God bholenathapeared in the form of Bhairav on margashirshakrishna paksha’s asthmi or eighth day of krishnapakshha. Fasting and pujan of Kaalashtmi is performed in this celebration. When insulted by Brahma ji, Mahadev appeared as a catastrophic sight and seeing his fearful form, all three world become really scared. Due to this fearful state of Lord Ashutosh, Lord Bhairava appeared, Lord Bhairav was aboard the dog and due to a stick in his hand, he is also called as chief judge or dandadhipati. His form is extremely fierce. Brahma ji realized his mistake by looking at this form of Bhairav ji and started praising Lord Bhole Nath and Bhairav. Lord Bhairav calmed down after Brahma ji, other gods and sages started praising him, this is how Lord Bhairavnath was born.
Why to do Kaalashtmipujan
According to the belief, by doing Bhairavji’spujan and fast , obstacles and problems are removed and age is increased. It has been said about Bhairav ji that the devotees who do his worship and devotion, ghost, vampires and yamraj stay away from him. By doing his pujan, diseases and doshas never touches them. Those who do pujan with pure mind and conduct, they become success.
Types of Kaalashtmipujan – De facto : Everyone does kaalashtmipujan on margshirsakrishna paksha’s ashtmi date, or to attain some goal, but special type of pujan and mantra chanting, recitation of hymns, homam are done and directed by us.
Benefits of kaalashtmipujan
By doing Kalashtamipujan, the grace and blessings of Lord Bhairav Nath is bestowed.
The ghosts, vampires and death stays far away from KalashtamiPoojan.
By doing kaalashtamipujan and fasting obstacles, problems are destroyed and there is an increase in age.
How is the pujan performed
Pujan is done according to the method prescribed by Vedic methods is performed by our Vedic acharyas, which result in getting all the wishes fulfilled of a person.
Vedic Pujan process
1 – Mangalacharan or prayer for success – First of all to begin the pujan all gurus, god – goddesses, family deity, ancestors etc are worshipped which is performed for the well-being.
2 – Sankalp or declaration of purpose – Sankalp is a major part of pujan, by this hosts name, surname or gotra, varna and time etc position are mentioned, pujan’s goal and a person’s wishes are declared and are perfected.
4 – Swastivachan or religious rite – Wish for the well-being, Vedic mantras are pronounced.
5 – GaneshaPujan – For pujan circle and for uninterrupted homam, Lord ganesha’spujan invoking is done, with lord ganesha’s blessings pujan and homam’s full benefit is bestowed on the host.
6 – Kalash Pujan or water pot pujan – In every pujan and homam Kalash pujan has a special importance. Kalash pujan is symbol of completion of happiness and prosperity along-with homam.
7 – Panchangpeethpujan or pujan of five deity pujan – After ganesha’spujanpanchangpujan is performed. In panchangpujanpeeth brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh pujan and mother goddess pujan is done.
8 – Punyahvachan or wishing of auspicious day – Punyahvachan meaning good deed promise. In pujan and homam to get all the benefits, good deed promise prayers are performed for host.
9 – Navgrahpujan – Navgreh meaning nine planets (Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Rahu, Ketu) are invited, invoked and pujan is done so that bad planetary affects are discarded and good effects of planets are attained via prayer.
10 – Dikpala, lokpala and kshetrapala or guardians, people guardians and place guardians – According to the Vedic tradition 4 direction, 4 sub- directions, sky, hell and place’s deity are invited to for pujan and invocation for non-hindering is done.
11 – Main deity or all prosperous pujan – In this pujan, homam’s main deity is invited, invoked and pujan is done.
12 – Mantra chanting – After pujan, mantra chanting is done.
13 – Homam – To complete the mantra and pujan, 10th part of homam is done by mantra chanting.
14 – Aarti or Ritual or puja – For lord’s happiness aarti ritual is done.
15 – Tarpan and Marjan or saturation and purification – By doing tarpan and marjan, mistakes performed dosha’s by ignorance are silenced off.
16 – Brahman Bhoja or priests food – After the finishing of pujan and homam, priests are invited and food is offered with full devotion and deliverance, this also comes under pujan process to get the good deed affects.
17 – Prasad or food presented to an idol or deity – In the end, to get all the wishes and deeds fulfilled, priests and acharyas provides blessings and prasad is sent.
18 – Video’s Convenience – By video and audio calls, you can get connected to pujan process, full pujan done for you is made available via email and even sent on your whatsapp number.