chanting Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra on Monday is highly beneficial. The mantra helps in achieving peace, prosperity and progress in life.


Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
त्रियम्बकं यजामहे,
सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनं उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मोक्षिय मामृतात्.
OM triyambakam yajamahe
sugandhim pushtivardhanam, urvarukamiva bandhanan mrrityormokshiya mamrritat

How to Chant Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra on Monday?

  • Clean the house and purify yourself (take bath).
  • First offer prayers to Ganesha.
  • Next place a Shivling or murti of Shiva (painting, picture or sculpture) on a white cloth.
  • Light lamp using cow ghee. A single wick is the best option.
  • Jasmine dhoop or agarbhati should be used.
  • Offer white color flowers.
  • Offer Bhasma.
  • Offer a white color sweet. It can be even a banana or fruit.
  • Chant the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra 108 times using a rudraksha mala.
  • Plant a plantain (banana) or coconut tree on Monday and take care of it.
  • Feed animals.
The mantra should be chanted for 16 consecutive Mondays.