HYDERABAD: The Lord Shiva who is known as creator and also the god of destruction. Lord Shiva is also said to be the god of mercy who can fulfill all our needs just by chanting his mantra. People across the world worship him in a variety of styles with different customs and rituals especially during this Sravan Masam which is considered to be the most favourite time of Lord Shiva.
As Lord Shiva is pleased very easily and fulfills all the desires of the devotees he is called as “Bhola Shankar”. To please any god we should follow all the rituals of performing the god and must chant mantras. Similarly pooja to lord Shiva also involves chanting of Mantras.
People believe that lord Shiva showers his blessing on devotees and blesses them with wealth, health, prosperity and peace to those who chant his Mantras with devotions. So chanting mantras to please lord Shiva plays a key role in any pooja. We can also offer Bilva leaf to Shiva while chanting the Mantra which will amplify the results of your pooja.
Have a look at the Top 5 Most Powerful Mantras Of Lord Shiva:
1) Panchakshari Shiva Mantra
Panchakshari Shiva Mantra is a basic mantra which is chanted while worshiping him. The mantra means that I bow to Shiva. Those who want protection and safety can chant this mantra while worshiping lord Shiva. If chanted for 108 times everyday this mantra will also boost our strengths and provide positive energy for us.
ॐ नमः शिवायOm Namah Shivaya
2) Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra the name of the mantra itself says that it is one of the most powerful mantras of lord Shiva which can increase the lifespan of a person. Chanting of this mantra will provide courage and the word Maha Mrityunjaya means that defeat over death. The family members of any person who is struggling for his life chants this mantra for them to recover.
ॐ त्र्यम्बकं यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम् |
उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् ॥
Om Tryambakam Yajaamahe Sugandhim Pusstti Vardhanam
Urvaarukam Iva Bandhanaan Mrtyor Mukssiiya Maa
3) Shiva Rudra Mantra
By Chanting Rudra Mantra of lord Shiva for 108 times daily one can fulfill their desires. This mantra is often referred to as the simplest shortcut to please Shiva and seek his blessings.
ॐ नमो भगवते रूद्राय ।
Om Namo Bhagwate Rudraay
4. Shiva Gayatri Mantra
One who is in search of peace and mental health can chant this Shiva Gayatri Mantra which can provide you with peace of mind with the blessings of lord Shiva and Goddesses Gayatri.
ॐ तत्पुरुषाय विद्महे महादेवाय धीमहि तन्नो रुद्रः प्रचोदयात ।
Om Tatpurushaay Vidmahe Mahadevaay Deemahi
Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat
5) Shiva Dhyaan Mantra
Shiva Dhyaan Mantra provides a solution to all the negative forces a man is suffering from like stress, failure, depression and fills us with positive energy. By chanting this mantra lord Shiva purifies our souls and blesses us with all positive energy and success.
करचरणकृतं वाक् कायजं कर्मजं वा श्रवणनयनजं वा मानसंवापराधं
विहितं विहितं वा सर्व मेतत् क्षमस्व जय जय करुणाब्धे श्री महादेव शम्भो
Karcharankritam Vaa Kaayjam Karmjam Vaa Shravannayanjam Vaa Maansam Vaa Paradham
Vihitam Vihitam Vaa Sarv Metat Kshamasva Jay Jay Karunaabdhe Shree Mahadev Shambho