The Maha Mrityunjaya mantra was instituted by (or given by Lord Shiva to) Rishi Markandeya. This mantra was used to save the life of Chandra Dev when he was cursed by King Daksh. It is one of the most powerful mantras recited in the Vedas and it houses the power of Lord Shiva and can resolve any problem.
It is an integration of three Hindi words i.e. "Maha" which means great, "Mrityun" which means death, and "Jaya" which stands for victory which turns into victory over death.
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is one of the most important powerful Mantra in Hinduism along with the Gayathri mantra.
The powerful Mrityunjaya mantra labels Lord Shiva is believed to eliminate the fear of mortality and ailments.
Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is originally sourced from the Rig Veda and believed that Rishi Markandeya brought back to the people.
It is said to be beneficial for mental, emotional, and physical health and to be a moksha mantra that gives longevity and immorality.
Maha Mrityunjaya Puja is devoted to Lord Shiva, and it is assumed to be the most powerful ritual to get relief from several health problems. This puja is devoted to Lord Shiva so that a person is blessed with happiness, health, and good fortune and gets free from all kinds of problems in life.
Maha Mrityunjaya Puja avoids mistimed death. It is possible to perform this puja at home also, proper items should be required i.e Ganga Jal, cow, milk, ghee, honey, sugar, white cloth, sacred thread (janeu), betel nuts, tulsi and bel leaves, datura, bhang, sandalwood paste, rice, lamps, incense, flowers, fruits, and sweets, roli, sacred red and white thread, etc. are some necessary items. If the person does puja along with Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra, he/she will get relief from all health problems and troubles and can increase their life span.
As per the Hindu Shastras, Maha Mrityunjaya Puja is considered extremely beneficial to live a long and healthy life.
It works very efficiently for those who are under the influence of negative energy as it helps in nullifying the dark energies and protecting them from the same in the future.
Those with Pitra Dosh and Kaal Sarp Dosh in their Kundli/natal chart can get relief from these doshas via this Puja.
This Puja helps to give one a healthy, wealthy, and prosperous life.