Why Maha mrityunjaya homam should be performed at Gokarna ?
Gokarna (Kannada: ಗೋಕರ್ಣ) is a small temple town on the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district of the state of Karnataka.The main temple deity is Lord Shiva, who is also known as Mahabaleshwara. Gokarna is known as one of the seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers in India.
This holy place is known as Bhookailasa and the Southern Varanasi. (Ref. Skandha Purana, Guru charitra)
Gokarna means Cow’s Ear. It is believed that Lord Shiva emerged from the ear of a cow (Prithvi, the Mother Earth) here. It is at the ear-shaped confluence of two rivers Gangavali and Aghanashini. Thus Gokarna gained global spiritual significance. Performing Maha Mrityunjaya homam at Gokarna has its own very significances.
Gokarna is mentioned in the Shrimad Bhagavata Purana as being the home of the brothers Gokarna and Dhundhakari. Mahabaleshwara Temple (Maha: great, bal: strength) is a famous Shiva Temple and it houses the ‘Atmalinga’
The Brahmin king Raja Mayooravarma was instrumental in bringing the first 30 or so families to Gokarna. Brahmins have a history of 1300 years back and documental proofs are available since 15th century about Gokarna priests and scholars for performing various pujas like Navagraha-purak-aghorastra-puja, Narayan bali, Maha Mrantuynjya Homam, pind daan, tripindi shraddha etc.
Availability of a good number of learned scholars in Sanskrit and Vedic experts in Gokarna is an added advantage apart from the uniqueness of this holy place in India.
The Rudra paada of Lord Shiva is at Gokarna. Hence all pujas are performed throughout the year.
What is Maha Mrityunjaya Homam ?
Maha Mrityunjaya Homam is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is performed by chanting Maha Mrityunjaya mantra by learned Vedic scholars followed by other mantras. This homam is effective only when chanted in Sanskrit with clear pronunciations. The purpose of this homam is to have victory over the fear of death, make life uncomplicatedness and harmonious journey during the life span. Combating enemies and negative energies are also part of this homam.
Why Maha Mrityunjaya homam is performed?
According to Vedic scriptures, Maha Mrityunjaya homam is performed for the following reasons.
1 Attain victory over the fear of death and thus extended life span.
2 Overcome chronic illnesses.
3 Avoid or minimize accidents, injuries, health disorders negative energy domination etc.
4 Karmic and life dosha solutions.
5 The most important aspect of this homam for those section of people who would like to see success in their profession over a period of time. This could be 5-20 years or even more. The fear of death makes these section of people vulnerable to their success path.
6 To maintain balanced metabolism in conjunction with healing and nourishing forces etc.
Benefits and Significance of Maha Mrityunjaya Homam
Within 30 days of performing this homam at Gokarna, one will feel an increase in confidence. Homam performer will be able to plan well and accurately to achieve all his/her/family goals in business and domestic issues. The magnitude of Ego will be minimized, emotions are controlled, words are delivered timely and appropriately without hurting others. Every purpose of performing Maha Mrityunjaya Homam is bestowed by Lord Mahabaleshwar of Gokarna, Karnataka India.
Longer and fearless life.
Trouble free human interactions.
Good health conditions and positive energy induced.
Improvement in taking right decision and judgment.
It provides methods for controlling malefic effects of planets in a horoscope.
Finally, It is beneficial for mental, emotional and physical health.
How to Reach Gokarna
Gokarna rail link which is well connected with Margoa. If you are coming to Gokarna via rail then the nearest railway station is located at Ankola /Kumta which are about 20/18 kilometers away
KSRTC , VRL, Sugama, SRS, Kumars and many have frequent bus services in the region. There are plenty of buses which connect Gokarna to major and minor cities in the country which will make to reach Gokarna easy for the travellers.
Procedure of conducting Maha Mrityunjaya Homam
The cost of Maha Mrityunjaya Homam at Gokarna.