Lord Shiva, the third member of the Hindu Trinity ( The Trinity comprises of Lord Brahma who is the creater, Lord Vishnu who is the preserver and Lord Shiva the destroyer), is said to be the Lord of great mercy and compassion. Lord Shiva is one of the most worshipped Gods in the Hindu Religion. Lord Shiva’s destruction is not negative but nourishing and constructive. Lord Shiva’s destruction builds and transforms life and energy for the welfare of the world. The Mahamrityunjay Mantra, which is addressed to Lord Shiva who is also refferred to as Snake God, is a centuries old technique of connecting one to pure consciousness and bliss. It is Lord Shiva’s moksha mantra. The Mahamrityunjay is a mantra that is said to rejuvenate, bestow health, wealth, a long life, peace, prosperity, satisfaction, immortality and contentment. Maha Mrityunjay Mantra is a Mantra to conquer death and connects us to our own inner divinity.
There is also a japa mantra version of the Mahamrityunjaya mantra. This consists of the main mantra with a certain combination of bija mantras prior to and after the main mantra.