Puja is a religious ritual performed by the Hindus as an offering to various deities. Puja is done in the temples or in the house by distinct people all over. Puja is an idea of offering prayers to a deity and then receiving blessings from them. Various pujas are performed at various times of the day and on various occasions. Hindus create a spiritual connection with the divine by doing pujas. It is said that by offering prayers you can reduce the sufferings from you. It helps in bringing the things in your favour.
During a puja, the area around you is filled with deity’s cosmic energy. People actually communicate with their god while doing a puja. They create a symbol of god in front of them while doing a puja and then serve that symbol. Different pujas are meant for different events. The events can include starting of a business or going on a journey. The main purpose and benefit of the puja is to remove all the obstacles from your path. By doing a puja you can discipline your mind, energize the area around you, and also experience the divinity.
Puja helps in the flow of energy of love in both ways. Following are some of the pujas according to their purpose.
Kamdev-Rati Puja: This puja is done to blossom your love life and also the relationships you are emerged in. This puja is associated with Lord Kamdev and Goddess Rati. They are gods of love and have a huge impact on your love life. This puja can be performed by a learned Purohit and if done correctly can bring happiness in your life.
The god and goddess of love are Kamdev and Rati. Lord kamdev is associated with handsomeness and Goddess Rati with the female beauty. Even Lord Shiva was not able to resist the love emotions created in him by Kamdev and Rati. People who desire to attract love and affection from their partner must do this puja.
Gauri Shankar Puja: This puja is good for those who are facing certain kinds of obstacles in their marriage. Those looking for their partner will be blessed with a perfect one. This puja even increases your chances of getting your desired partner.
Goddess Gauri and Lord Shiv are known to bless couples with happiness in their life. Kind hearted people who do this puja will be blessed by lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. It is said that in ancient times even Maa Sita performed this puja before her marriage and she was blessed with a husband like Lord Rama.
Shiv Parvathi Puja: This puja is meant for long and happy married life. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi are considered to be the best couple and also the perfect match. This Puja is considered to be best for marital happiness.
If you are facing any sort of problem in your relationship or any sort of misunderstanding with your partner, then must go for this puja as it will help in resolving all the problems from your life.
It is advisable to do this puja once in a year so as to attract happiness in your married life.
Swayamvara Parvathy Homam: Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathy are the gods dedicated to Swayamvara Parvathy Homam. The divine mother took the incarnation of Goddess Parvati in order to get married to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva himself gave the mantra to Goddess Parvathi.
By performing this puja, you will be able to remove various obstacles from your path. You might even succeed in finding the right partner for you. This puja also removes obstacles that were delaying your marriage. You might get the perfect partner for your life. Chances are strong to marry that person of your dreams.
Uma Maheshwari Puja: This puja is meant for a long and happy life. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi are considered to be the perfect match and hence bless you with all the happiness in your life. It brings the best of the marital happiness. All the obstacles from your married life are hence resolved. You must conduct this puja at least once a year.
This puja protects you from all the evil forces that can cause differences between the couples. They grants boons, donate grace and rouse acumen in their devotees. This is considered as one of the best pujas in order to remove all the evils and hence attaining harmony and marital bliss in your life.
Maa Kaatyani Puja: The sole purpose of this puja is the timely marriage of a girl. In case the marriage is being delayed due to certain problems in your relation, you must perform this puja. Other obstacles such as Manglik dosh can also be removed with this puja. This puja is performed depending upon the requirement of a specific person. This puja includes some mantra japa and Homam for Maa Katyayani.
Shukra Puja: Named after the planet Venus, this is the Sanskrit name of this planet. Venus planet indicates love, marriage, beauty, happiness, passion, and sex. This puja is done to please the planet Venus. It is a very powerful puja with many benefits. It increases the positive influence on your life and also neutralizes all the negative energies attacking you. The planet Venus (Shukra) is the most benevolent of all the planets. One must do this puja in order to gain a happy married life. This puja also helps in attaining power, confidence, and strength in your relationships. It also gives you fame and blesses you with a control over your senses. This puja is performed depending upon your horoscope in order to get best results.
