Mahamrityunjay Mantra (Sanskrit: महामृत्युंजय मंत्र, mahāmṛtyuṃjaya mantra “Great Death-conquering Mantra”), also called the Tryambakam Mantra, is a verse of the Rigveda (7.59.12). It is addressed to Tryambaka, “the three-eyed one”, an epithet of Rudra, later identified with Shiva. The verse also recurs in the Yajurveda (1.8.6.i; VS 3.60)

Mahamrityunjay Mantra

Mahamrityunjay Mantra

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ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिंम् पुष्टिवर्धनम् ।

उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ।।

Transliteration : oṁ tryambakaṁ yajāmahe sugandhiṁ puṣṭi-vardhanam ǀ

urvārukam-iva bandhanān mṛtyormukṣīya māmṛtāt ǁ

Translation : OM. We worship the Three-eyed Lord who is fragrant and who nourishes and nurtures all beings. As is the ripened cucumber (with the intervention of the gardener) is freed from its bondage (to the creeper), may he liberate us from death for the sake of immortality.