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Different types of homas

there are 13 well known homas.


they are :

1. GANAPATHI HOMA

2.AGHORA HOMA

3.MRUTYUNJAYA HOMA

4.LAKSHMI HOMA

5.NAVAGRAHA HOMA / SHANTI HOMA

6.SARASWATHI HOMA

7.DHANVANTRI HOMA

8.DEVI CHANDI HOMA

9.VASTU POOJA

10.MAHA SUDARSHANA HOMA

11.RAKSHOGNA HOMA

12.VISHNU SAHASRANAMA POOJA

13.SARPA DOSHA, SARPA SAMKARA.









Types of Homam or Yajna & Benefits
S.No Name of the Homam / Yajna Benefit
1 Ganapathy Homam / Yajna
To get good benefits, to remove the obstacle and welfare of the
family.
2
Lakshmi Narayan Homam /
Yajna
Mahalakshmi Homam / Yajna
Lakshmi Kubera Homam /
Yajna
Sudarshana Homa/Yagna
Dhanakarshana Homam /
Yajna
Sri Suktha Homam / Yajna
To get profit from the business/profession and career
To lead a successful life.
To lead a luxurious life
To come out of evil things and to lead a luxurious life
3 Saraswati Homam / Yajna For Education, and Courage
4
Swayamvara Parvathi Homam /
Yajna
For marriage
5
Putra Kamashti Homam /
Yajna
Santhana Gopala Krishna
Homam / Yajna
For childless couples only Birth of Children
6
Dhanvantari Homa/Yagam
Hanuman Puja
Cure from diseases Health problems
7
Mirthuyunjaya Homam / Yajna
Ayush Homam / Yajna
Saptha Thiraviya Homam /
Yajna
To lead a long life, To extend life span - To avoid risk and danger
during long distance Travel For long life
8 Maha Rudra Homam / Yajna To get happy life
9
Navagraha Homam / Yajna:-
Surya (Sun) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Chandra (Moon) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Mangal (Mars) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Budha (Mercury) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Guru (Jupiter) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Shukra (Venus) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Shani (Saturn) Puja Homam /
Yajna
Rahu (Dragon's Head) Puja
Homam / Yajna
Ketu (Dragon's Tail) Puja
Homam / Yajna
To come out of the problems caused by the planets
10 Pushkara Homam / Yajna To lead a happy life in this world
11
Nigumbala Prithiyangara Devi
Homam / Yajna
To rid from evil effects & to get progress in your political career
12
Bhairava Homam / Yajna
Sarabeshwarar Homam /
Yajna
Goddess Kali Homam / Yajna
Chandi Homam / Yajna
To overcome enemies
To avoid enemies court vengeance and conspiracies against to
you
To avoid problems through enemies
To neutralize evil effects & to nullify jealousy of others on your
field
To get all success



Homam

Ganapathy Homam


Ganapathy Homam is the best solution to overcome all the obstacles from life. It provides a peaceful
effect to the mind as well as the body. It purifies the environment. Ganapathy Homam can be done every
month on Chadhurthi day (Sukhla Chadhurthi & Sankatahara Chadhurti). This Homam is performed
before all other Homams.

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Navagraha Homam


Navagraha Homam is performed to remove all the hurdles in life and to attain Ayur, Arogya and
Iswaryam. Navagraha Homam is considered one of the auspicious Homam to remove the Navagraha
Dosha.

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Lakshmi Kubera Homam


Lakshmi Kubera Homam being done for those who are looking for wealth and prosperity in life. It is also
recommended for those who want to get rid of their financial problems and wishes to earn wealth.

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Ayush Homam


Ayush Homam is performed to worship the Ayur Devatha. By performing this Homam, one gets the
blessings from Ayur Devatha for long and peaceful life. This can be performed every year on ones
birthday. This will help to increase our life span.



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Saraswati Homam


Saraswati Homam is performed to improve ones learning capability, knowledge, analytical and other
skills. By doing this Homam one can get the blessings of Goddess Saraswati. Especially this Homamcan
be performed for Children. It helps the children to increase their Vidya.

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Vastu Homam


Vaasthu Homam is performed to remove the ill effects arising from the errors of the measurement during
the construction and direction of the house. This blesses the house and householders with peace, success
and prosperity in the house.

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Mrithyunjaya Homam


Mrithyunjaya Homam helps to moderate the dangers to life due to serious ills. This Homam is dedicated
to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death. It is performed to get cure from chronic illness and lead a healthy
life.

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Sudharsana Homam


Sudarsana Homam is regarded as the best protection from all evils, enemies, accidents and other dosha
nivaranam. This Homam removes the suffering of this nature.

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Lakshmi Narasimha Homam


Lakshmi Narasimha Homam is performed to get relief from debts and to attain good health, wealth and
for speedy recovery from illness.


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Ganapathi homam is performed to beget happiness, prosperity and good health. Anyone is desirous of praying to God to remove
any obstacles in any of his plan/ work/Business /action and also to be victorious in his deeds can pray to Lord Ganesha.
Ganapathi homam can be performed to please Kethu and hence anyone who has Kethu dasa or bhukthi or wishes to appease
Kethu can participate in the homam. Performing Ganapathy Homam once every year gives prosperity, health and wealth. Especiall y
in Kerala &Tamilnadu People Starts All Rituals By Performing Ganapathi Homam. As per ganesh puran plenty types of ganapathi
homam can be done example: Mahaganapathi Homam, Asthadravya Ganapathi Homam, Sahasra modaka Ganapathi
Homam,etc

Before starting any new venture or anything afresh, Ganesh Homam is must. If one is suffering from losses, when starting a new
business or investments or when one is getting married, or to remove obstacles or for celebration of your or your child's
birthday, Maha Ganpathy Homam is recommended.Ganapati or Ganesha, the Lord of Gananas, the elephant faced God,
represents the power of the Supreme Being that removes obstacles and ensures success in human endeavors. Ganesha is revered
as the son of the Shiva and Parvati, and is always honored first in most worship services and rituals.Ganesha is also known
as Ganapati, Vigneswara, Vinayaka, Gajamukha and Ainkaran. He is worshipped for siddhi, success in undertakings, and
buddhi, intelligence. He is worshipped before any venture is started. He is also the God of education, knowledge and wisdom,
literature, and the fine arts. Ganesha is also one of the five Gods the worship of whom was popularized by Adi Shankaracharya; the
other four are Vishnu, Shiv.. The worship of these five deities is called the pancayatan Homam. In some cases, a sixth G od,
Skanda is also worshipped

The large head of an elephant symbolizes wisdom, understanding, and a discriminating intellect that one must possess to attain
perfection in life. The wide mouth represents the natural human desire to enjoy life in the world. The large ears signify that a perfect
person is the one who possesses a great capacity to listen to others and assimilate ideas. The trunk relates to the power of human
mind, which must be strong enough to face the ups and downs of the external world and yet delicate enough to explore the subtle
realms of the inner world. The two tusks denote the two aspects of the human personality, wisdom and emotion. The right tusk
represents wisdom left tusk represents emotion. The broken left tusk conveys the idea that one must conquer emotions with wisdom
to attain perfection.

Performing Ganapathy Homam once every year gives prosperity, health and wealth. If any one is running Ketu dasa or bhukti or
there is some dosha of Ketu in the horoscope, he shall perform Ganapathy Homam and get-relief. Ganapathy Homam should be
performed in the early morning and Poornahuthi to be offered during sunrise, unless any other time is specifically mentioned to suit
the particular purpose. Normally, only Vedic ways of Homams are performed

Navagraha Graha is a 'cosmic influencer' on the living beings of mother Bhumidevi (earth). In Hindu Astrology, the Navagraha are
some of these major influencers.The term Graha has sometimes been mistranslated as "planet", as five of the Navagraha (the "nine
grahas") happen to be planets: Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn. The sun, moon, Rahu (north or ascending lunar node) and
Ketu (south or descending lunar node) are not "planets", however, and each of these nine entities are conceived only as chief celestial
entities, constituting the Navagraha.


Surya

Surya is the chief, the solar deity, one of the Adityas, son of Kasyapa and one of his wife Aditi, of Indra, or
of Dyaus Pitar (depending by the versions). He has hair and arms of gold. His chariot is pulled by seven horses,
which represent the seven chakras. He presides as "Ravi" over "Ravi-war" or Sunday.In Hindu religious literature,
Surya is notably mentioned as the visible form of God that one can see every day. Furthermore, Shaivites and
Vaishnavas often regard Surya as an aspect of Shiva and Vishnu, respectively. For example, the sun is called Surya
Narayana by Vaishnavas. In Shaivite theology, Surya is said to be one of eight forms of Shiva, named
the Astamurti.He is said to be of Sattva Guna and represents the Soul, the King, highly placed persons or fathers.
Chandra

Chandra (moon) is also known as Soma and identified with the Vedic Lunar deity Soma. He is described as young,
beautiful, fair; two-armed and having in his hands a club and a lotus. He rides his chariot (the moon) across the sky
every night, pulled by ten white horses or an antelope. He is connected with dew, and as such, is one of the gods of
fertility. He is also called Nishadipati (Nisha=night; Adipathi=Lord) and Kshuparaka (one who illuminates the night).
He as Soma, presides over Somvarm or Monday. He is of Sattva Guna and represents the Mind, the Queen or
Mother.He is married to daughters of Daksha Prajapathi. He has therefore 27 wives, representing twenty seven
Nakshatras (constellations). Budha (the planet Mercury) was born to Soma and Taraka.
Mangala

