Shiva mantras are sacred hymns or prayers dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the Hindu deities. Some popular Shiva mantras are:
“Om Namah Shivaya” which means “I bow to Lord Shiva”.
“Om Tryambakam” which means “I worship the three-eyed one”.
“Om Hreem Shreem Kleem Namah Shivaya” which is a beej mantra for wealth, happiness and power.
“Mahamrityunjaya Mantra” which means “Victory over death”.
“Shiva Panchakshari Mantra” which consists of five syllables: “Om Namah Shivaya”.
These mantras are used for various purposes such as purification of the mind, removing obstacles and for seeking blessings from Lord Shiva. Recitation of Shiva mantras can bring peace, happiness and spiritual growth.
The Rudra Mantra is a Hindu hymn dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the three major gods in Hinduism. The mantra is considered powerful and is recited for various purposes, including seeking protection, good health, peace, and prosperity. The exact wording of the Rudra Mantra can vary, but it often begins with “Om Namah Shivaya.”
Shiva Gayatri Mantra
“Om Tatpurushaya Vidmahe, Mahadevaya Dheemahi, Tanno Rudrah Prachodayat.”
This mantra is a Sanskrit prayer addressed to Lord Shiva, one of the major deities in Hinduism. The mantra seeks blessings and guidance from Lord Shiva and invokes his divine presence. It is considered powerful and auspicious for spiritual growth and material abundance.
Mantra for meditation on Lord Shiva
Om Namah Shivaya
This mantra is often considered a powerful and sacred chant, and is believed to bring peace, happiness, and success to those who recite it. The meaning of the mantra is “I bow to Shiva,” with Shiva being a Hindu deity associated with destruction, regeneration, and auspiciousness. Chanting this mantra during meditation is said to help one connect with the divine energy of Lord Shiva and attain inner peace and spiritual growth.
Ekadasa Rudra Mantra
The Ekadasa Rudra Mantra is a Hindu prayer that invokes the 11 forms of Lord Shiva, also known as Rudra. The mantra is often recited for protection, to seek blessings, and to attain inner peace. Here is the text of the Ekadasa Rudra Mantra:
“Om Namo Bhagavate Rudraya, Om Namah Shivaya |
Namaste Astu Bhagavan, Veerabhadraya Namaha ||
Namaste Uma Pataye, Pashupataye Namaha |
Namaste Vashinyadi-Deva, Ugra-Rudraya Namaha ||