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Can Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra Be Chanted For Someone Else? – And How To Chant For Another Person?


Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is chanted for early cure of life threatening disease, to overcome fear of death and for long life. There is a doubt among Hindus as to Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra can be chanted for someone else. Yes it can be chanted for another person. Husband can chant it for wife and vice versa. Parents can chant it for sons and daughters. Children can chant it for parents. Brothers can chant it for sisters and vice versa. Friends too can chant it for another friend. There is no restriction. It can be chanted on any day and by any person.

Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम्
उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान्मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात्


How To Chant Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra For Another Person?

  • Wake up early in the morning and take bath.
  • Offer prayers to Ganesha in mind.
  • Wear white color clothes.
  • Sit facing east or northeast direction. Chant the prayer when the sunrises.
  • Light a lamp using cow ghee with a single wick.
  • Meditate for few minutes.
  • Then offer prayers to Shiva.

Now bring the image of the person for whom you are chanting the mantra in mind.

Tell the following prayer

O Supreme Truth, there is no place in universe that you are not present. Forgive all evil deeds I have committed. Please accept this prayer. I am chanting this prayer for (you can say your relationship with the person and then name). For example, my father, Shekar.

Tell the reason for praying - for long life or early cure whatever the reason is

Next chant the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra 108 times. Keep count on a Rudraksha Mala.

Do not think about results while chanting the mantra.

After completing the mantra, ask the Supreme Truth to accept the prayer and consider it as chanted by me for my ..... relationship and name.

If the person had asked you to chant it on his or her behalf then inform the person that you had chanted the mantra.

If you are doing it without the person’s knowledge then keep it a secret.