Flowers, tulasi leaves Garland and floral garlands Two jars Silver, Copper, Brass, or even earthen — one for Kalash and another for the ritual Two flat plates A bell A large pidha table for use as Altar A large yellow cloth to cover the Altar pit is the favourite colour or satnarayan he wears pitambar or yellow clothes A piece of yellow or red cloth for the kalash A ghee lamp with at least three wicks An oil lamp Panchamrita Uncooked mixture of milk, yogurt, honey, sugar, and ghee Good to have Conch shell One thousand Tulasi Indian Basil leaves. Rose is his preferred flower. Procedure[ edit ] The following procedure is as prescribed by and performed in Andhra Pradesh. Sri Satyanarayana Puja at home The devotee begins by purifying oneself achamniyam and sankalpam a vow that the named devotee is performing the puja on such time and era, to attain such cause.
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Flowers, tulasi leaves Garland and floral garlands Two jars Silver, Copper, Brass, or even earthen — one for Kalash and another for the ritual Two flat plates A bell A large pidha table for use as Altar A large yellow cloth to cover the Altar pit is the favourite colour or satnarayan he wears pitambar or yellow clothes A piece of yellow or red cloth for the kalash A ghee lamp with at least three wicks An oil lamp Panchamrita Uncooked mixture of milk, yogurt, honey, sugar, and ghee Good to have Conch shell One thousand Tulasi Indian Basil leaves.
Rose is his preferred flower. Procedure[ edit ] The following procedure is as prescribed by and performed in Andhra Pradesh. Sri Satyanarayana Puja at home The devotee begins by purifying oneself achamniyam and sankalpam a vow that the named devotee is performing the puja on such time and era, to attain such cause. Subsequently, Varuna puja kalash puja is performed.
A uniqueness of this puja is the invoking of pancha lokapalaka, navagrahas along with their companion and co-companions, and the eight dikpalakas.
Each God has a vedic symbol of a unique metal. Since these are difficult to obtain by the common means, and since the modern currency coins by minted with multiple metals, each Guest God is represented by a coin.
They are placed on a betel leaf. The betel nut, akshit and dry dates are the offerings. Thus, the requirement of 40 coins, betel leaves and dry dates. The main puja commences with the worship to Lord Satyanarayana. The idol or coin of Lord Satyanarayana is bathed and cleaned with panchamritam. After placing the deity in the correct position, names of Sri Satyanarayana are chanted. This is followed by offering of Prasada and flowers Mantra Pushpam.
After the puja is over, participants and observers of the puja are required to partake the prasad that was offered and blessed by the Lord. The number of Athitis divine guests invoked varies substantially. Thus, the number of coins and betel leaves count varies. The procedure itself was narrated my Sriman Narayana to Narada. Chapter 2 narrates the benefits of the puja. A poor Brahmin was approached by Lord Himself in disguise and He advised him of the puja. Upon successful completion of the puja, the Brahmin could overcome his difficulties and enjoy eternal bliss.
It also narrates about the good fortune of a woodcutter who witnesses the Brahmin performing the puja and continues to gain prosperity after performing the puja. Chapter 3 narrates the mishaps that may occur for dishonoring the vow to perform the puja.
A merchant, with an intention to establish family, vows to perform the puja upon having a child. Upon forgetting the vow, the Lord puts the merchant in hardship. The merchant is falsely accused and imprisoned.
His entire business is confiscated by the king. His household goes bankrupt. He is freed when his wife recollects the promise and performs the puja. This is a continuation of the previous chapter. During an incident, the merchant puts off the Lord about his merchandise, thereby losing all its value. Realizing his folly, the merchant regrets his intemperance and seeks forgiveness. On hearing that the merchant reached the dockyard, his wife and daughter, who were performing the puja at that time, forget to take the Prasad.
Angered with the disrespect, He makes the boats sink into the sea, only to be restored when they have the Prasad. Chapter 5 narrates about the importance of the puja and not that of the devotees.
A group of backwoodsmen was performing the puja. King discards and disregards the offerings, thereby invoking the wrath of Sri Satyanarayana. The king loses his kingdom, wealth, and family, only to be restored upon realizing his recklessness and seeking forgiveness to Sri Satyanarayana and accepting the offerings.
Makara Sankranti festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare all across India. Makara Sankranti is primarily a harvest festival dedicated to Lord Sun. Makara Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara rashi Capricorn on its celestial path. Makara Sankranti is a major harvest festival celebrated in various parts of India. Makara Sankranti commemorates the beginning of the harvest season and cessation of the northeast monsoon in South India. The movement of the Sun from one zodiac sign into another is called Sankranti and as the Sun moves into the Capricorn zodiac known as Makara in Sanskrit, this occasion is named as Makara Sankranti in the Indian context. It is one of the few Hindu Indian festivals which are celebrated on a fixed date i.
How to Do Satyanarayana Pooja at Home
Pooja in homes may take place for such reasons as to bless a home, to celebrate birthdays and other personal events. Satyanarayan Pooja takes place in five parts, and placement of deities represents a stage in the ritual. Satyanarayana Pooja Spread a new, clean cloth in a freshly cleaned room on a square, elevated platform, churang, that will serve as the altar. Sprinkle rice grains across the center of the cloth. Position the kalash on the rice. Drape a second piece of cloth over the kalash, and place a small image of Lord Vishnu on the cloth.
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Malashura Satyanarayana Puja — Kannada. Decorate the front door with mango leaves. The Satyanarayan Puja is a religious worship of the Hindu god Vishnu. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Gandharvaveda Sthapatyaveda. Sanskrit Katha is available at http: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Satyanarayan Puja However, one can perform this puja in the morning as well [ citation needed ]. The previous night, think of Lord Sri Satyanarayana and mentally decide to perform puja the next day.
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