Ganesha Homa

Bird's eye view

Homas are rituals that are unique to Hinduism. In these religious practices, the devotees pray to deities and hope to get favors by means of offerings. In homa, sacred materials are offered into consecrated fire and pujas are performed for various reasons. Homa is also referred to as Havan, Homam or Yagna.

Ganesha Homa

Homam that is performed to appease Lord Ganesha is called Ganesha Homa. First, let's get to know Lord Ganesha, his benevolence and mercy so that we may understand the full impact of this particular homa.

The consorts of Lord Ganesha are said to be Riddhi (prosperity) and Siddhi (success) so we can also interpret this as if one performs Ganesha homa, one's hurdles fade away and will also be blessed with prosperity and success.

What are the occasions that it is done?

Ganesha homa is performed whenever anyone wants to start a new endeavor and continuance of success in tasks.

Ganesha Homa is considered a necessity at the following occasions:

  • At auspicious beginnings
  • To improve family bondage
  • To achieve planned objectives without hindrance
  • For success in work/projects
  • For success in education and marriage
  • To attain prosperity
  • At the beginning of other Homas

Advantages of performing Ganesha Homa:

  • Ganesha homa must be performed at least once every year so that one may attain health, wealth, prosperity and peace of mind.
  • It keeps hindrances at bay and showers you with success by inducing positive energy and the strength to carry you forward.
  • Most appropriate time to perform the homa:

    • Every year
    • If you are in Ketu dasa or bhukti
    • As a part of the Grihapravesh
    • As a part of Ayush homa
    • During Akshaya Tritiya
    Early morning or dawn is the time that Ganesha homa is performed, especially as part of the Grihapravesh(House warming) ceremony. Request a Priest to Perform this Homa