All you need to know about Birthday Puja- Procedure and Benefits


Birthday is the most important day of the year and looked-for excitedly by everyone, no matter whether the person is sixty years old or six years old. We all love to celebrate our birthdays with outstanding birthday cake and party, but we should never forget to make God a part of this occasion.

We consider this day as sacred and special and hence a birthday puja is organized with full devotion. Our celebrations can never be complete without a puja and this day indeed brings our near and dear ones celebrate our birthday, which makes it spirited to conduct a puja. Our future is also decided by the Nakshatras, portrayed by the timing of this day.

Along with the celebration of our birthday, there are many benefits of performing birthday puja on birthday. This puja is also done to attain success, peace, and satisfaction in the life. It is indeed a day where we thank God for giving us this precious life. We celebrate this day with our friends and family members with a cake and drinks. There can be many different ways of celebrating birthdays depending on the various factors.

Why performing Puja on Birthday is significant?

A birthday is a very special day in each one of our lives. Puja becomes necessary to exhibit our devotion to God throughout the year. It will help us get love and happiness in life by removing all the obstacles coming in the devotee’s life and pave the way for growth or to have a prosperous year ahead. It is also recommended as it increases one’s life.

Samagri of Birthday Puja

Dakshina for Brahmin, Aarti, Puja Samagri, Deep Prajjawlit, Kalash Sthapns, Navagraha Sthapna, Ganpati Staphna, Purnahuti, Sandalwood powder, Asthagandh, Til, Sugar, Ghee, Homam with honey, Ayush Mantra Japa, Shivlinga of any size, Laxmi, Ganesh, Sankalpa, Swasti Vachan, Shetrapal pujan, 64 yogini pujan, Shodash Matrika, Punyavachan, all under the Panchang Sthapana and Kalash Sthapana.

Advantages of offering prayers

  • It improves our overall health in terms of physical and mental
  • We also take the blessing for long life
  • We get the opportunity to start everything afresh
  • It helps us getting peace and removes negativity from our life
  • It brings health and wealth in our lives

Procedure of Birthday puja

A person can himself offer the prayers or Pandit can do on behalf of the devotee. One can also do the Satyanarayan puja to get all the prosperity of puja. Puja can be personalized depending on which occasion it is falling inured with various rituals and traditions. Start with Ganesh Puja and Navagraha mantras are recited along with several other mantras. A Havan is also organized subsequently with mantras. As cited, you can chat any mantra of your deities and as Ganesh mantra is for all, so you can recite his mantra to fulfill all your wishes.

|| Gajananam bhutganadhi sevitam
Kapithjambufalcharu bhakshanam
Uma sutam shokvinashkarakam
Namami vighneshwar padupankaiam ||

So, next time when your birthday is around the corner, do not forget to offer prayers to God. It is only due to his kindness and the great creation that we are enjoying our lives without any hassles.

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