Ganapathi Homam


Homam is known by different names like Havan and Yajna. During Homam, offerings are made into the fire to invoke a deity in order to get one's wishes fulfilled. Lord Ganesha is one of the most important Hindu deities. He is the Son of the Destroyer Lord Shiva, and the Divine Mother Goddess Parvati. No Puja is complete without paying respect to Lord Ganesha. Additionally, it is performed to seek harmony, affluence, and physical wellbeing. Homam performed for Lord Ganesha is known as the Ganapathi Homam. .

Importance and Significance of Ganapathi Homam

Lord Ganesha is known as the 'Remover of Obstacles'. His blessings are sought to prosper in all fields of life. There are many Ganapathi Homam benefits. This Homam, in particular, is conducted in order to gain contentment, affluence, and good health. It is known to remove obstacles that come in the path of undertaking new ventures and prosper in business. There are different types of Ganapathi Homam:

  • Mahaganapathi Homam
  • Ashtadravya Ganapathi Homam
  • Sahasra Modaka Ganapathi Homam
  • Vallabha Ganapathy Homam

Benefits of Ganapathi Homam

  • Obstacles related to mind and body will be removed
  • It removes obstructions that come in the path of material success
  • It leads to good family bonding
  • Successful educational and marriage life
  • Improves financial stability
  • Also, it removes the some of the negative effects created by Doshas

Occasions to do a Ganapathi Homam

Ganapathy Homam can be performed on all auspicious occasions. It is especially performed during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. At other times, it could be performed when someone wants to get rid of their Ketu Dosha or during the Griha pravesh ceremony. Essentially, it is advisable to perform this Puja at the time of dawn. .

Ganapathi Homam Vidhi (Procedure)

  • Prepare the place for a Puja
  • Light the diya and chant the mantra
  • This is followed by the Vighneswara Pooja, where you request the Lord to remove all the obstacles in your life
  • This is followed by doing Pranayama and chanting the Gayatri mantra
  • In the Sankalpam phase you share the purpose of doing the Homam along with other rituals
  • The Kalsa Shuddhi procedure is followed by the Agni Pratishthaapana
  • Then all the guardians of the four directions are worshipped in the Dipkala Puja
  • Offerings are made while the mantras are chanted
  • Chant the Ganapati mantra while lighting the incense stick
  • Follow this with the Shodasopachaara Puja
  • Chant the moola mantra while you offer ghee
  • You have to then offer sacrifice to the demigods in the form of rice and banana in Suddhaanna Bali

Ganapathi Homam Mantra

|| Om dhumra varnaya Vidmahe kapotavahanaya dhee mahi, Tannah ketuh prachodayaat ||

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