Mangala is the god of Mars, the red planet. Mars is also called Angaraka ('one who is red in colour') or Bhauma ('son
of Bhumi') in Sanskrit. He is the god of war and is celibate. He is considered the son of Prithvi or Bhumi, the Earth
Goddess. He is the owner of the Aries and Scorpio signs, and a teacher of the occult sciences (Ruchaka
Mahapurusha Yoga). He is of Tamas Guna in nature and represents Energetic action, confidence and ego.He is
painted red or flame colour, four-armed, carrying a trident, club, lotus and a spear. His Vahana (mount) is a ram. He
presides over 'Mangal-war' or Tuesday.
Budha

Budha is the god of the planet Mercury and the son of Chandra (the moon) with Tara (Taraka). He is also the god
of merchandise and protector of merchants. He is of Rajas Guna and represents Communication.He is represented
as being mild, eloquent and of greenish colour. He is represented holding a scimitar, a club and a shield, riding a
winged lion in Ramghur temple. In other illustrations , he holds a sceptre and lotus and rides a carpet or an eagle or a
chariot drawn by lions..Budha presides over 'Budh-war' or Wednesday. In modern Hindi, Telugu, Bengali,
Marathi,Kannada and Gujarati, Wednesday is called Budhvara; in Tamil and Malayalam it is Budhan.
Brihaspati

Brihaspati is the name of a Vedic deity, personification of piety and religion, the chief offerer of prayers and
sacrifices, represented as the Purohita of the gods with whom he intercedes for men. He is the Lord of planet Jupiter.
He is of Sattva Guna and represents knowledge and teaching.According to Hindu scriptures, he is the guru of the
Devas and the arch-nemesis of Shukracharya, the guru of the Danavas. He is also known Guru, the god of wisdom
and eloquence, to whom various works are ascribed, such as the "atheistic" Barhaspatya sutras.He is described of
yellow or golden colour and holding a stick, a lotus and his beads. He presides over 'Guru-war' or Thursday.
Shukra


Shukra, the Sanskrit for "clear, pure" or "brightness, clearness", is the name the son of Bhrigu and Ushana, and
preceptor of the Daityas, and the guru of the Asuras, identified with the planet Venus (Shukracharya). He presides
over 'Shukra-war' or Friday. He is Rajas in nature and represents wealth, pleasure and reproduction.He is of white
complexion, middle-aged and of agreeable countenance. He is described variously mounted, on a camel or a horse
or a crocodile. He holds a stick, beads and a lotus and sometimes a bow and arrow. In Astrology, there is a dasha or
planetary period known as Shukra Dasha which remains active in a person's horoscope for 20 years. This dasha is
believed to give more wealth, fortune and luxury to one's living if a person has Shukra positioned well in his
horoscope as well as Shukra being an important benefic planet in his/her horoscope.
Shani

Shani is one of the nine primary celestial beings in Hindu astrology (that is, Vedic astrology). Shani is embodied in the
planet Saturn. Shani is the Lord of Saturday. He is Tamas in nature and represents learning the hard way, Career
and Longevity.The origin of word comes from the following: Shanaye Kramati Sa: i.e. the one who moves slowly.
Saturn takes about 30 years to revolve around the Sun, thus it moves slowly compared to other planets, thus the
Sanskrit name. Shani is actually a demi-god and is a son of Surya (the Hindu Sun God) and his wife Chhaya. It is
said that when he opened his eyes as a baby for the very first time, the sun went into an eclipse, which clearly
denotes the impact of Shani on astrological charts (horoscope).He is depicted dark in colour, clothed in black; holding
a sword, arrows and two daggers and variously mounted on a black crow or a raven. He is depicted at other times as
ugly, old, lame and having long hair, teeth and nails. He presides over 'Shani-war' or Saturday.
Rahu
Rahu is God of the Ascending / North lunar node. Rahu is the head of the demonic snake that swallows the sun or
the moon causing eclipses, according to Hindu scriptures. He is depicted in art as a dragon with no body riding a
chariot drawn by eight black horses. He is a Tamas Asura who does his best to plunge any area of one's life he
controls into chaos. The rahu kala is considered inauspicious.According to legend, during the Samudra manthan, the
asura Rahu drank some of the divine nectar. But before the nectar could pass his throat, Mohini (the female avatar of
Vishnu) cut off his head. The head, however, remained immortal and is called Rahu , while the rest of the body
became Ketu. It is believed that this immortal head occasionally swallows the sun or the moon, causing eclipses.
Then, the sun or moon passes through the opening at the neck, ending the eclipse.
Ketu

Ketu is the Lord of Descending/South lunar node. Ketu is generally referred to as a "shadow" planet. He is
considered as Tail of the Demon Snake. It is believed to have a tremendous impact on human lives and also the
whole creation. In some special circumstances it helps someone achieve the zenith of fame. He is Tamas in nature
and represents supernatural influences.Astronomically, Ketu and Rahu denote the points of intersection of the paths
of the Sun and the Moon as they move on the celestial sphere. Therefore, Rahu and Ketu are respectively called the
north and the south lunar nodes. The fact that eclipses occur when Sun and Moon are at one of these points gives
rise to the story of the swallowing of the Sun and the Moon.


Kubera (also Kuvera or Kuber) is the king of the Yakshas and the lord of wealth in Hindu mythology. He is also
known as Dhanapati, the lord of riches. He is one of the Guardians of the directions , representing the Uttara-disha,
meaning north of 4 directions in Sanskrit.Kubera is also the son of Sage Vishrava (hence he is also called
Vaisravana) and in this respect, he is also the elder brother of the Lord of Lanka, Ravana . He is said to have
performed austerities for a thousand years, in reward for which Brahma, the Creator, gave him immortality and made
him god of wealth, guardian of all the treasures of the earth, the nidhi which he was to give out to whom they were
destined.When Brahma appointed him God of Riches, he gave him Lanka (Ceylon) as his capital, and presented him,
according to the Ramayana, with the vehicle pushpaka, which was of immense size and moved at the owners will at
marvellous speed. When Ravana captured Lanka, Kubera moved to his city of Alaka, and established his Yaksha
Kingdom there.
Lakshmi is the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity, light, wisdom, fortune, fertility, generosity and courage; and the
embodiment of beauty, grace and charm. She is believed to protect her devotees from all kinds of misery and money-
related sorrows. Representations of Lakshmi (or Shri) are found also in Jain monuments.Lakshmi in Sanskrit is
derived from its elemental formlakS, meaning "to perceive or observe".This is synonymous with lakya, meaning
"aim" or "objective". Lakshmi is thus goddess of the means to achieving objectives, including prosperity in the lives of
humankind.She is the consort of Vishnu[ and married Rama (in her incarnation as Sita) and Krishna (as Radha and
later Rukmini).
Lakshmi-Kubera Homam is performed for the purpose of gaining 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. The yantra (a symbol embedded in metal) used in the Homa, will invoke riches dispelling any curse or
obstacle in obtaining the same.
It is one of the most powerful homa for wealth and prosperity.
It is performed for faster recovery of dues.
It is performed to please the adhipathi (king) of wealth and prosperity.
The Sri Lakshmi Kuberar Temple, near Vandalur Zoo, on Kelambakkam Main Road, Rathinamangalam, will conduct
a homam on Deepavali day (November 11). The Lakshmi Kubera homam will be performed from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There will be a special laksharchana for Lakshmi Kubera at 7 p.m.The next day, November 12, Ayppasi Amavasai,
there will be a Kubera yagna at 7 a.m. Devotees are invited to perform pooja to the utsava Kubera pooja on their
own.The Sri Lakshmi Kuberar Temple houses shrines for Goddess Lakshmi and Sri Kubera. The bhoomi pooja of the
temple was performed during the Deepavali of 2002 and the kumbhabishekam, on July 6, 2003..
One can find Lakshmiganapathy, Muthukumaraswamy, Drishti Ganapathy, and Swarna Akarshna
Bhairavar with his consort, all of whom are considered to bestow wealth on people. Brahma and Goddess Saraswathi
are also consecrated in the temple.Most devotees are familiar with the deity Kubera but very few are aware of the
legend associated with him. Lord Kubera is the leader of the Yakshas; demigods who help mankind procure wealth
and happiness. They are devotees of Lord Shiva and constantly plead with the Lord for the betterment of
mankind.For his devotion, Kubera was rewarded by Lord Shiva with the responsibility of guarding the northern
direction and Goddess Lakshmi made him the Lord of Wealth and Material. Lord Kubera also finds place in Buddhism
as Vaisravana.Lord Balaji at Tirupati is believed to have borrowed a hefty amount from Lord Kubera for His marriage
and He continues to pay only the interest on the loan amount till date.

Ayusha homam means Age and Ayusha homa is performed by learned purohits for long life and removal of all
obstacles from life. Ayusha homam is done to worship the god of life (Ayur Devatha ). By doing this homam, one gets
long life blessings from Ayur Devatha. Ones a year this homa is recommended for healthy living and long life. If you
are suffering from any ailment for long , then also Ayusah Homa is recommended. Ayush means Age and Ayush
Homa is performed by learned Thanthric astrologers for long life and removal of all obstacles from life. Ayush homa is
done to worship the god of life (Ayur Devatha ) by doing this homa one gets long life blessings from Ayur devatha.
Once in a year this homa is recommended for healthy living and long life. If you are suffering from any ailment for
long, then also Ayush homa is recommended. Conducting this homa once in a year is essential for children in
balarishta yoga.
The word Ayusha means Age. The Ayusha homam is performed by learned Pandit for long life and removal of
obstacles. The Ayusha homam is done to worship the god of life. By doing this homam, one gets long life blessings
from Ayur Devata. Once a year this homam is recommended for healthy and long life. If you are suffering from any
ailment for long time, this may be your remedy. We offer this homam on the request.
Homams are Pujas performed for a particular deity by invoking Agni, the god of fire. The Sun is considered as the
main source of energy, and fire is considered as a representation of the Sun's energy. According to the ancient texts
on Homams, any offer to Fire as a god, is actually an offer to Sun. Any such offer is done either to enrich energy or to
destroy the undesirable elements in the environment, and thus, in both ways, environment is protected. Like Pujas,
Homams are also believed to be one of the greatest ritual in Hindu religion, whereby doing this, one can get rid of any
obstacles and also attain the self-satisfaction. The goal of all Homams is the prosperity of the people by energizing
and protecting the environment. It is said that when Lord Brahma (the creator among the Trinity) created man, he
also created Homam for man's livelihood and his attainment of desires. The main aim of Homam is derived from the
Vedas or the ancient texts of Hindus. These Vedas explains how a human should be, how he should be helpful to
others and what are the good actions that he should perform. Vedas and Homam are eternal truths which have
neither beginning nor end, and are divine, not the creation of humans.
To perform any Puja or Homam, first of all, a priest is appointed. While performing any Puja, first of all, the priest or
Pandit ji perform the Puja of the Lord Ganesh as Lord Ganesh holds a unique position in the Indian culture and any
ceremony, ritual, Puja or new undertaking begins with invoking the power of Ganesh, otherwise it is regarded as
futile. A Kalash (brass or copper pot filled with sacred water) is placed with a coconut and different fruits, grains and
betel leaves in front of it. After the Ganesh Puja is complete, then the Puja of the respective god or goddess and
Yantra is performed on whose behalf the Homam is performed. This is done with the recitation of a Mantra for that
particular deity with the offerings of water, Chandan (sandalwood) paste, Sindoor (vermilion), rice, milk mixed with
floral-scented oil, flowers, fruits and sweets. After the Puja is completed by the priest, preparations are then made for
the Yagna or Homams (sacred fire ritual) to be performed. This is the last part of the Puja and goes on for over an
hour.
Some of the things that are placed in the Agni (fire) during Homam are said to transmit some kind
of medicinal smoke and this smoke mixes in the air thereby curing lots of human diseases. Sandalwood, small pieces
of Banyan tree, fragrant herbs and pure ghee are used as an offering to the Agni (sacred fire), with the recitation of
Mantras. The smoke, which comes out of the Homams, purify the air and this smoke does not cause any air pollution
and also have some medicinal values. In the end, the Yantras are energized with the vibrations of the Mantras. The
energized Yantras are thus empowered and enable the purpose for which they are being used

Goddess Saraswathi is the wife (consort) of Lord Brahma and possesses the power of speech, wisdom and learning.
She has representing four aspects of human personality in learning mind, intellect, alertness, and ego. Saraswathi
homam is the controller of Vidya called vidya devatha. In the case of a man stammers his stammering will be
controlled by this homa. By performing this homa are will be blessed with success in the examination. He will be
having better concentration level and confidence will increase. Conducting this homa once in a year is essential for
educational progress.
Goddess Saraswati, the consort of Lord Brahma, is the presiding Deity of all forms of Vidyas - i.e., learning. She is
the Goddess who grants us success in Education, research, music, singing, dancing, acting, painting, sculpture etc.
She is also the ruler of speech and called Vagdevi. In the orthodox Hindu tradition, before starting anything one
salutes one's Guru, Ganesha and Saraswati. These three salutations are called Vandana Trayee. For those seeking
better results in studies, or proficiency and success in arts, dance, music etc., or for those suffering from speech
defects like stammering lisping etc, Worship of Devi Saraswati is highly recommended.We offer the
following Saraswati Poojas.

The Goddess Saraswati is worshipped as the Goddess of Learning, the deity of Gayathri, the fountain of fine arts
and science, and the symbol of supreme vedantic knowledge. Goddess Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge,
education and intellect. She is controller of education, intelligence and speech. Knowledge is power and from Vedic
times, Goddess Saraswati is regarded as the giver of wisdom. Every human being requires knowledge, intelligence &
learning for running their day-to-day's activities and it is believed since vedic ages that by worshiping Devi Saraswati
somebody can keep his / her all those senses (knowledge, education and intellect) active. School going students or
students pursuing higher studies, Teachers, Doctors , Lawyers, Scientists, Service holders or Business men worship
Devi Saraswati homam for getting her blessing in this regard.
Devi Saraswathi homam is the consort of Lord Brahma and is the Goddess of Wisdom and Knowledge. She is the
personification of knowledge - arts, science, crafts. She represents Shakti, creativity and inspiration. By performing
Puja and Homam to goddess Saraswati one is blessed with success in the examinations, gains concentration and his
memory power increases. For acquiring spiritual wisdom also, the grace of Goddess Saraswathi is very essential. It is
believed that on Offering Pujas to Devi Saraswatistudents will perform well in the examinations and Only good
thoughts spring up in their minds.

Devi Saraswati homam is sometimes described of having four hands. Two hands holding and
playing Vina (violin), one holding aksamala (rosary which signifies concentration, meditation, and contemplation) and
fourth hand has a Book ( a symbol of true knowledge). Her four hands represent four aspects of human personality in
learning: mind, intellect, alertness and ego.

Vastu Homam also Vastu Veda, (
"science of construction",
"architecture") is a traditional Hindu
system of design based on
directional alignments. It is primarily
applied in Hindu architecture,
especially for Hindu temples,
although it covers other
applications, including poetry,
dance, sculpture, etc. The
foundation of Vastu is traditionally
ascribed to the mythical sage
Mamuni Mayan.
The Vastu Purusha Mandala is an indispensable part of vastu shastra and constitutes the mathematical and
diagrammatic basis for generating design. It is the metaphysical plan of a building that incorporates the course of the
heavenly bodies and supernatural forces. Purusha refers to energy, power, soul or cosmic man. Mandala is the
generic name for any plan or chart which symbolically represents the cosmos.

In Hindu cosmology the surface of the earth is represented as a square, the most fundamental of all Hindu forms. The
earth is represented as four-cornered in reference to the horizon's relationship with sunrise and sunset, the North and
South direction. It is called Chaturbhuji (four cornered) and represented in the form of the Prithvi Mandala. The
astrological charts or horoscopes also represent in a square plan the positions of the sun, moon, planets and zodiac
constellations with reference to a specific person's place and time of birth.
The legend of the Vastu Purusha is related thus. Once a formless being blocked the heaven from the earth and
Brahma with many other gods trapped him to the ground. This incident is depicted graphically in the Vastu Purusha
Mandala with portions allocated hierarchically to each deity based on their contributions and positions. Brahma
occupied the central portion - the Brahmasthana- and other gods were distributed around in a concentric pattern.
There are 45 gods in all including 32 outer deities.

The preciding gods of each
direction

East- Indra- Ruled by the solar deity- Aditya (Seeing the world)
Southeast- Agni- Ruled by the fire deity - Agni (Energy Generating).
South- Yama- Ruled by lord of death - Yama (Damaging).
Southwest- Pitru/Nairutya, Niruthi- Ruled by ancestors (History).
West- Varuna- Ruled by lord of water (Physical).
Northwest- Vayu- ruled by the god of winds (Advertisement).
North- Kubera- Ruled by lord of wealth (Finance).
Center- Brahma- Ruled by the creator of the universe (Desire).

The Vastu Purusha is the presiding deity of any site. Usually he is depicted as lying on it with the head in the
northeast and legs in the southwest but he keeps changing position throughout the year.

Maha Mruthyunjaya Homam is dedicated to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death. The Mruthyunjaya Homamis
performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or death. The object of worship of this homa is Lord Shiva. One of
the synonyms of Lord Shiva is Mrityu. Mrityu which means death of the death or the destroyer of death. During this
homa one chants 21 mantras. The prominent offerings in this homa are durva grass and an herb called amrita.
The former is famous for purifying blood and the latter is used as a medicine for in a, it is believed that this homam
bestows longevity on the performer. The hymns are devoted curable diseases like arbuda or cancer. Since these are
used as offerings in this hom to Mrityu, the God of death, praying for long life. These hymns are used in the purnahuti
or the final offering in the famous Soma sacrifice. This homa also alleviates Mrityu dosha or untimely death.Dedicated
to Lord Shiva to avoid untimely death The MrityunjayaHoma is performed to achieve Jaya or Victory over Mritya or
death.
It is performed for longevity.
It is performed on birthdays.
It is also done for extending life time.
It is performed for cure for chronic illness and healthy life.
Maha Mrityunjaya homam is perhaps one of the most effective spiritual way - the spiritual process of healing - to
survive and rejuvenates a man or woman who is under a life threat and fighting against death. Maha Mrityunjaya
homam is said to be thousands of years old spiritual process which is done by invoking Lord Shiva in the form of
MAHAKAAL OR MAHAKAL - the ultimate and primordial force of the universe who is believed to be capable of
reducing (or even removing) the process of death and can rejuvenate the man who is fighting against death. This is
the great Homam where the fire - which is lighted up for homam - is not completely extinguished within next 24 hours
and the puja is held for 4 Prahars i.e. every 6 hours interval. After the date this Homa puja held, every Monday for
next 2 months the Maha Mrityunjaya Puja is held for the diseased person or for the person who is facing untimely
death like a victim of accident etc. Chances of death is believed to removed or reduced by this Maha mrityunjay
homam. Therefore, it is also done for those persons who anticipate his or her untimely death by any means. It is also
believed to remove the the fear of death. This is done to get rid of prolonged sickness. Especially for those who are
struggling on their death bed.
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Maha Mrintyunjay Homam is invariably associated with Maha Mrityunjay Mantras. This is said to protect the man
against accidents, any kind of misfortune, fears of death etc. who chants this Mantra PROPERLY with full devotion.
By having done this Great Homam and by chanting this great Mantra one is believed to get Moksha ( liberation from
the cycle of death and rebirth).
Sudarsana Homam is removal of all enemies & avoiding accidents, The desires of human beings are innumerable
and they vary in nature.The yantra (a symbol embedded in metal) used in the Homa, will keep all negativity at a
distance and bring in divine and auspicious energies. It is performed for.
For any auspicious beginning
Removal of astrological flaws
For victory, courage and prosperity.
To annihilate evil forces.
Suffering caused by incurable diseases, sorcery or enemies are dispelled by Lord
Sudharshana.
Alleviates the suffering of the progeny belonging to later generations due to non-
performance of the last rites of the previous generations.
Stops the danger or problems, which may possibly occur in future.
Maha Sudarsana Homam is a very powerful Homam which fulfills your Desires, removes all kind of Poverty and
brings Health, wealth, peace and Prosperity. Maha Sudashan Homam is a powerful Homam that removes all
obstacles and Blockages on your Path and makes you successful in your mission. It removes your worries and grant
you happiness. The Powerful Mantras of Lord Sudarshan Homa remove all your enemies and gives you a protection
in all fronts.After this homa Holy Puja is held periodically for you for next 2 months to Satya Narayan

Mahasudersanam is the famous weapon of Mahavishnu.The mighty power of this weapon is proved many times by
Mahavishnu, using this weapon to kill his enemies. Sudarsana homa is regarded as the best protection from all evils,
removal of all enemies, accidents and other dosha nivaranam. The desire of human beings are innumerable and they
very in nature. In the Vaishnava Agams the Sudarsana chakra is very prominent one. The Sudarsana yantra is also
important as Sudarsana Mantra. Usually Lord Sudarsana is seen installed with eight or sixteen hands in Vishnu
temples. Sudarsana homa could alleviate the suffering of this nature. It is first recently for avoid and eliminate the evil
sprit in the house. Conducting this homa once in a year is essential for removal of all enemies and other problems.
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energy into karma sutra picture Lakshmi Kubera Homam is focused on Maha Sudarsana Homam The best thing
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Sahasranama Homam and related to Durga Sooktha Homam. Purchase Dhanvanthri Homam includes Chandi
Homam related to Sri Gayathri Homam of Kala Bhairava Homam, Nakshatra Shanti Homam etc. Navagraha Homam,
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Lakshmi Narasimha Homam, the fourth incarnation of God Vishnu, is half-human half-lion and provides a very
fascinating study of the Lord's incarnation in order to alleviate the sufferings of his devotees. Sage Kashyap had four
wives, Diti, Aditi, Vinita and Kudroo. Diti gave birth to demons and from Aditi were born gods, while from Vinita was
born Garud, the carrier of Vishnu and the last one Kudroo created the hydras. Dithi gave birth
to Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakashipu. Vishnu killed Hiranyaksha as he oppressed the devas. At the death of
Hiranyaksha, Hiranyakashipu was overpowered with grief. His mother Dithi was heart-broken. Hiranyakashipu also
was filled with sorrow and it burnt his own heart like fire. He hated Vishnu and Vishnu's very name was like poison to
him. His blood was boiling with the hatred of Vishnu.
Hiranyakashipu, King of the Rakshasas, retired to the mountain Mandara and began tapas - the severe order of
penance. Brahma was pleased with his devotion. He appeared to Hiranyakashipu and said, 'Hiranyakashipu, arise. I
am pleased with your devotion. I have never seen such a severe meditation before. Ask for whatever you desire.'
Hiranyakashipu replied, "Great Lord, if you will grant my prayer, this is what I seek: Let not death come to me from
any creature created by you; let me not meet with death either in the house or outside it; let not my death occur either
during the day or at night; no weapon should cause my death; I should not die either on land or in the sky."

