What is the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra?
The Mahamrityunjaya mantra is a call for enlightenment and is a practice of purifying the karmas of the soul at a deep level. It is also said to be quite beneficial for mental, emotional, and physical health. 
What is the English translation of the Mantra?
We Meditate on the Three-eyed reality
Which permeates and nourishes all like a fragrance. 
May we be liberated from death for the sake of immortality, 
Even as the cucumber is severed from bondage to the creeper.
What does the each word in the Mantra mean?
Om – is the primeval ancient sound from which everything originated. This sacred syllable represents the entire manifested world and the unmanifest, and also that which lies beyond both the unmanifest and the manifest.
Tryambakam – represents the three-eyed Lord Shiva who sees what we can see but who also sees what we can not see.
Yajamahe – we honor, worship, adore.
Sugandhim – sweet smelling, fragrant.
Pushthi – a well-nourished condition, prosperous, thriving, the fullness of life. Reality nourishes (sustains) everything.
Vardhanam – one who strengthens, nourishes, causes to increase (in wealth, health, well-being, wisdom, knowledge). On the spiritual path, our understanding increases day by day.
Urvaarukamiva – like the cucumber. Here it symbolizes each of us and our relationship to existence.
Bandhanaan – from captivity.
Mrityormuksheeya – free, liberate from death, attain moksha (a blissful state of existence of a soul, completely free from the karmic bondage).
Maamritaat – may I never again be parted from the immortality.

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