Aristh Gun Dosha Nivaran Homam: The sole purpose of this puja is to neutralize the ill effects of the Gun Dosha. When the number of Guans is less than this Homam, it helps in reducing the malefic effect of the planets. During this puja mantra is performed and after which havan is being done.
This puja also blesses you with a happy married life. It can also be performed during the match making of a couple. There are special mantras which can be performed to appease Venus, Shiva, and Parvathi.
Mangal Puja: Mangal or Mars is a strong indicator of aggressiveness, violence, strength, passion, and desires. It is known as the protector of dharma and the sacred path that you follow in your life. If giving bad results, needs to be propitiated well. The results you get from this puja are very visible. This puja is best suited for those suffering from Mangal dosh in their horoscope.
Lakshmi Narayan Homam: This puja is dedicatedly performed in order to gain good amount of wealth in your life. If you are facing any kind of financial problems in your business or in your current job then you must perform this puja. With the grace of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Narayan, you will be blessed with all the desired wealth. During the puja, special mantras are recited which remove all the obstacles from your path.
Successful accomplishment of this puja also helps for advancement in your career. You will also find all your dues recovering very fast. By doing this puja you are basically pleasing the God and Goddess of wealth and prosperity.
Nandi Puja: There was a time when devas and the asuras joined hands to get the Amrit from the ocean. During this process, poison came out of the ocean and none of them wanted to accept it as it was very dangerous. Observing this, Lord Shiva along with Nandi came forward to their rescue. Shiva took the poison and drank the whole of it. Some amount of poison that came out of the mouth of Shiva was then drunk by Nandi. Seeing this all devas and asuras were concerned for the health of Nandi. But then Lord Shiva assured all of them that Nandi was covered by all his protection.
From that time, Nandi is supposed to have all the powers and protection from Lord Shiva. Doing this puja of Nandi will bless you with growth in your professional front. A learned purohit does all the rituals of this puja along with reciting some mantras.
Maha Lakshmi Puja: We all know that Goddess Lakshmi is considered and worshipped as the Goddess of wealth and fortune. This puja is said to give you all the material fulfilment. Goddess Lakshmi is all set to bless her devotees all the time and so you will find all the time her hands raised up. This puja is especially performed by people suffering from financial difficulties and also by those who are looking for excess wealth. It will also help you in the recovery of your past dues.
Lakshmi Kubera Homam: This puja is performed to gain legitimate wealth. Those who are involved in business or are facing financial problems may perform this Homam to receive the blessings and grace of Goddess Lakshmi. During this puja, a yantra of metal is used along with some mantras. On doing it, all the obstacles from your path will be removed. It is considered as one of the best pujas to gain wealth. The purpose behind the puja is to impress the king of wealth and prosperity.
Ganesh Puja: In Hindu culture, Ganesh puja is always done before starting any puja. Lord Ganpathy is then said to remove all the difficulties from your path.
From ancient times, it is advised to must perform Ganesh Puja atleast once a year as it will bless you with wealth, health, and also with the peace of mind. May it be the marriage or birthday; Ganesh Puja is always done before starting any auspicious occasion. If one is suffering from losses, when starting a new business or investments or when one is getting married, or to remove obstacles from your path, Ganesh Puja is highly recommended.
This puja also creates good relations in your family. It is also performed for achieving planned objectives without interruption from unwanted people.
Saraswati Puja: Goddess Saraswati, also known as the Goddess of knowledge is the wife of Lord Brahma. Out of all the Gods and Goddess, she is known to have powerful powers of speech, wisdom, and learning. The four hands of Goddess represents four aspects of human personality and those are mind, intellect, alertness, and ego.
Goddess Saraswati blesses you with education and intelligence. In case where a man stammers it believed that his stammering gets controlled by this Homam. By performing this puja, you also get success in the examinations. You will also find your concentration level getting increased slowly. The devotee will not forget but retain and remember whatever he or she reads. Goddess Saraswati grants you success in all the fields of knowledge and education.
