Maha Rudrabhishek

Maha Rudrabhishek – Benefits, Procedure and Cost

Maha Rudrabhishek is a ritual dedicated to Lord Shiva and performed to get rid of the negative effects of planet Saturn. Through this pooja, one seeks the blessings of Lord Shiva. The month of Shravan is dedicated to Lord Shiva according to the ancient Hindu Vedic calendar and Hindu mythology.

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Maha Rudrabhishek
Cost ₹ 1,000.00
Deity Lord Shiva
Time needed 1 hour
Temples Performed Shiva Temples

Lord Shiva is also considered as the supreme of all Gods and the source of creation. There is an immense relationship between Lord Shiva, Saturn, and the Rudra.

Panchamrut pooja is offered to lord Mahakaleshwar along with reciting powerful hymns that will fulfill the wishes of the person who is performing this abhisheka.

During the incarnation of Lord Vishnu as Sri Rama, he performed Rudrabhishek pooja at Rameswaram before crossing the sea. He worshiped Lord Shiva as the Rudra form. This is one of the greatest Poojas that will remove all the obstacles.

This pooja takes place with full spirituality as well as rituals. Listening to the Rudram Mantra and chanting benefits the devotees and removes all sins. In order to perform this pooja, devotees make homa kundas within the worship area.

Who should perform Maha Rudrabhishek?

The person who wants to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and to remove all the obstacles in one’s life, performs this pooja. This pooja takes place to wash away afflictions and sins of the individual and to maintain the happiness, peace and prosperity in one’s life. 

It is the most powerful and sacred pooja which brings prosperity in one’s life. Therefore, one can perform it to get rid of financial and health problems.

Maha Rudrabhishek Benefits

Here’s a list of benefits of doing Maha Rudrabhishek:

  • This pooja is very beneficial to vanish the negativity from life and it helps to bring happiness and success in one’s life.
  • This pooja also helps in a healthy mind and good spirit.
  • It also removes the problems prevailing for a long time.
  • The main purpose of this pooja is to wash off one’s sins and afflictions.
  • This pooja helps in bringing peace and happiness along with family togetherness.
  • This pooja helps to remove the evil effects of the Punarvasu, Ashlesha Nakshatras and the Pushya.
  • Also, it is very beneficial for the people born with the Karka zodiac sign.

When should I perform Maha Rudrabhishek?

On the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri, the priests bathe the shiv linga with milk, water, and honey. This holy pooja should take place on this day which brings the blessing of lord shiva to oneself. The day is very auspicious for getting the blessings of Lord Shiva.

Maha Rudrabhishek is also very auspicious when performed in Shravan Month.

Performing pooja on this day helps one to gain the merciful blessings of lord shiva. Lord Shiva is considered to be very happy during this day and fulfills all the desires of the devotees. One can also consult the priest and accordingly find the appropriate day to perform maha Rudra Abhishek pooja.

How to perform Maha Rudrabhishek?

Time needed: 1 hour.

Here is how to do Maha Rudrabhishek:

  1. Prepare Asanas

    Before the beginning of the maha rudrabhishek pooja, the priest prepares the Asanas for the God and Goddess including the Navagrahas and other Deities.

  2. Swasti Vachan

    Then he performs the Swasti Vachan to seek the blessings for the devotee and light the ghee lamp.

  3. Sankalpa

    Afterwards, he recites the Shanti Path. The priest also takes a sankalpa on the behalf of the devotee and thereafter performs the rituals.

  4. Worship 10 directions

    Devotees perform this pooja for Lords of all 10 directions, Bhumi (Earth), Devi Ganga, Lord Ganesha, Lord Surya, Goddess Lakshmi, Lord Agni, Lord Brahma and all the nine planets.

  5. Invoke Lord Agni

    The priest performs the homam in which he invokes Lord Agni using the holy woods and a paste made from Mustard Seeds, Ghee, Sesame seeds etc.

  6. Purnahuti

    After this, he performs the Purnahuti in which he offers Coconut filled with Ghee and other items to the Lord Agni.

  7. Navagraha Pooja

    Then he performs a pooja for all the nine planets. Afterwards, other rituals follow.

  8. Food and Dakshina

    In the end, the priests who have taken part in this pooja are offered food which is followed by Dakshina. It includes Clothes, fresh fruits and money.

What are the materials required for this pooja?

The materials for Maha Rudrabhishek are milk, Gangajal,  fruit juice, Sugarcane juice, and coconut water. One also requires Panchamrit which is the mixture of cow milk, sugar, honey, curd and ghee. For offering, one requires Clothes, flowers, fruits, betel nut, coconut, and a wool asan.

While performing maha rudrabhishek pooja the Shiva Linga should face in the North direction. And the devotee should be facing towards the east in respect to the shiv linga. The devotee should sit in a particular asana while performing the Maha Rudra Abhishekam Puja preferably on the wool asan.

Where to perform Maha Rudrabhishek?

