The followings are what many teachers said about it and especially its use as a Vedic astrological remedy.
“To avert unexpected accidents and dangers to life, for living a long life, incidentally to cure fatal diseases and to have a peaceful end, while suffering in death bed.”
Swami Shantananda Puri, Infallible Vedic Remedies Mantras for Common-Problems
“Some misfortunes overtake us and we can surmount misfortunes. A very powerful mantra to overcome misfortunes is Mrityunjaya Mantra. Why not add this to daily worship?”
Shri K.N. Rao, one of world’s most prominent Indian astrologers, Astrology, Destiny and the Wheel of Time.
“… The Mrityunjaya Mantra to Lord Shiva is used specifically to ward off calamities, including those caused by the planets.”
David Frawley, Ayurvedic Astrology
“The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is the most important Vedic mantra for healing body and mind and for dealing with all negativity and suffering possible in life, whether from other people, wild animals, the forces of nature or spiritual forces… Reciting this chant helps to remove negative karmas in life – particularly those owing to the planetary influences of the malefic planet Saturn.”
David Frawley, Inner Tantric Yoga: Working with the Universal Shakti: Secrets of Mantras, Deities and Meditation
“The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra forms a protective shield around the soul… In cases of disease, impending disaster or imminent death, the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is often prescribed.”
Linda Johnsen, A Thousand Suns: Designing Your Future with Vedic Astrology
“The great Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh gave great praise to this mantra: he said that the Maha Mrityunjaya is a life-giving mantra that wards off death by accidents of all descriptions, and has a great curative effect, including diseases pronounced incurable by doctors, when chanted with sincerity, faith and devotion.”
Stephen Sturgess, The Supreme Art and Science of Raja and Kriya Yoga: The Ultimate Path to Self-Realisation.
“The Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra is undertaken for longevity and good health… It is considered one of the most potent healing mantras in the world… It is efficacious for relief of a wide variety of chronic illnesses, including immune system problems.”
Thomas Ashley-Ferrand, an expert in mantra-based spiritual disciplines, Healing Mantras
“In the Brihat Parashara Hora Shastra, sage Parashara prescribes the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra as an astrological remedial measure on at least 24 separate occasions.”
Vaughn Paul Manley, Benefits of the Maha Mrityunjaya Mantra
In her book Vedic Secrets to Happiness, Anne Beversdorf recommended this mantra as a remedy for those with a weak or afflicted Moon, Jupiter, Saturn as well as those charts with affliction caused by Rahu.