Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Understanding the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

OM is not spelt out in the Rig-Veda, but has to be added to the beginning of all Mantras as given in an earlier Mantra of the Rig-Veda addressed to Ganapati. This Mantra is given in the prayer page of my Book "Maharishi Jaimini's Upadesa Sutra".

TRYAMBAKKAM refers to the Three eyes of Lord Shiva. 'Trya' means 'Three' and 'Ambakam' means eyes. These three eyes or sources of enlightenment are the Trimurti or three primary deities, namely Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and the three 'AMBA' (also meaning Mother or Shakti' are Saraswati, Lakshmi and Gouri. Thus in this word, we are referring to God as Omniscient (Brahma), Omnipresent (Vishnu) and Omnipotent (Shiva). This is the wisdom of Brihaspati and is referred to as Sri Duttatreya having three heads of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva.

YAJAMAHE means, "We sing Thy praise".

SUGANDHIM refers to His fragrance (of knowledge, presence and strength i.e. three aspects) as being the best and always spreading around. Fragrance refers to the joy that we get on knowing, seeing or feeling His virtuous deeds.

PUSTIVARDHANAM Pooshan refers to Him as the sustainer of this world and in this manner, He is the Father (Pater) of all. Pooshan is also the inner impeller of all knowledge and is thus Savitur or the Sun and also symbolizes Brahma the Omniscient Creator. In this manner He is also the Father (Genitor) of all.

URVAAROKAMEVA 'URVA' means "VISHAL" or big and powerful or deadly. 'AAROOKAM' means 'Disease'. Thus URVAROOKA means deadly and overpowering diseases. (The CUCUMBER interpretation given in various places is also correct for the word URVAROOKAM). The diseases are also of three kinds caused by the influence (in the negative) of the three Guna's and are ignorance (Avidya etc), falsehood (Asat etc as even though Vishnu is everywhere, we fail to perceive Him and are guided by our sight and other senses) and weaknesses (Shadripu etc. a constraint of this physical body and Shiva is all powerful).

BANDANAAN means bound down. Thus read with URVAROOKAMEVA, it means 'I am bound down by deadly and overpowering diseases'.

MRITYORMOOKSHEYA means to deliver us from death (both premature death in this Physical world and from the neverending cycle of deaths due to re-birth) for the sake of Mokshya (Nirvana or final emancipation from re-birth).

MAAMRITAAT means 'please give me some Amritam (life rejuvinating nectar). Read with the previous word, it means that we are praying for some 'Amrit' to get out of the death inflicting diseases as well as the cycle of re-birth.

Now you are ready to recite the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra

About Myself

Hello Everybody,
I love to all my family member. I have 4 elder brother and one sister all are married. In my family My ideal person are my parents and Lord Chankaya, Sir Vivekanand Ji and I believe on God ( Lord Bhole Nath Ji ).

My Bhabhi Ji Mrs. Suman Sharma, My Sister Mrs. Kavita Sharma and my Lovely Lover Miss Neetu understand my feelings.

For the jokey type I put some name for our kids like as
Hero : Rahul Sharma
Duniya: Hina Sharma
Paaji : HarshRaj Sharma
BABA: Devraj Sharma
Bajrangi : Mahima Sharma
Basanti Deval : Rashmani
Bhootnath : Shivam
Ganda hathi : Rohit Sharma
Khallad : Divya Sharma
Chanda Mama : Ashi
Bachaa : Ashu
Aadmi : Bhupendra Sharma

Including these I have also some friend
Ambrish Kumar Srivastava
Shravan Kumar Tiwari
Dev Nath

But My best best best friend are
Vijay Kumar Agarwal ( Bantoo)
Harendra Kumar

I can not forget them.

Now feelings are divided into two parts:
My Bhabhi Ji (Mrs. Suman Sharma ) and My lovely Lover Miss Neetu. Another factor of my life is Lord Bhole Nath Ji
These are my life. I can not live without them. These are my feelings, thinking, watching and everything.