Nakshatra Puja: According to Indian Vedic Mythology, Nakshatras are an important aspect of our lives and is related to our birth date and time. It also indiacted and determines your attitude, appearance, and future. Nakshatra puja is considered very important in our life as it helps in the betterment of our life. It affects all the sectors of life positively and will then make you a better person. Nakshatras are classified according to the horoscopes and so each horoscope has a specific Nakshatra.
Mrityunjaya Homam: This puja is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is performed to ultimately avoid death. The purpose of this puja is to gain victory over death and hence it is commonly performed on birthdays. It basically extends the time duration of your life. It does not protect you from death but just gives you some extra time in your life. It also helps in a healthy living.
Ayusha Homam: This homam is done to impress the God of life, Ayur Devatha. This homam is generally performed once a year on the day of the star in which the child is born. It is started on the day the child completes one year of age. In case one is unable to perform it on this day, it should be done on the consecutive month. It may be done even on a yearly basis.
After this homam, Ayur Devatha blesses the devotee with long and healthy life. This homam is also recommended if you are suffering from some long ailment.
Hanuman Puja: Hanumaanji is known to be the incarnation of Lord Shiva. From ancient times it is believed that when Lord Vishnu took birth in the form of Lord Ram to vanish the greatest Demon Ravana, other Gods were born in the form of monkeys to help him. It was then God Sheshnag and Lord Shiva incarnated as Lakshman and Hanuman respectively.
They were born a full moon day on Tuesday of the month Chaitra. Even today when full moon arrives in the month of Chaitra, we call that day Hanuman Jayanti and is considered an auspicious day. This puja cures all the illness and makes you healthy and fit. It gives you the strength to fight against all your evils to attain a peace of mind.
To Overcome Enemies
Bharoiv Puja: Lord Bhairav is the avatar of Lord Shiva. Since ancient times, Bhairon has been worshipped by millions of people to get the blessings from the god. It is believed that Bhairon is connected to the Southern face and relates to the Mahavidya goddess named Bhairavi who gives purification of the Disciple. This purifies the body and also the personality.
Bhairon- Lord Of Rahu: Bhairav is worshipped when there are planets in the birth lagna. Bhairon removes and protects the person from all types of ill effects. In Hinduism, Rahu is said to have a significant impact on a person’s life. Worshipping Lord Bhairav is said to reduce all the ill effects of Rahu from your horoscope.
Bhairon- Lord of Yogis: Lord Bhairav is worshipped to gain siddhis. He is regarded as the guardian of Yogis who attain accomplishment of Mantras by doing sadhana.
Bhairon- The Kotwal: Lord Bhairav guards the temple of Lord Shiva and due to this fact, he is also known as the Guard.
Navagraha Puja: The term Navagraha denotes the nine celestial bodies which are central to astrological calculations. These nine celestial bodies include the sun, the moon, mars, mercury, Jupiter, venus, Saturn, and the two shadow planets rahu and ketu. These nine planets control our karma and also determine your outcome in life. Each of these planets influences your life in one way or the other. They reduce the negative effects on a person and improve the positive energies around you.
These nine planets are responsible for the goods and bads happening in a person’s life. Grah Shanti puja can be performed to bring things in your favour. By performing this homam, all doshas from your horoscope are removed and good results enter the door of your life. This puja is especially performed according to a specific janam patri of a person.
Child Related Problems
Guru Puja: Guru puja is dedicated to the planet Jupiter. This planet is considered to be the most auspicious, helpful, and generous of all of them. It also represents wisdom and philosophy. This planet is also the father of every living thing. Worshipping this planet through this puja will grant you an aesthetic life with good health and wealth. This puja results in the longevity of life along with giving you good education. You also get cured from all your physical illness.
Ladoo Gopal Homam: If you are facing obstacles in your life during your pregnancy period then this puja will prove to be a boon for you. This puja is especially meant for childless couple, who eagerly wish to have a child. Those who already have their child, can do this puja for your child’s health and intelligence. This puja will bless you with wealth, property, and prosperity.
Those who wish progeny, success in endeavours, worldly enjoyment and the final emancipation shall attain it by performing this Homam.
