Satyanarayana Vratam is the best way to seek blessings from Lord Vishnu. It is performed before or after the fulfillment of our desires e.g. Higher Education, Career Success, New House, Starting New Business etc.
Outcomes of Satyanarayana Vratam: It is a powerful Vratam that confers general Happiness, Prosperity and Wellbeing of the family. This story, as per scriptures, was originally told by Lord Vishnu himself to Devrshi Narad for the benefit of mankind.
You can perform it after major achievements in life. Normally done once every year. It is also a great auspicious occasion to invite friends and relatives. Satyanarayan Vratam takes about 3 - 4 hours approximately.
The pooja consists of praying the God Ganesha, Lakshmi, Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva and Parvathi, Sun, the nine planets, Lord Indra and Asta Dikpaalakaas,. Later Lord Satyanarayana is worshipped.
The timing can be determined by consulting a Purohit. He would also guide on the materials required for the pooja.
It is a ceremony performed on the occasion of one's first entry into a new house. Once the house is ready, the family moves in on an auspicious day that is determined by the Purohit.
Outcomes: It is said the each new acquisition is subject to various evil forces and jealousy. As a precautionary measure for this various safeguard ceremonies must be performed. Gruha-Pravesh Pooja is one such ceremony which is performed to conciliate with the gods and planets so that the inmates of the house are blessed with good fortune.
Vaastu pooja: Vaastu pooja for Vaastu Purusha is performed outside the house before the actual entry into the house.
Vaastu Shanti: Vaastu shanti or Gruha shanti, involves the havan. A havan is performed to prevent harmful influences of the planets, remove negative vibrations and create a peaceful environment in the house. Navagraha-Pooja (worship of the nine planets) is done. Other poojas like Ganpathi pooja, Satyanarayana Vratam, Lakshmi pooja are also done in different parts of India.
There are different poojas for different types of Gruha Pravesha;
It is important for the family to spend the night in the new house after Gruha pravesha.
Namakaranm is one of the most important of the 16 Hindu 'samskaras' or rituals. Traditionally, the Namakaranam ceremony is conducted after the 'Jatakarma' samskara, which is performed at the time of the birth of the child i.e. doing the Astrological chart of the baby.
The naming ceremony is done 11 days after birth-immediately or, based on a priest or an astrologers’ advice, and can extend even up to the baby's first birthday.
Annaprasan is one of the most important samskaras and is performed after jatakarma (neo-natal ceremony) and namakarana (naming ceremony) and this is a part of Hindu religion based on the texts of Dharmashastras.
It is performed after the sixth month of birth – the first solid food is given on this day to the baby.
The ceremony begins by offering prayers to Ganesha, Goddess Durga, Sri Krishna.
The child is then given rice mixed with honey, curd and ghee. Only a small quantity of food should be prepared. The procedure of the Pooja can be got from Holy Texts or from a Purohit.
Upanayanam ceremony is a very important tradition among the Brahmins. A sacred thread, called Yagnopavitam is placed around the left shoulder of the boy. This thread is a composite of 3 threads, signifying Goddesses Gayatri (thought), Saraswati (word) and Savitri (deed) respectively. There is also a knot in the middle that signifies the unending Brahman. Dates for Upanayanam & the ceremony is done by a Purohit.
Outcome: Upanayanam is said to destroy a boy's bad period and can keep at distance all the ill effects of the planets.. 'Sandhya Vandanam' performed at young age will bring him bright future.
Upanayana (Sacred Thread ceremony) is performed for boys of at least 7 years 2 months of age from the Brahmin varna, of at least 12 years from the Kshatriya varna, and of at least 17 years from the Vaishya varna. The youngster is taught during the ceremony the secret of life through Brahmopadesam (revealing the nature of Brahman, the Ultimate Reality) or the Gayatri mantra.
The thread is changed once a year on the occasion of Shravani Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Shravana. This is also known as Avaani Avittam in Tamil, and coincides with the Raksha Bandhan.
According to Hindu mythology, this comes in Bhadrapada Suddha Chavithi/Sukla Chaturthi. It is performed as the birthday of Lord Ganesha by the entire family members and is one of the major traditional festivals celebrated by the Hindu community.
Outcomes: Every Pooja starts with a prayer to Lord Ganesha. Lord Ganesh confers wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. Lord Ganesha is also the Vigna Vinasha or Obstacle remover for doing any activity.
According to the historians Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations can be traced back to the times of the reigns of dynasties as Satavahana, Rashtrakuta and Chalukya.
During the festival days, the Lord is worshipped with great devotion and prayer services are performed daily for 10 days. Once the worship is complete, the statues are carried on decorated floats to be immersed in the water / sea after one, three, five, seven and ten days.
Marriage is the most important samskara that a Hindu observes during his or her lifetime. Hindu scriptures describe marriage as a sacrament with strong moral and ethical values so that the married couple become one in soul and spirit.
According to sutras, Panigrahan, Vivaah Homa, Laja Homa, Agni Pradakshina, Ashmarohan, Saptapadi and Dhruv-Sapatarshi Darshan are the key steps of the ceremony.
Outcome: In a Vedic marriage, both the bride and the bridegroom take oath for the practice of self-restraint, to work together for the welfare of the family and to help each other to attain spiritual peace. It fosters, not self-interest, but love for the entire family. Brings two families together along with relatives. The procedure is so well defined that the couple understand their duties through the marriage process and stay together happily thereafter.
Saptapadi – The couple takes the Marriage Vows with seven steps together to reiterate their aspirations of their married life each step signifying a certain.
Usually, marriage rituals are initiated after consulting the Astrologers & Purohits on Horoscope matching and also the astrological timings that are appropriate for conducting the marriage and related festivities.
The earth is considered a sacred element in Hinduism. This Pooja is an important ritual that performs the worship of the Mother earth before any construction work starts.
What happens? - The Purohit performing the Pooja does the Bhoomi Pooja and Havan in the following manner:
The timing and Pooja process is usually handled by a Purohit. This Pooja helps in taking God’s blessings ensuring the safety and well-being of the people who acquired the land.
Stating a new business or venture with the blessings of the almighty is the perfect way to begin a project. Ancient Vedic scriptures too recommend Poojas and Yajna before undertaking of any endeavor for an auspicious beginning.
Lord Ganesh, Goddess Laxmi and Goddess Saraswati are together worshipped to start up with new business.
Purohits will perform Pooja as per vedic rituals based on astrology which includes birth details and then will guide in the process to ensure to get the benefits of doing this Pooja.
As per the scriptures, the nine different planets influence various aspects of our life. This Pooja gives tremendous positive energy, and helps people to gain courage to face situations in their lives.
The purohits study the astrological position of these planets and suggest different poojas that help in getting happiness or overcoming the hardships that take place in our lives. Navagraha Pooja is done to appease the nine deities and get their blessing especially when they are placed in unfavorable positions. The power of a particular planet determines the length of this difficult phase in a person’s life. By doing Navagraha homa and pooja, navagraha doshas are detached and good energies are restored as per scriptures.
A learned Purohit will help you by studying the horoscope and suggesting appropriate poojas / remedies to help you or performs the Navagraha Pooja on your behalf, either at our place or from your home.
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