Rudra means Shiva, the destroyer of all sins. It is essential as a ritual. It is considered to be one of the finest, purest, and most compelling rituals in Hinduism. The stream of water is very dear to Lord Shiva and therefore Abhishek is done by worshiping the Shivling, Shiva is anointed with water or Panchamrit and the path (recitations) of Rudra is laid by the pundits, this is called Rudra Abhishek. Rudra Abhishek is most dear to Shiva. One gets rid of all the debts of oneself and the ancestors by performing Rudra-Abhishekan at the Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple, Omkareshwar. Pandavas also performed abhishekam here to repay PITRA RIN.
Types of Rudra Abhishekam at Rin Mukteshwar Temple :
Samanya Abhishek –
The full session of 5th out of 8 Rudra adhyayas is performed in Abhishek, this is subtle kind of Rudra Abhishek. Samanya Abhishek at Rin Mukteshwar Temple is performed by Maa Narmada’s holy water
Time : 30-45 Minuts Priest : 1
Panchamrat Rudra Abhishek –
Panchamrit Rudrabhishek puja is paramount. Lord Shiva, in the Panchamrit Rudrabhishek puja, is worshipped by giving him a sacred bath along with Panchamra; and the Path of the 5th and 8th days of Rudra is recited. Panchamrat holds a unique dignity in Ethology(शास्त्र) and is believed to be nectar. All five elements of Panchamrat have their qualities as well as spiritual aspects. These 5 elements have been given a very significant place in worshipping.
panchamrat elements are Milh, Dahi, Ghi, Sugar, and mishri.
Lord Shiva is pleased to be anointed with Panchamrit. With the Panchamrit anointing with the waters of the pilgrimage area, one attains moksha.
Priest: 1 . Duration: 2 – 3 Hours
Laghu Rudra Abhishek –
The Laghu Rudra Pooja is the highest honor given to Lord Shiva after Maha Rudra Pooja. Rudra means Shiva, the destroyer of all sins. In laghu Rudra Abhishek, Rudra’s fifth and eighth chapters are recited 11 times. The name of the fifth chapter is Namak as it has namah many times in it. Similarly, the eighth chapter is Chamak as the word chhame is their several times. And that is why laghu Rudra Abhishek is also called Namak Chamak Abhishek. By doing this ancestors gets peace and every desire gets fulfilled. The importance of this Abhishek can be understood from the fact that this is performed for procreation.
Duration: 1 Day. Priest: 11
About Rin Mukteshwar Temple
Rin Mukteshwar Mahadev Temple is located on Omkareshwar-Parikrama/Omkar-Parvat On the banks of Narmada Kaveri Sangam. It was built by the Pandavas during their AGYATWAS. When they asked Lord Krishna the reason for their suffering, God told him about this Agyatvaas due to Pitra-Rina (ancestor’s debt)..…..Read More
Best time to perform Rudra Abhishek at Rin Mukteshwar MAhadev :
It is strongly believed that in Jyotirlinga region there is no barrier of date and constellation to perform Abhishek.