Santanam Gopalam Homam: Children are a gift for every couple and the life becomes hell when nature devoid them with a child. The peace of mind in spite of having all comforts of life or otherwise becomes upset if there is no child or any issue out of the couple.
If you are facing delay in progeny then this homam will be a boom for you. This puja is performed for childless couples who wish to have a child. You will also be blessed with success in your endeavours and will also enjoy your life.
Surya Puja: Sun is considered as the supreme power of the solar system and this puja is done to please the planet Sun. Sun is situated in the centre of the universe between heaven and the earth. Through this puja you will be blessed with good health, strength, courage, success, heart ailment, asthama, etc. People who suffer from Sun dasha must perform this puja.
Chandra Puja: Chandra, also known as the planet Moon means bright and shining. Moon rules your mind and also your senses. It gives a calm and soothing effect to your life. You must also go for this puja if you are looking for a pleasing personality and good concentration power. You also get rid of the mental depression by worshipping the Moon. This puja is especially good for those who are suffering from Moon dosha.
Mangal Puja: Manga or Mars indicates aggressiveness, violence, strength, and passion. It is the protector of dharma. If giving bad results, needs to be propitiated well. All the positive and negative energies from this planet is very visible. People having mangal dosha in their horoscope must perform this puja to gain blessings from Lord Mangal.
Budha Puja: This puja is done to worship and please the planet Mercury. This planet is said to be associated with knowledge and wisdom. People who are weak in studies and are lack of concentration power must perform this puja. Planet Mercury is said to bless you with all the knowledge and devotion. This puja can be done on Wednesdays to remove the obstacles coming in your path. This puja will repel all the evils coming towards you so as to keep you fresh and clean.
Guru Puja: This puja is dedicated to the planet Jupiter. Planet Jupiter is also known as Guru, Brihaspati, and Devagura. It is a beneficial planet that blesses you with wisdom, benevolence, and philosophy. It is a reputed planet and its worship will grant you pure and aesthetic life. Doing this puja also results in cure from physical illness, good education, and longevity of life.
Shukra Puja: Also known as Venus, this is one of the navagrahas and is the guru of the demons. This planet indicates love, marriage, luxury, and beauty. Venus Puja is very useful and beneficial puja, since its worship strengthens Venus and increases its positive influence and pacifies malefic effects of the planet & neutralizes its negative effect. One must perform this puja in order to have a happy married life. This puja will also let you have control over your senses and you will also find all the evil energies going far off you.
Shani Puja: Shani, alos known after the planet Saturn is known to be the son of Sun. It is known to have supreme powers. It is capable enough of making a king turn down to a beggar and when happy it can also turn a beggar into a king in seconds. Shani or Saturn signifies misery, longevity, ambition, and leadership. Saturn is regarded to be both a giver as well as destroyer. A sincere prayer accepted by Shani can not only remove obstacles from your life but can also make your life, the most desirable one. If you are running under the dasha of shani then do perform this puja instantly.
Rahu Puja: If Rahu is present in your horoscope, then you are supposed to keep a dragon’s head yantra in the house to remove all the negative effects of Rahu. This puja will bless you with knowledge and deep understanding. This puja is best if done on any rising Moon Saturday. In this puja, homam is done and a purohit continuously recites various mantras alongside.
Ketu Puja: In Indian mythology, Ketu is known as the shadow planet. It has a significant impact on a person’s life. In certain cases it can even bring you in the fame. This puja is especially recommended for people who have a wrong placed ketu in their horoscopes. This puja is dedicated to God Ketu. It will give you the courage to fight against the evil even during bad healh so as to give you a peace of mind.
Sarv Yoni Karmic Puja: This puja is performed to minimize all the ill effects of the planets that are related to your past. Those who are facing obstacles in any way in their present life due to the bad deeds done during the past life may perform this puja to receive the blessings of all planets. This homam is considered as the best one in order to remove all the bad effects of the deeds done in past life. This puja is performed after determining your horoscope and the areas that being hit by the evil forces.Homam: