Maha Mruthyunjaya Homam is dedicated to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death.
The Mruthyunjaya Homamis performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or death.
The object of worship of this homa is Lord Shiva. One of the synonyms of Lord Shiva is Mrityu.
Mrityu which means death of the death or the destroyer of death. During this homa one chants 21 mantras.
The prominent offerings in this homa are durva grass and an herb called amrita.
The former is famous for purifying blood and the latter is used as a medicine for and it is believed that this homam bestows longevity on the performer.The hymns are devoted curable diseases like arbuda or cancer.
Since these are used as offerings in this hom to Mrityu, the God of death, praying for long life.
These hymns are used in the purnahuti or the final offering in the famous Soma sacrifice.
This homa also alleviates Mrityu dosha or untimely death.Dedicated to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death.
The MrityunjayaHoma is performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or death.
It is performed for longevity.
It is performed on birthdays.
It is also done for extending life time.
It is performed for cure for chronic illness and healthy life.
Maha Mrityunjaya homam is perhaps one of the most effective spiritual way - the spiritual process of healing - to survive and rejuvenates a man or woman who is under a life threat and fighting against death. Maha Mrityunjaya homam is said to be thousands of years old spiritual process which is done by invoking Lord Shiva.
Maha Mrintyunjay Homam is invariably associated with Maha Mrityunjay Mantras. This is said to protect the man against accidents, any kind of misfortune, fears of death etc. who chants this Mantra PROPERLY with full devotion. By having done this Great Homam and by chanting this great Mantra one is believed to get Moksha ( liberation from the cycle of death and rebirth).