What is Puja?

Puja is a most popular divine worship in the Hinduism. It can be performed by individuals or groups. During puja, the people can take the liberties to express their love and devotion to the god on their individual way. However, there is a traditional approach to perform the puja on specific time, date with vedic procedure. Puja is a kind of worship in which both parayanam and japam are practised by the devotees. There is NO fire ritual during the puja. Our vedic guru give the proper explanation about each task and benefits during the puja.

Pooja Meterial Included.

The different puja and their benefits are explained below.

Puja


  • Ganapathy Puja
  • Subramania Puja
  • MahaLakshmi Puja
  • Ayyappan Puja
  • Sathya narayana Puja
  • Varalakshmi Puja
  • Navagraha Puja
  • Durga Puja
  • Saraswathi Puja
  • Venkatesa Perumal Puja
  • Bhoomi Puja
  • New Business Puja

Ganapathy Puja

Ganapathy puja is performed before any new activity started. Ganesha is son of Shiva and Parvati, and is always honored first in all the worship services and Hindu rituals. Ganapathy is also known as Ganesa, Vigneswara, Vinayaka and Gajamukha. Ganpathy is the presiding deity of 'Mooladhara Chakra' which is one of the seven major energy centers in human body. He is worshipped for siddhi (Victory/Success), and buddhi (intelligence). He is also the God of education, knowledge and wisdom.

Benefits of doing Ganapathy Puja
  • To remove obstacles.
  • To improve knowledge and wisdom.

Place : Home / Office / Business Place
Time : Morning / Evening





Subramania Puja

Subramaniya is the 2nd son of Lord Shiva and Parvathy. He is known by various names like Murugan, Shanmukha (Shanmuga), Subhramanian, Shadanana, Guha, Senthil, Saravana, Kumaraswamy and Skanda. Kartikeya is quintessentially brave, intelligent, and perfection personified because of which he is worshipped as the god of war and victory This puja is to be done for any problems related to the planet Mars, especially Chevai dosham or Kuja dosha. Lord Subramanya is the presiding deity of “Swadistana Chakra” which is one of the seven major energy centers in human body. He is the dispeller of all fears.

Benefits of doing Subramania Puja
  • To overcome the fear
  • To overcome the difficulty on Conceiving and problem during Pregnancy





MahaLakshmi Puja

Maha Lakshmi puja is performed to Goddess Lakshmi. Maha Lakshmi is the bestower of wealth, fortune, purity, divinity, friends, marriage, children, food, beauty, health and happiness in family. Lakshmi puja when performed in a place bestows prosperity and tremendous positive energy and attracts fortune with wisdom.

  • Goddess who destroys all sins and sorrows of a devotee
  • Goddess who knows everything and can grant anything for a pure hearted devotee
  • Goddess who grants intelligence and Sidhi
  • Goddess who is born out of hard penance, seated in a Lotus
  • Goddess who is the Divine Mother of universe
Benefits of doing MahaLakshmi Puja
  • To overcome the fear.
  • To overcome the difficulty on Conceiving and problem during Pregnancy.
  • Pray Goddess Mahalakshmi for Wealth and Prosperity.

Time : Morning and Evening

Place: Home / Office





Ayyappan Puja

Ayyappan is also known as Dharmasasta, Maṇikanṭhan or Sasta, is a Hindu deity who is the son of Harihara, fused with both Shiva and Vishnu. He is generally depicted in a yogic posture, wearing a jewel around his neck, hence named Maṇikaṇṭhan, which literally means "person with gem around the neck". Ayyappan's annual festival is a time of pilgrimage for ever-growing numbers of men from throughout South India. The most prominent and famous Ayyappan shrine is the one at Sabarimala, in the hills of Pathanamthitta in Kerala, with over ten million devotees visiting it every year, making it one of the largest pilgrimage sites in the world. These devotees fast and engage in austerities under the leadership of a Periya Swami (one who has undertaken the pilgrimage to Sabarimala for 18 years) for weeks barefoot and then travel in groups to the shrine for a glimpse of Ayyappan.

Ayyappa lived in the Pandalam Palace as the son / savior of the King. He had super-human or divine knowledge, wisdom, and courage and loved the King and his people. He protected the King and the kingdom from the attacks of enemies. At the end of His life in Pandalam, He vanished into the forests and is ever since worshiped at the Sabarimala temple

Place : Home
Time : Morning / Evening





Sathya Narayana Puja

The Satyanarayan Puja is a religious worship of the Hindu god Vishnu. Satya means “truth” and narayana means, “The highest being” so Satyanarayan means “The highest being who is an embodiment of Truth”. Vrat or Puja means a religious vow, religious observance, or obligation.

Sri Satya Narayana puja is a very popular ritual in most parts of India including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Bihar, Bengal, Orissa, Maharashtra, Assam, and Goa.

