Guru Purnima is the day when we pay respect to our Gurus. Some organise pujas using simple pooja items while some spend the day on fasting. More on Guru Purnima.
Indian tradition and culture has always placed ‘Guru’ or ‘the teacher’ in the most revered position. As our scriptures read :-
“GururBrahma GururVishnu GururDevo Maheshwaraha ;
Guru Saakshaat ParaBrahma Tasmai Sri Gurave Namaha”
(Translated, this signifies Guru as the Creator, Guru as the Preserver and Guru as the Destroyer. Guru is also the absolute and ultimate Lord himself. Salutations to that!)
Guru purnima is the day of remembrance of the Guru and his importance in our lives. Some of them buy pooja items and offer pooja as a reverence to their gurus. Organising a special pooja on the day is a norm in many institutions which abide by the traditional systems. Organising pooja on this occasion is not difficult due to the availability of online puja samagri which makes matter easier. Continue reading Paying Respect to Gurus on the Occasion of Guru Purnima
Vinayaka Chaturthi is done with sixteen rituals. All the required pooja items for this may mostly be procured online. Here is a glimpse of the sixteen rituals.
Vinayaka Chaturthi is the worship of Lord Ganesha where the puja is done with sixteen rituals or shodashopachara. In case of Vinayaka Chaturthi, though the worship may be done in the morning, afternoon or evening, it is always preferred to be done in the afternoon. The place of worship must be cleaned and prepared beforehand and pooja items must be procured as per list. These days, to make matters simpler, specific puja kits are also available. Continue reading The Sixteen Rituals to be Followed During Vinayaka Chaturthi
Each one of the brass pooja items like Kalash, the puja thali, Diya or the lamp, and conch are spiritually important. Here’s all about these brass items.
The pooja items used for worshipping the Gods and Goddesses are the outstanding mediums that help in transporting shagun waves of the deities to the devotees. In this blog, the spiritual importance of some of the brass pooja items is explained. Continue reading What Is the Spiritual Importance of Brass Items In Pujas?
Jyeshtha Purnima is a ritual followed during full moon in the month of Jyeshtha. Simple pooja items are required for the pooja. Here’s more on the special day.
The Hindu Calendar offers many scope of Puja and Vrat throughout the year. Jyeshtha Purnima is one such vrat and ritual which is observed by the married women. The puja requires simple pooja items for the worship and all it requires is fasting and sincere worship. Continue reading Significance & Rituals Followed During Jyeshtha Purnima
Are you a devotee of Tirupati Balaji? Want to perform his puja at home? Here’s how to perform his puja with the right pooja items following the right vidhi.
Tirupati Balaji is believed to dwell in the seven hills known as the Tirumala. He is one of the forms of Lord Vishnu and is also identified as Lord Sriniwas, Venkateshwara, Venkatachalam, and Balaji. The name ‘Venkateshwara’ is given to him as he is the destroyer of all sins of every individual. This name can be split into different small terms in Sanskrit like ‘Ven’ which means destroy, ‘kata’ which means sin, and ‘ishwara’ which means the Supreme power. This is why his devotees perform his puja at home with all the required pooja items and also visit the temples of Balaji Continue reading Here’s How Can You Worship Tirupati Balaji at Home
MahaShivratri is celebrated by millions of devotees of Lord Shiva all over the world. They buy all the puja samagris to perform the puja with perfection.
MahaShivratri is one of the most important rituals of India. This Hindu puja has been accorded a lot of importance in the Hindu mythology. With Mahashivratri puja, the devotees reach the abode of Shankar Mahadev and live there peacefully. It is also believed that the devotee will be set free from the birth and the death cycle. It is said that the devotees who perform the puja on this particular day sincerely are believed to attain moksha and are absolved of all sins. People buy each and every puja samagri for pleasing Lord Shiva and to seek his blessings. Continue reading Significance of Performing MahaShivratri Puja