Introduction – In Sanatan Dharma, it is very important samskar. Out of 16 samskar it is considered as the 10th samskar. Because it is done after the the ninth sasmkar ear piercing. The main purpose of this samskar is to pave ascendants advancement for material and spiritual growth. The samskar done before the initiation of education is called upnayansamskar. Education is a continuous process in the life of a human being, by which all round development of learner happens. Initially, when an ascendant is considered to be worthy of acquiring knowledge from the gurus then in that state ascendant’s upnayansamskar is done.
Why to do Upnayansamskarpujan
Upnayan samskar is performed by Vedic pujan and yajna. According to the guru – disciple tradition, child is given mantra initiation, so that child’s full intellectual, mental development can be attained and he can get higher education, upnayansamskar is done for this purpose.
Muhurata for upnayansamskar – De facto : Upnayansamskar is done according to the caste on special day, festivals. But special muhurata, pujan, recitation of hymns, mantra chanting, homam, charity is done and directed by us.
Benefits of upnayansamskar
By doing upnayansamskar according to the Vedic method kid’s mental, intellectual and spiritual growth happens.
Mantra given by guru provides positivity in life when problems and hurdles occur.
By getting samskar accordingly a kid’s glow, voice, qualities, power and intellect gets stronger.
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