You can perform the Rudrabhishek Puja at Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nashik. You can come here to perform Puja. Also, if you are unable to come here, we can perform the Puja on behalf of you. You have to provide us with the names and the Gotras of the people for whom you want to perform the Puja. We will also send you the bhog of the Puja at your address after the completion of the Puja through a post. We will also provide you with pictures of us commencing the Puja with your name.

Apart from this, one can perform Maha Rudrabhishek pooja in any of Lord Shiva Temple. Prominent temples where people perform Maha Rudrabhishek are Omkareshwar temple in Indore, Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain, Somnath temple in Gujarat, Nageshwar temple in Gujarat and  Baidyanath, Kashi and Rameshwaram are also popular choices.

Do you know the 12 popular Jyotirlingas where Maha Rudrabhishek is performed?

One should consult an expert to decide the place and time for the puja.

What is the cost of performing Maha Rudrabhishek?

The cost of performing the pooja is Rs.1100.

But depending upon the type of pooja ie.12 Rudrabhisheka, Ekadasa Rudrabhishekam Pooja or Maha-Rudram Yagya, this pooja can cost between Rs. 12,000 to Rs. 18,000. It also depends upon the number of priests taking part and time spent by them.

If you have any questions about Maha Rudrabhishek, please leave your comment below and we will get back to you within one hour.

67 thoughts on “Maha Rudrabhishek – Benefits, Procedure and Cost”

  1. We want to do maha rudrabhishek at trayambakeswar on 31august 2019.please guide much cost it being for Pooja and daxina…how and where we get a pandit to perform Pooja.. suggest

  2. I wants know that can I perform the Rudrabhishek at my home. Actually we ask from the Pandit ji about the Rudrabhishek as we are unable to perfom pooja at popular jyotirlingas he said that we can also perform pooja at home as week. I just want to confirm is that okay. As I read articles there are so many people who perform pooja at home. Please suggest.

    City Lucknow

  3. Priyanka gandhi

    I want to come to trimbakeshwar and do rudraabhishek puja. Please advise if 10th/11th august is fine.
    How long will it take. If we reach trimbakeshwar by 9 am ..can we do the puja and do darshan and rudraabhishek ..finish it by 5 and leave on the same day? PL advise me your contact number as well, so that I can speak to you.

  4. The sravan month is coming from Thursday i.e. 01.08.2019. I have a saturn mahadasha running & request for rudra abhishiek puja during this month. I am unable to come in person, can be done in my absence as I am a senior citizen.

  5. Prashant Joshi

    I wanna perform rudra abhishek pooja at mahakal or omkareshwar with my family. 1 adult male , 2 adult female, and 2 kids. pls let me know price n day available for pooja.

  6. on which day is maha rudra yagna performed.what is the cost. who all should be present during the yagna. duration of yagna.

  7. Hi
    I want to perform rudrabhishek puja in Sravan month in my absence. It can be done at any jyotirling or Shiva temple as per your convenience. Please let me know about the cost and how to make the payment.
    Also I would like to know if Prasad can be sent to me in Delhi via courier. Any extra cost will be born my me.

  8. We planned to do rudraabhishekam at home for this I need clarification.
    Is it good to do at home or temple.

  9. Dr. V. K. Naik, M.E., Ph.D.

    I want you to perform a simple Rudrabhishek at Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nashik on my behalf and in my absence. Cost, as you mentioned, Rs. 1100/- will be paid. Please let me know the details of mode of payment. Further, I want a small Shiva Linga to be used and Rudrabhishek must be done on that and please arrange to send that Ling by post to me. Any extra cost will be born in this regard. I want to keep the same in my pooja place.
    Kindly send the details,
    Thanks and with regards,

  10. Yamini Jarvis


  11. B.krishnamoorthy

    I wanted to do Rudra abishake. I don’t know what is maha Rudra abishake.Which is better. What is the difference. What about the costs. Kindly tell me.

  12. Hello,

    I want to do sri rudri patha for peace, prosperity, happiness, destruction and protection of enemies and removal of obstacles.

    How many repetitions of rudri is to be done? How much is the cost? I cannot travel at any temple but can pay you the amount online.



  14. Madapura subbanna kumar

    What is ekadasha vara rudra shatha vara rudra and athirudra . When is the best day for rudrabhisheka perform.please send reply in kannada language

  15. Kindly guide how can we perform Pooja and Abhishek with family for maharudrabhishek or mahamritunjaya jaap How the fees for the same has to be paid. What are the all requirements. We are visiting Ujjain on December 23

  16. Garimella Kameswara Srinivas

    Dear Sir,

    i would like to perform mahanyasa purvaka rudrabhi shekam in my own house. I want guide to perform this pooja in telugu. please help me .


    Garimella Kameswara Srinivas

  17. While performing Rudrabhishek one can also do Pooja of Lord Vishnu or u have to do just Pooja of Lord Shiva ????

  18. What would be the cost of performing the following at home on 06.05.2018?
    1, Maha Rudra Maha Yagna
    2. Athi Rudra Maha Yagna

  19. Does this pooja results in getting early marriage.

    Secondly does this pooja helps to balance all the planets in one’s life

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