The life should be larger not longer. This can be understood by the story of Sage Markandeya.
Back in antiquity, there lived a Sage Mrikandu. His wife was Marudwati. They Did extreme Penace to please Āḍīyogī for a son.
Lord Shiva asked them, "Do you want a son who will live longer without any qualities or You want a kid with all type of Qualities who'll live for just 16 years." Sage Chose later option. Later, They gave birth to an extraordinary kid named Markandeya.
When He was 15 yrs old, Markandeya left in deep woods to worship Lord Shiva. He installed a Shiva Lingam and started Penace to please Āḍīyogī. When 1 years passed, Yamdoot came to take him. He refused to leave the body and cuddled around the Shivlingam.
Lord Shiva then came and He defeated Kaal. Shiva blessed Markandeya with eternal life. The Shloka which Sage Markandeya had composed to please Mahadev is known as MahaMrityunjaya Mantra. This Shloka if chanted daily can cure all your diseases and bless you a long n healthy life.
ॐ त्र्यंबकम् यजामहे सुगंधिम पुष्टि: वर्धनम्।
उर्वारुकमिव बंधनात् मृत्योर्मुक्षीय मामृतात्।।
Sage Markandeya gave this Mantra to Sati which helped save life of Som, and thus Somnath Jyotirlinga was established first.
Sage Markandeya composed famous Markandeya Puran.
The Durga Shaptsati part was told by Sage to a king and a merchant which contains 700 verses. It tells us the Itihas of several periods when Maa Shakti helped Devas defeat the Asuras. Durga Shaptsati by Markandeya is important Scripture of Shakti worshipers.
We know that Sage Markandeya was present when Yuddhisthir was in Vanvas. And Sage was also present during the time of Prajapati Daksha. This tells us that Sage Markandeya is one of few Sages to be blessed by eternal life.
If We keep Bhakti and Shraddha in our heart for our Ishta and Follow what our Scriptures say, We can also be blessed with a larger life if not longer.

Jai Maharshi Markandeya 🙏
Om Namah Shivay 🙏🙏🙏
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