After this blessing the demon crossed all bounds in oppression and dethroned Indra, the king of heavens. The very
gods were filled with fear. Indra, along with the other gods, appeared before Brahma and prayed for deliverance.
Brahma was very much worried and replied that the demon had become powerful due to the blessings bestowed by
him and he could not destroy him. He also advised Indra to go to Vishnu, which they did. The gods went to Vishnu
and retold their story of sufferings and said that due to boons given by Brahma the demon had been indulging in all
sorts of oppression. Vishnu promised to destroy him in due course of time.
At last the king thundered at the boy, "You, curse of the family! Have you not yet given up your evil thoughts? The
three worlds tremble at my glance. But you, my son, how do you dare to disobey me? You are very young; some one
must have misled you and encouraged you. Otherwise you would not have had such evil ideas and such courage.
Tell me who has shown you such an evil path." The earth shook as the king roared at the boy. But Prahalad calmly
replied, "Dear father, it was Hari who gave me this courage. He is stronger than anyone else. You and I, the universe,
even Brahma are nothing before his strength. He is the real Lord of the Universe."

All the gods were under the thumb of the mighty Hiranyakashipu; and here was a mere boy of five giving him advice.
The king of the Rakshasas was mad with anger. He shouted in rage: "Unlucky fool, your death is near. I am the Lord
of all the worlds, the only master. Is there another? Where is he? Show him to me." "He is everywhere," young
Prahlad's answer came without a moment's delay. The king could no longer control himself through anger. He hit a
pillar with his mace. "Wicked fellow, is he everywhere? You mad boy, why should he not appear to me in this pillar? I
am going to kill you this very moment. You have been praising Hari as the Lord of the Universe. Let him come to your
help if he can." So saying he drew out his sword and pounced upon the little boy. There was a terrible deafening
noise as if the universe itself split into two. Even the very brave Hiranyakashipu stared from his place at the terrible
noise. The courtiers shook with fear and stood like statues of stone. As the stunned men watched, the pillar split into
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Hindu religion is said to be one of the oldest religion that is found to be spread over various countries in the world.
And, lots of good issues, which help the people, and for their enrichments in lives are well explained in Hindu Vedas.
These Vedas explain how a human should be and how he should be helpful to others and what are the good actions
that he should perform.
Dhaanams, Poojas etc are some of the Hindu rituals we follow to get the blessings of the Perumal but it is also done
for our self satisfaction, and it all represents our beliefs. Like Dhaanams, poojas, etc Homams are also said to be
one of the greatest ritual in Hindu religion, whereby doing this, we can get rid of anything and also attain the
Perumal.
Homams and its relation to the scientific world:
Lots of vedic actions, which are performed by our ancestors, are not only based on the rituals but also it has a close
connection with the scientific explanation.
For instance:
Some of the things that are placed in the Agni (fire) during performing Homam are said to transmit some kind of
medicinal smoke and this smoke collages with the air thereby curing lots of human diseases.
Advantages / uses of doing Homams:
Ghee, Small pieces of Banyan tree, aromatic products etc are some of things that are placed while performing
Homams. The smoke, which comes out of the homams, has the tendency to purify the air and this smoke will not
any air pollution. And this smoke is said to have medical values also.
Types of Homams:
Homams are classified into two and they are:
1. Kaamya Homam.
2. Naimithika Homam.
"Kaamya Homam" is the short form of "Ishta Kaamya" Homam and this homam is performed on the basis of a
person for his wealth, health etc.
Kaamya homams are performed for a particular reason and performing a specific homam, the problem is solved and
the things attain what we expect. This Kaamya homams can be done at home, by inviting Archakars (Pundits) who
are skilled in performing various homams.
"Naimithika Homam" is another kind of homam, which is done for the enrichment of the world, peaceful life etc.
Naimithika homam, which is said to be the other kind of homam, generally should be performed at home. This
homam should be done at the temples (or) in the midst of the city and this homam is done for the betterment of the
whole human life.
Now, let us know about some of the homams and perform these homams at home (or) in office to get rid of various
problems that you face and lead a peaceful life.