The Satya Nārāyana Puja is usually done on the Pūrṇimā day of every month (full moon day), Ekādaśī (11th day after full moon or new moon), Kārtika Pūrṇimā, Vaiśākhā Pūrṇimā, solar eclipse day or on Saṅkrānti except during Āṣāḍha Candra Masa. It is also performed on special occasions and during times of achievements, as an offering of gratitude to the Lord. These occasions could include marriage, graduation, start of a new job, purchase of a new home, to name a few. In addition, the performance of this most auspicious puja generally confers a child to couples trying to start a family.

The Satyanarayan puja can be performed on any day for any reason. It is not a puja confined to any festivities, but Purnima (full moon day) is considered specifically auspicious for this puja. Performing this puja in the evening is considered more appropriate. However, one can perform this puja in the morning as well.

Place: Home, Shrine etc.
Time: Sun set





Varalakshmi Puja





Navagraha Puja

Navagraha Puja is performed by hindus for nine planets which produces tremendous positive energy, and helps us to gain courage to face any situation in our lives. It is performed in Navagraha Yantra by offering Nava Dhanya, Nava Vastram and 9 types of Naivedhyam. According to Vedic Astrology, the position of planet at the time of human birth will have influence on pines actions and reaction to different situations in life. Improper planetary alignment at the time of birth for an individual is called as a 'dosha' or negative influence. Worshiping the divine as a mother brings auspiciousness, prosperity, knowledge, to overcome fears and all other potent powers in our life.

Benefits of doing Navagraha Puja
  • Nava graha puja helps to dilute the negative influences and infuses peace and prosperity.

Place: Home / Business Place / Office
Time: Morning / Evening





Durga Puja

This festival is devoted solely to the Mother Goddess — known variously as Durga, Bhavani, Amba, Chandika, Gauri, Parvati, Mahishasuramardini — and her other manifestations. The name “Durga” means “inaccessible”, and she is the personification of the active side of the divine “shakti” energy of Lord Shiva. In fact, she represents the furious powers of all the male gods, and is the ferocious protector of the righteous, and destroyer of the evil. Durga is usually portrayed as riding a lion, and carrying weapons in her many arms.

While the rituals entails ten days of fast, feast and worship, the last four days - Saptami, Ashtami, Navami and Dashami - are celebrated with much gaiety and grandeur in India and abroad, especially in Bengal, where the ten-armed goddess riding the lion is worshipped with great passion and devotion.

Every year during the lunar month of Ashwin or Kartik (September-October), Hindus observe ten days of ceremonies, rituals, fasts and feasts in honor of the supreme mother goddess. It begins with the fast of “Navaratri”, and ends with the festivities of “Dusshera” and “Vijayadashami.”

Benefits of doing Durga Puja
  • Worshiping the divine as a mother brings auspiciousness, prosperity, knowledge, to overcome fears and all other potent powers in our life.

Place : Home / Office
Time : Morning / Evening





Saraswathi Puja

For gaining knowledge and mastery in studies, to sharpen the intellect and improve memory. Goddess Saraswathi is the goddess of knowledge, puja of Maha Saraswathi Puja shall be conducted by every student whether in school, college of preparing for exams.

Vasant Panchami' refers to the following festivals: the religious Hindu festival of Saraswati Puja also called Shree Panchami

Benefits of doing Saraswathi Puja
  • To attain supreme knowledge and peace.
  • To achieve peaceful and powerful mind.
  • To make memory more intense and stronger.
  • To minimize the malefic effect of afflicted mercury.
  • For excellent results and higher education of students.

Place : Home / Office





Venkatesa Perumal Puja





Bhoomi Puja

The Bhoomi Puja is done strictly as per the norms stated in the Vastu Shastra. Vastu Shastra is an Indian traditional science of architecture that clearly describes the principles of various aspects like measurements,layout,space,geometry etc. For starting a construction activity we shall be disturbing the mother Earth and for this we need to seek permission as well as forgiveness. This is the primary reason why Bhoomi Pujan is so important. We are disturbing her natural state, her state of equilibrium; hence we need to make sure we do the right thing to appease the positive as well as the not-so positive energies in that space. We pray to enhance the positive energies and to nullify or at least reduce the negative ones.

Place: Home / Business Place / Office
Time: Morning





New Business Puja

OCCASION:

This pooja is mainly done when any workplace or business is started off for the first time.

DESCRIPTION:

For any new opening the first preference is given to Lord Vigneshwara as he is regarded as the one who removes obstacles. Even Goddess Lakshmi or Nava Graha pooja is performed to remove the adverse effect to be faced in the business. We can do small poojas to big homams or havans during the ceremony. It should be done under the strong guidance of a well-versed priest.

Place: Business Place / Office
Time: Morning / Evening