Introduction – Lord Shiva is the destroyer and God of the apocalypse. He extremely kind towards his devotees and who seeks refuge under him and in order to save his devotees, he manifests himself in different avatars. Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of Mrityunjya, under whose refuge even death loses. Lord Shiva or God Shiva is the prime god of knowledge and science and knowledge which exist in this world realm are given by Lord Shiva himself.
Reasons for doing Shiva pujan – Lord Shiva gets happy easily and fast on his devotees, with his blessings all the sufferings and misfortunes of his devotees vanishes. This is the reason he is also called as god of gods or lord of lords. He is the factor of bliss, provider of the all the desires and glories of all three realms of the universe and also the saviour from the premature death. Lord Shiva is the provider of power, intelligence and knowledge and also the lord of all the materialistic gains, in kundali or chart reading planets like getting rid of malicious effects of Rahu, Ketu and Moon, we worship Lord Shiva.
Types of Shiva Pujan – De Facto or In fact, Lord Shiva is worshipped in all the festivals, fast and celebrations but also specific mantras and path or recitation of hymns are provided by us for individuals depending on their chart and directed accordingly.
Benefits of Shiva Pujan –
By worshipping Lord Shiva all the problems and issues are vanished and all the materialistic gains are attained.
By worshipping Lord Shiva, malicious effects of planets are vanished.
Lord Shiva saves one from premature death.
By recitation of mantras, worship and recitation of Lord Shiva, one gains positive energy.
By blessings of Lord Shiva one gains or attains Bhakti and Mukti or Nirvana.
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.