Significance of Chanting Om Namah Shivaya Mantra


There is the belief in Hinduism that the mantra chanting is a very powerful remedy that can overcome all problems. Mantras are described as very powerful and miraculous in the scriptures. In Hinduism, there are lots of very powerful mantras and they have their own benefits and influence of chanting but In this article, we will tell you what is the benefit of Chanting Lord Shiva Mantra Om Namah Shivaya.

According to Shiva Purana, It is the belief that by Chanting Om Namah Shivaya You can fulfill all your desires. Om Namah Shivaya knows as Mahamantra in Shiva Purana. Om Namah Shivaya also knows as the Shadakshari mantra because It is the combination of the “Namah Shivay” Panchakshara mantra with Pranav Mantra Om.

The importance of this mantra is such that it is not possible to explain the whole details behind it even in a long span of time.
The mantra Om Namah Shivay means the soul is devoid of hatred, craving, selfishness, greed, jealousy, lust, anger, attachment, and Maya.
Only by chanting this Om Namah Shivaya mantra, you can succeed in your life.
Chanting Om Namah Shivay helps one to attained the state of love and bless and one gets a chance to get closer to God means the soul meets God.


Appropriate Time To Chant Om Namah Shivaya

There is no specific time in the Vedas and Purana to chant Om Namah Shivay. We can chant Om Namah Shivay whenever we want.

Method of Chanting Om Namah Shivaya

We should chant this mantra every day with the Rosary of Rudraksha. Om Namah Shivay mantra should be chanted at least 108 times and chanting should always be done facing north or east direction.

If you chant this Om Namah Shivay mantra near shiva linga on the band of some holy river and worship Shiva than you will get result soon.
One can also chant the Om Namah Shivay mantra on a mountain or a forest. Also one can chant this Shadakshari mantra in Pagoda or even in your house.
Om Namah Shivay should also be chant sitting in Yoga Posture.

Rules for chanting Om Namah Shivay

If one get this mantra from Guru and then chant then this makes chanting Om Namah Shivay more effective and auspicious.
One should chant this mantra sitting in a clean, quiet, and secluded place in the temple, pilgrim, or in your home.
Always Chant Om Namah Shivay in front of Shiva or any Shivalinga.
When you should start chanting Om Namah Shivay Mantra

You should start chanting this Om Namah Shivay mantra from Hindu Pratipada tithi means the first day of Shukla paksha of any Hindu month till the Chaturdashi date of Krishna paksha.
Maintain complete restrain on food, speech, and sense during the period of chanting this mantra.
Chanting of the mantra Om Namah Shivay in Sawan Month, Magha Month & Bhadrapada Month of the Hindu calendar is consider very auspicious and it says that one who chants this mantra during this time his/her wishes fulfill soon.

The benefit of chanting Om Namah Shivay

It is said that one who chants this Om Namah Shivay mantra obtained wealth, it helps to conquer one’s enemy and by chanting this mantra all the sorrows & suffering get eliminated by one’s life.

If you will chant this Om Namah Shivay mantra regularly you will get immense blessing and grace of lord Shiva or Mahakal.

If you have any questions then let us know in the comment box.

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4 thoughts on “Significance of Chanting Om Namah Shivaya Mantra”

  1. Question: Can this mantra be chanted 108 times first thing in the morning after waking up ? That is, can the day be started by first chanting the mantra 108 times and then moving onto other activities of the day?


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