There is an old saying ‘Health is Wealth’. A person is said to be healthy if he/she is in a healthy state of mental, physical, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being. Generally, eating a good healthy diet and doing some physical exercise is considered best to maintain good health, but there are certain mantras also which are beneficial in keeping good health. According to several studies, reciting these following mantras will not only help in keeping good health but also protect the body from sickness and intoxication. Let’s read further to know the details.
1. Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
‘Mahamrityunjaya’ mantra is one of the most powerful mantras of Lord Shiva. According to several sources, chanting this mantra 108 times pleases Lord Shiva who ultimately protects your health against any physical or mental damage and bestows longevity and immortality. The ideal time to recite this mantra is early morning around 4 am but it can also be recited during the other hours of the day with full dedication and devotion. This mantra helps to heal the reciter from mental, physical, and emotional health.
Benefits of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
- Provides the protection
Chanting this mantra helps to ward off all the negative and evil spirits and thoughts from your mind and promotes positivity. It is believed that chanting this mantra helps to overcome unexplained illness, accidents, and natural calamities. This mantra must be recited with full dedication and devotion to please Lord Shiva. This mantra also helps in the spiritual upliftment of the soul since it helps to get connected to the divine powers of Lord Shiva.
- Overcoming the certain ‘Dosha’
The term ‘Dosha’ refers to a certain unfavorable period in an individual’s kundalini/horoscope. There are different remedies suggested by certified astrologers to overcome all these doshas in kundalini. But according to several studies, reciting the ‘Mahamrityunjaya Mantra’ helps you to overcome these doshas.
- Overcoming the bad dreams
Chanting this mantra at night before going to sleep is really beneficial to overcome bad dreams by warding off all the negative and evil spirits and assuring peace of mind.
ॐ हौं जूं स: ॐ भूर्भुव: स्व: ओम त्रयम्बकम् यजामहे सुगन्धिं पुष्टिवर्धनम उर्वारुकमिव बन्धनान मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात् भूर्भुव: स्वरोम जूं स:।”
Om tryambakam yajamahe sugandhim pusti-vardhanam urvarukam iva bandhanan mrtyor muksiya ma mrtat”
2. Dhanvantri Mantra
The ‘Dhanvantri’ Mantra is recited for the avatar of Lord Vishu named ‘Lord Dhanvantri’ who is known as the ‘God of Medicine’. Reciting this mantra helps to pleases Lord Dhanvantri who protects the health of the individual against all the different health issues and illnesses. It has healing properties which heal the person both mentally and physically and thus assuring good health.
Benefits of Dhanvantri Mantra
- It has healing properties
The Dhanvantri mantra has healing properties but it should be recited in the morning before sunrise with full devotion and dedication. It should be recited continuously for 21 days to enjoy the maximum health benefits. While performing the rituals the person should not consume alcohol and maintain a purely vegetarian diet.
- Creates a positive aura
Since this mantra helps to wards off all the negative and evil spirits, it creates a positive environment. The person focuses on the better things in life which helps him/her to take good care of health.
ॐ नमो भगवते वासुदेवाय धन्वंतराय अमृता कलश हस्तय सर्वमाया विनाशय त्रैलोक्य नाथय धन्वंतरि महा-विष्णवे नमः।”
Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaaya Dhanvantaraye Amrita Kalasha Hastaaya Sarvaamaya Vinashaaya Trailokya Naathaya Dhanvantri Maha-Vishnave Namaha.”
3. Gayatri Mantra
This is one of the simplest and oldest forms of mantras which has great healing properties. It helps to overcome several mental health issues like anxiety, depression, stress, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, etc. by calming the mind and ensuring the stability of the mind. To enjoy the maximum benefits of this mantra, it must be recited continuously for 21 days for either 11 or 108 times. The ideal time to recite this mantra is early morning but it can be recited during any time of the day.
Benefits of Gayatri Mantra
- Purification of mind and body
Since this mantra has healing properties, so reciting it with full devotion brings a positive change in your life. It helps to overcome several fears and health issues (both mental and physical) and thus ensuring the perfect health of the individual.
- Overcoming several health issues
Reciting this mantra also helps in overcoming several health issues especially mental health issues. The people suffering from mental health problems like anxiety disorders, panic attacks, depression, etc must recite these mantras to overcome all such issues.
- Increases the knowledge
Reciting this mantra also helps to increase the knowledge of the person as it motivates the individual to live a stress-free, spiritual, and sin-free life.
ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः तत्सवितुर्वरेण्यं भर्गो देवस्य धीमहि धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ॥”
Oṃ bhūr bhuvaḥ svaḥtat savitur vareṇyaṃbhargo devasya dhīmahidhiyo yo naḥ pracodayāt”