Maha Mrityunjaya Homam is performed to please Lord Shiva to relieve from very serious illness or untimely death. The Maha Mrityunjaya Homam is performed to achieve Jeyam or Victory over Mritya (death). This homam is also called ‘Maha Sanjeevani Homa/Yagna’.
This homam is performed by invoking Lord Shiva followed by the chanting of Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra for Longevity of Life and then performing the homam. Nakshatra homam is usually coupled with homam.
When to Perform Homam?
This homam is best when performed during the Jenma Nakshatra of the person who is suffering or the person who is having the dosha in his/her horoscope.