Ayusha Homa is performed to improve the life span of an individual. It is generally performed to regain health when one falls seriously ill. The word Ayush represents age and anyone wants to live a healthy life can hub on performing this ritual. This Homam plays a key role in improving living standards by decreasing health problems to a wider expanse. The main objective of Ayush Homam is to get boons from Ayur Devata, the god of life.
Religious Significance of Ayusha Homa
- Invoking Ayur devata and chanting Ayusha Suktham for good health and longevity.
- Can be performed for any age group to energize a person.
- Ayusha Homam for removing the negative effects of before birth which in turn aids for improving the overall well being of a person.
- By doing this homam, it is possible to control inappropriate and sudden death. It develops the quality of life.
- One who want to alleviation from mental and physical health issues can perform Ayush homam for living a better life.
When Ayushya Homa Can be performed
Ayushya Homa can perform on the janma tithi of the person. It can also perform on any other auspicious day by consulting an astrologer. If the person is not well or in a critical situation, this Homa can perform on any auspicious day.
Advantages of Performing the Ayusha Homa
- Removes negativities surrounding a person's health and eradicates possibilities of accidents and injuries.
- It heals physical and psychological health conditions.
- It removes the effects of past or previous karma.
- This Homam increases the life span of a person.
- It reduces the harmful effects of the planets
Ayush Homa observes to get relief from chronic health ailments and success in your endeavors. The period early in the morning before sunrise is called 'Brahma Muhurta' is considered an auspicious time to perform the Homam. This Homam controls unexpected death and other health problems in your life.
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 word of 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 recited where the Punya Vachanams 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.
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 rinse hands and mouth.
Aachamana – Offering drinking water to the Deity.
Snaana – Bathing the deity with various auspicious items.
Vasthra – Dressing the deity in clean clothes.
Yagnopaveetha – the deity wears a clean sacred thread.
Gandha – apply fresh sandalwood paste on 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 for the deity.
Taambula – Offering betel nut and leaves.
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.
The Agni takes the offerings made by the devotee and the Purohit. As a part of the ritual, at the end of this puja special items are offered to Agni like food items, ghee while chanting Vedic Mantra.
Maha Mangal Aarti
The Astavedha Seva is done along with the Vedic chants. The camphor Aarti, flowers, and aleshatha is offered while doing puja.
- Ayusha homa is performed at the temple.According to the astrology i have troubles in my life. To clear all the problems i did ayusha homa in the temple for that i booked purohit from PujaNPujari. very satisfied.pramod Jun 10, 2019
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