Punyavachanam ritual is performed to Lord Varuna to get Shanthi from Five elements of Fire, Water, Air, Earth, and space.
Rituals can be performed on any day and any auspicious occasion. Hence the puja performs with Kalasha Sthapana. After the puja, the purohit sprinkles the holy water or cow urine in those who participate in the ceremony and the place of home circumstances. By doing this puja, the house and people will clean. According to Vedic scriptures, this ceremony celebrates family development.
When Punya Vachanam can be Performed
The Punya Vachanam is a formal ritual in Hinduism. According to Vedic Sastra, this ceremony performs during New house warming, Engagement, Marriage, Childbirth, birthday, and other occasions. You should consult a pandit/purohit to fix the date according to your Janma Nakshatra for this puja.
Advantages of Punaya Vachanam
- To get relieved from the five elements of dosha and pontificate the mind, bodies, and House circumstances.
- According to a Vedic, it signifies the revere of all gods and to get the blessings.
Punya Vachanam FAQ'S
What is Punyavachanam?
Punyavachanam is one of the pujas performed on some occasions like a child’s birth, family member's death. During childbirth, Punyavachanam puja can be performed to purify the house and well being of the child.
When Punyavachanam can be performed?
Punyavachanam can be performed on any auspicious occasions like marriages, engagement, childbirth, and other occasions. The date can be fixed as per one’s Janma Nakshatra and Tithi.
What are the benefits of Punyavachanam?
To get relieved from the five elements of dosha and pontificate the mind, bodies, and House circumstances. According to a Vedic, it signifies the revere of all gods and to get the blessings.
For whom Punyavachanam puja can be performed?
Punyavachanam puja is performed to Lord Varuna to get Shanthi from Five elements of Fire, Water, Air, Earth, and space.
After childbirth on which day Punyavachanam can be performed?
After the childbirth, on the 11th day, Punyavachanam puja can be performed.
Punyavachanam ritual is performed for Lord Varuna to get Shanthi from Five elements of Fire, Water, Air, Earth, and space.
This ritual can be performed on any day or any occasion of different age groups. After the puja, the purohit sprinkles the Gomutra or cow urine in those who participate in the ceremony and also in the place of home circumstances. By doing this, the house and people will be clean. This ceremony is celebrated for the welfare and development of the family.
Sankalpam( The Testimony of The Vedic Vidhi)
The word Sankalpam indicates the Vedic astrology of Panchang, place, time, day, Tithi, Nakshatra, Yogam, and Karanam. These are recited to the three trinities of Bhrama, Vishnu, and Shiva. The Vedic Vidhi recites for the current Vedic year and the Vedic name of the subcontinent and other significant elements. At the end of the Sankalpa needs family members Name, Gotra, Zodiac sign, Birth star to recite as a part of the puja and to get the blessings from the Lord Maha Ganapati, Navagrahas, family deity (kula devata), Grama devata and Ishta devata (favorite god one’s choice). So the first procedure is to invoke blessings from the deity.
The Ganapati puja is considered as an auspicious for all the ceremonies while starting the puja. By doing Ganapathi puja, get free from obstacles, hurdles in life. It acquires materialistic, spirituality in life.
16 common offerings to the Deity during worship
Dhyana – Meditating
Aavaahana – Inviting the deity into the altar.
Asana – Giving a seat to the deity
Paadya – Washing the deity’s feet with pure water.
Arghya – to wash hands and mouth.
Aachamana – Offering drinking water to the Deity.
Snaana – Bath the deity idol with turmeric water, milk, curd, sugar, water.
Vasthra – Offering Clothes to the deity
Yagnopaveetha – Offering the thread to wear from his right shoulder
Gandha – apply sandalwood paste(mixed with water) on the forehead and shoulders to the deity
Pushpa – Offering fresh flowers while chanting the deity’s names.
Dhoop – Spreading fragrance to the altar.
Deepa –offering a Diya to illuminate the surrounding decorated deity.
Naivedya – offering food to the deity.
Taambula – Offering betel nut and leaves with fruits.
Harathi - offering harathi by lighting camphor
The word Punya Vachanam gives clarity of the clean ritual by invoking the blessings from the Lord Varuna (the lord of water) along with sacred rivers of the country namely Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Narmada, Sindhu, and Cavery. The tirtha mantras are recited where the Punya Vachanam is performed, and their all the five elements are,
Jal - water
Vayu - air
Prithvi - earth
Agni - fire
Akasha - sky or space
By the chanting of Vedic mantras related to Lord Varuna, the place will be purified, where the positive energy is being retained in the pot and Punyavachana can be performed.
The Kalasa puja can be done with the help of a copper vessel. Place the Kalasa, fill it with water, a coin and nine types of grains. In red cloth, one can tie the coconut. Then, coconut is placed on the top of Kalasa with mango leaves. By doing this procedure Kalasa puja can be finished.
Purohit does puja to the Deity with Ashotathara(108) names of particular God or Goddess. Before performing Ashtotaram he does Archana with Tithi, devotee name, birth star, gothram, and also with family member names for the welfare of the entire family. Purohit offers coconut, incense stick, Banana, Flower to God and Goddess to get blessings.
After performing the puja, Purohit offers Naivedya to God and completes the Shodashopachara Puja.
The Naivedyam which is offered to God is called Prasadam and is distributed to the devotees. In Hindu, culture Prasadam has given more importance, as it flourishes life with full of prosperity and well being. People who are unable to go temple can also have prasadam to get the benefits of puja.
Maha Mangal Aarti
The Astavedha Seva has done along with the Vedic chants. The camphor aarti, flowers, and Akshatha will be offered.
- Booked pandit for punyahavachanam puja, very well performed by Seshu swamy. He arrived home on time with all perishables. Very much satisfied.Vijay Feb 7, 2020
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